Category Archives: FAB

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Young Design Engineer Converts a 1973 Konica Film Camera into Mirrorless Digital Camera

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Although the latest camera technologies have allowed both professional and amateur photographers to have more control than ever over their photography techniques, many of today’s camera body designs lack a…

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Watch Professional Blacksmith Torbjörn Åhman Forge a Pair of Fireplace Tongs from Scratch

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Although a majority of people may be more interested in analyzing the construction details of the latest iPhone design rather than something that came out of a blacksmith’s workshop, blacksmithing…

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French Startup Produces On-Demand 3D Printed Furniture in Less Than Two Hours

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Although product designers have been using various additive manufacturing technologies to create rapid prototypes for decades now, few objects have ever been bigger than a traditional consumer electronic product. Thanks…

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Oregon’s New Cascade Record Pressing Brings an Updated Spin to Vinyl Manufacturing

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Although a large amount of attention over the past few years (and especially the last two months) has been focused on the bevy of digital streaming music services including Spotify,…

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Watch a Toy Dinosaur Go from Sketch to Model to Manufactured Product in Three Minutes

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While toy designs start out much like any other product design – with an idea and a sketch – they can quickly become a more involved modeling exercise that requires…

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High School Student Upgrades His Wheelchair Using 3D Printed Parts

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Sixteen-year-old innovator Mohammad Sayed decided that his wheelchair needed to be more useful. Having previously designed and added an interchangeable laptop tray and canopy along with classmates for a school…

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65-Year-Old Surf Legend Creates the World’s Most Sustainable Surfboard Out of Agave

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Despite the deep connection to Earth that can be found through surfing waves around the world, the process of creating a typical surfboard is anything but earth-friendly; among other materials…

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The Shape-Shifting Ghostcube from Erik Åberg Is Origami Manipulation at Its Finest

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Origami is an art that requites a certain level of patience, skill, and precision. Be good enough at it, and it is possible to come up with beautifully detailed complex…

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How CloudDDM Is Putting Speed and Automation Into 3D Printing

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You upload your file, place your order, and in less than four seconds your product is being printed. That’s the answer to the question I asked Mitch Free about how his new venture…