3-D printing options like HoneyBee3D are growing. You can upload files to online service Shapeways, which will print your object and ship it to you, and some UPS(UPS,Fortune 500) locations have3-D printers in their stores. MakerBot has three retail locations on the East Coast where you can buy printers and 3-D printed gifts, as well as take classes.
Although HoneyBee3D has been open for just two months, its owners have already decided there's a need for more locations. They plan to open six more in the Bay Area next year.