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    Fusion360: New Resources for 100kGarages Fabbers-Designers-Customers; Collaboration Ready!

    by  • November 25, 2015 • collaboration, distributed manufacturing, Maker Movement, Maker Pro, Resources, The Digital Fab Revolution, The New Industrial Revolution • 0 Comments

    Digital fabrication – from modeling to making – is now enabling and powering manufacturing in small, enterprising businesses everywhere. It’s about the digital technology that lets small producers make complex, quality parts with reasonable pricing and really responsive agility. It’s about local manufacturing, local making, and local producing becoming competitive again. It’s what 100kGarages is...

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    Furniture Makers are Thinking and Working Green

    by  • November 20, 2015 • collaboration, community shops, distributed manufacturing, furniture, Resources, shopbot • 0 Comments

    Furniture maker and Furniture Society Board of Trustees President Steffi Dotson has published an article, “Green Furniture: As Assessment of Furniture Society Member Work” in the Journal of Green Building, which was recently reprinted on the Furniture Society’s website. Ms. Dotson reports on how members of the Society ply their trade in ways that...

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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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    MAKEzine reviews 2013’s major developments for Making Professionals

    by  • January 2, 2014 • community shops, distributed manufacturing, Handibot Power Tool, Maker Movement, maker spaces, Resources, The Digital Fab Revolution, The New Industrial Revolution • 0 Comments

    Maker Pro Newsletter’s DC Denison pulls together a round-up of 2013’s developments on the Maker Pro frontier — where making meets business.  Turns out it was a very busy, productive year indeed. Put it on your to-do list to learn more about these start-ups and initiatives — read the round-up here. One that stands...

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    CNC Router Bits Demystified

    by  • April 4, 2013 • Resources, shopbot • 6 Comments

    CNC routers need bits. They determine the kind of carving you can do, the resolution of your finished designs, and how fast you can move through the material. They come with cutting edges that pull up or push down (sometimes both), they have square or shaped ends, they are made for speed or accuracy,...

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    ShopBot Announces “Digital Fab Tools for Schools” Collaboration with Autodesk

    by  • January 9, 2013 • Resources, The Digital Fab Revolution

    $2500 Vouchers For Teachers toward Purchase of Powerful Desktop CNC Tool and Autodesk 123D Design Software Durham, NC — January 9, 2013   ShopBot Tools, a leader in digital design and fabrication tools, has launched “Digital Fab Tools for Schools,” a special promotion supporting the wider availability of digital fabrication technology and curricula in high...

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    Your Quick Guide to 100kGarages Resources

    by  • December 9, 2012 • Resources • 0 Comments

    100kGarages Fabbers Map

    The Fabbers Map is a way to find Fabbers and Designers nearby, or those anywhere who have the expertise or equipment you need. We’re continually working on the search system to make it easier for you to find the right “Garage.”  To help understand a Garage’s capabilities, we’ve recently improved the Fabbers and Designers...

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