White section of gun made on 3D printer
Media playback is unsupported on your device

Gun parts made on 3D printer

2 March 2013 Last updated at 06:02 GMT

As the gun debate around assault weapons continues in the United States, one company has decided to combat possible legislation by designing a gun that can be made at home.

The design uses 3D printers and is being made available online for free.

Anti-gun advocates are worried about the future of gun ownership.

Lucas de Jong reports.