3D printing is one of those technologies which still sounds futuristic, even though it's existed for more than a decade. Thing is, it's definitely here. People are printing everything - phone covers, ornaments and - it turns out - guns.
Chief among them is Cody Wilson, a 25-year-old law student from Texas, who recently won a license to make and sell 3D-printed guns after demonstrating a lower receiver capable of withstanding more than 600 fired rounds.
Wilson's non-profit, Defence Distributed, is dedicated to providing "access to, and the collaborative production of, information and knowledge related to the 3D printing of arms" and publish that knowledge online.
Vice recently went to Texas to meet Cody and watch him print a gun. He shows Vice how he amassed his collection of gun parts, and is able to modify them to build something new - and potentially more scary.
Watch the whole film above, and follow the story over at Vice.
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