Category Archives: FAB

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Prototype with LEGOs Directly on Your Laptop with the $35 Brik Case

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As if LEGOs haven’t already taken up our shelves and desk space, they may soon be traveling with us to coffee shops, meetings and anywhere else we take our laptops…

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Backyard Prototyping: Sand Casting with Foam Core and Recycled Aluminum Cans

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Last time we checked in with YouTube’s King of Random (AKA Grant Thompson), he was teaching his 3-million YouTube subscribers how to create a backyard foundry for melting down recycled…

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The Copy/Pour Molds Housewares out of Earth Material

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Some of the best conceptual manufacturing equipment designs that we’ve seen over the past few years have involved altering traditional processes into more simplified approaches that strip away the complexities…

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Tinkerplay is the Posable Robot Making App You (and Your Kids) Will Play for Hours

1 week ago

It was a sad day when My Robot Nation was gobbled by 3D Systems and subsequently buried on the Cubify website. (You can find it here now: http://cubify.com/en/store/app/JOW97UI59Y.) They were…

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Is the Sub-$1,000 Zeni Kinetic 3D Printer the Best Makerbot Replacement?

1 week ago

The Zeni Kinetic Origin series of 3D printers are Designed for the future. A future where the 3D printer becomes a common appliance in homes and offices. With the Origin…

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The Bucket Board: Mac Premo and Don Sanford Make Skateboards from Old Buckets

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Last time we checked in with self-described “Stuffmaker” Mac Premo, the Brooklyn-based multimedia artist, videographer and designer was waxing philosophical about why he creates and why “(being) the arbiter of…

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3D Printing and Molding: A Match Made in Iterative-Fab Heaven

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Molding (the manufacturing process, not the food spoilage one) has been around for a good six millennia, with a cast copper frog from 3200 B.C.E. being among the oldest surviving…

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Watch Frank Howarth Have a Blast While Fulfilling a Wood Sake Tray Production Order

2 weeks ago

When it comes to watching videos of wood products come to life, leave it up to artisanal wood craftsman Frank Howarth and his creative camera work to be among the…

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AKER Brings Downloadable Flatpack Furniture to Urban Farmers

2 weeks ago

Although the concept of urban farming isn’t necessarily new, the trifecta of crowdfunding platforms, widespread access to digital fabrication tools and the general public’s interest in eating healthier has helped…