• Featured 100k Users

    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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    ADX Portland makerspace serves a thriving creative community

    by  • May 28, 2015 • collaboration, community shops, Featured 100k Users, Maker Movement, maker spaces, The Digital Fab Revolution • 0 Comments

    ADX Founder Kelley Roy

    Talking recently with ADX Portland’s founder and owner Kelley Roy, she commented that about 1500 people move to Portland every month, and among these are a lot of people who are joining a growing community of makers. “There are so many people here who are hungry to learn how to make for themselves, very...

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    FabLab Tacoma serves the community’s students and entrepreneurs

    by  • April 19, 2015 • 3D Cutter, community shops, Featured 100k Users, Maker Movement, maker spaces, prototyping, Resources, shopbot • 1 Comment

    Founded in late 2012 by Stephen Tibbitts, FabLab Tacoma is a community-based prototyping and technology workshop that’s open to the public with a membership business model. I spoke with Stephen recently to learn more. “We opened up the FabLab to provide easy access to cutting-edge design and prototyping equipment such as a ShopBot CNC...

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    Walter Dill’s vision comes to life with help of 100kGarages

    by  • October 19, 2014 • collaboration, Featured 100k Users, Maker Movement, Maker Pro, shopbot

      Walter Dill of Washington State is an artist with many outlets of expression. Aside from designing and working in wood for many years, he has enjoyed a long career as an instructor of non-competitive ballroom dance. First inspired by the Moorish art and architecture he discovered while in art school, Walter has been...

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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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    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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