Watch a robot make a 3D-printed chair out of old refrigerators
Designer Dirk van der Kooij makes cool, modern-looking plastic furniture out of defunct refrigerators and other plastic waste. The plastic is ground up, then squeezed out like soft serve into a computerized pattern.
The cheapest of the chairs, a child-sized rocker, costs over $600. But let’s be real: Could you DIY this out of a refrigerator? Yeah, I thought not.
Dirk Vander Kooij’s Repurposed Robot Prints “Endless” Furniture From Recycled E-Waste, Inhabitat.