Maker Bot is awesome because it's a 3D printer that's also open source and plays Daft Punk tunes while it's at work. And it's meant to be hacked, so this gallery item is limited only by your imagination.

The formal name for this MakerBot is the Cupcake CNC, and is able to rapidly prototype anything. It consists of a series of belts and pulleys, laser cutter, a wood cabinet, and a stepper motor. And really, it's hard to complain about anything that plays "Television Rules the Nation" as a pure aside. The guys from MakerBot will be around to give away free items made with the printer as well. So come by and check it out.You might see a few other things you like.

Gizmodo Gallery 2009
Groupe
267 Elizabeth Street
New York, NY 10012

Gallery Dates:
September 23rd-27th

Times:

9/22 Tuesday
Media Day by appointment only. For info please contact gallery@gizmodo.com.

9/23 Wednesday
12-8

9/24 Thursday
12-8

9/25 Friday
12-8

9/26 Saturday
11-8
9-? - Live Musical Performance

9/27 Sunday
11-6

Read more about our Giz Gallery 09 here, follow @gizgallery on Twitter and see what else we'll be playing with at the event. And special thanks to Toyota's Prius — without their sponsorship, there would be no Gizmodo Gallery.