Or let's say you want to make a doll house that looks like the place where you live. Or maybe instead of a Barrel of Monkeys, you could have a Barrel of Yous.
Kinect and 3D printer turns people into action-figure souvenirs - Boing Boing:
"Barcelona's Blablablab set up a 'Be Your Own Souvenir installation that used a Kinect and a 3D printer to allow passersby to pose for on-demand action-figures of themselves and their night out on the town:"
Be Your Own Souvenir! from blablabLAB on Vimeo.