Hey man, all the best on your project. You can always manage to build any machine if you devote your time strictly to it. Determine exactly what you want your machine to do in specific so that you can figure out the type of machine you’ll create. Share it with us though! I mean the non- secret part of your innovation. Be sure to protect your work. There are unscrupulous people out there who are looking for hardworking fellows like you and preying on their projects.
Its creation process is simple and cheap to acquire. I would encourage anyone to start a project with a 3D printer for a start. The machine may be simple, but it makes very complicated items than any other machine.