I like this idea of Jenett's. Maybe we can do it with lasers once we get the IR version working.
I have a number of canon printers (high quality stuff) to teardown, scrap, and salvage. The printers include steel rods, stepper motors, drivers, and other cool components. Is it enough stuff to make a RepRap? Let's find out.
If we can cast aluminum, can we then make a lathe?