• Design

    100kGarager Profile: InHaus Fabrication of Eugene, Oregon

    by  • June 5, 2015 • community shops, Design, distributed manufacturing, Featured 100k Users, Maker Pro, prototyping, shopbot • 0 Comments

    Kris notes: "Meet Milton, the CNC cut T-Rex shop mascot. It occurred to us, why have a sidewalk sandwich board when Milton can hold the signs. Plus, people are more likely to read if they have to walk around a T-Rex."

    Kristopher Schaefer started InHaus Fabrication, a digital fabrication shop, in May of 2014, and things have been buzzing ever since. InHaus provides prototype production, industrial design service, custom promotional material, and high end packaging. InHaus is furnished with a ShopBot CNC router, 3D printer, and a laser cutter. Kris also offers software training classes...

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    On Digital Fab and the Next Industrial Revolution

    by  • February 10, 2015 • collaboration, community shops, Design, distributed manufacturing, Handibot Power Tool, Maker Pro, The Digital Fab Revolution, The New Industrial Revolution • 0 Comments

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    During the last several years I have written a number of times about digital fabrication being the catalyst for the “next industrial revolution”. As our own best example, we see our “open” design, development, and production plans for the Handibot Smart Tool as a good example of how the potential of digital fab might...

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    Press Fit: A Kickstarter Success via MIT’s FabLab and 100kGarages

    by  • September 18, 2014 • Design, distributed manufacturing, Featured 100k Users, furniture, Maker Pro, The Digital Fab Revolution, The New Industrial Revolution • 0 Comments

    David Yamnitsky graduated in June of 2014 with a BS in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science from MIT, and is continuing as a graduate student at the Center for Bits and Atoms at the MIT Media Lab. He never thought when he entered MIT, that a couple of years later he’d be launching a...

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    Light up your phone notifications and turn down the noise with MyHue

    by  • September 10, 2014 • Design, Featured 100k Users, Handibot Power Tool, Maker Movement, Maker Pro, prototyping, shopbot, The New Industrial Revolution • 0 Comments

    100kGarages member Ryan Patterson, who is also the head of Production Support at ShopBot, was sitting at his ShopBot Tools desk when he saw a problem calling out for an innovative solution. “Our main office area at ShopBot is a large, open environment,” Ryan explained. “People receiving texts, notifications, emails and phone calls on...

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    Can’t get a mortgage? Get a kit and build your own code-compliant home.

    by  • June 16, 2014 • collaboration, Design, distributed manufacturing, home construction, shopbot, The Digital Fab Revolution

    Not since the 1950’s has there been a readily available, sturdy, home building kit for use by any novice. With Homebuilt, architect Dennis Michaud is writing a new chapter in American home building. He recently contributed a post to ShopBot Tool’s blog entitled, “Homebuilt is Re-Inventing Homebuilding with Distributed Manufacturing (and ShopBots).”  In the...

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    100kGaragers featured in the AtFAB Open Source Living Room

    by  • May 29, 2014 • collaboration, community shops, Design, distributed manufacturing, Featured 100k Users, furniture, Maker Movement • 1 Comment

    Designers and architects Anne Filson and Gary Rohrbacher of AtFAB created an innovative and fun destination at this year’s “flagship” Maker Faire in San Mateo. As Anne explained, “We designed the AtFAB Open Source Living Room to offer Maker Faire visitors a place to take a break, and to learn about CNC fabrication, distributed...

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    A Maker’s Journey to Maker PRO: The Timbrr Stylus story

    by  • May 15, 2014 • community shops, Design, Maker Movement, maker spaces, prototyping, shopbot, The Digital Fab Revolution, The New Industrial Revolution

    The first thing that strikes you when you step inside Dom Peralta’s garage/maker space in San Mateo isn’t necessarily the high-pitched drilling of his ShopBot Desktop’s spindle. Rather it’s the very pleasant and heady aroma of natural California cedar. That’s because the ShopBot is hard at work precision-cutting wooden dowels of cedar for the...

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