Innovative Design Lets You Make Your Own Plastic Goods

 - Aug 8, 2009   Updated: Apr 6 2011
References: andrew-duffy & dezeen
This rotational molding machine is a quirky DIY design that is also very educational. Powered by a cordless drill, the rotational molding machine is capable of producing hollow plastic products.

Made from scrap materials, the rotational molding machine was produced by design students Andrew Duffy, Craig Tyler and Edward Harrison from the UK University for the Creative Arts.

Implications - Consumers are increasingly interested in DIY projects and this trend is another example that people want to create more things on their own. An opportunity arises for companies to create instructional manuals that help individuals turn store bought objects into revamped DIY projects for the home. This will appeal to an economy with consumers who are still recovering from recession.