My friend Gary Schoonmaker got his desktop broken. After trying many things, I found out that the Microprocessor was busted. Then decided to give me the desktop so I could used it.
I think is going to be a good base for the 3D printer, plus this is going to be considerate as recycled.
Here are some examples:
The interesting part is that it seems that some materials will need the platform to be heated.
I can reuse the busted CPU as a heater: http://hackaday.com/2005/11/26/cooking-with-processors/