3D printing is more than just succulent planters on etsy. Formlabs releases blog posts about how the community is using their printers in ways that better traditional tasks. Although they may be far removed from the original method of making, they do a great deal to improve the trade it serves. Its not a replacement for craftsmanship it is just a tool.
This post talks about how though the use of 3D scanning and SLA printing art restorers can scan priceless works of art and replace or repair pieces of the art so the public can take it in as the artist had completed it.