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    ShopBot Tools expands 100kGarages.com, further supporting the growing digital fabrication movement

    by  • April 12, 2012 • Uncategorized • 1 Comment

    100kGarages.com has opened its virtual “garage doors” to an even wider community of makers, Fabbers and Designers. 100kGarages connects people who have ideas about things they want made with others who can make those items using the design and production process of digital fabrication. The site provides resources for digital design and web tools...

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    100kGarages is an award winner!

    by  • April 8, 2010 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    We just found out that 100kGarages was voted the “Best Downloadable Design Concept” in the Treehugger Best of Green 2010 Awards. The tagline for Best of Green is “Awarding Excellence in Sustainability“, and we thank the folks at Treehugger for recognizing the Green benefits of 100kGarages and localized manufacturing.

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    What’s next for 100kGarages?

    by  • February 10, 2010 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    There’s a lot of interest in how we’re planning on expanding the types of digital tools in 100kGarages and we’ve posted our thoughts and plans at http://www.100kgarages.com/Whats_next.html , but we just wanted to make sure that everyone had a chance to look it over so we’ve re-posted it below: Since we first started thinking...

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    We’re looking for a few good Fabbers!

    by  • January 21, 2010 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The innovative EasyCut, an end-to-end system that will manage the complete transaction for pre-paid fabrication jobs, is getting ready for beta testing and we’re looking for 5 beta-testing Fabbers to help out. Here’s what we’re looking for: Flexibility and an openness to new ideas. EasyCut is a completely new way of CNC cutting and...

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    Essay on the Economy and Small Biz

    by  • January 15, 2010 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    I’ve recently posted a two-part web column on the ShopBot website that discusses some views on the economy as it relates to small business, digital fabrication, and 100kGarages (see, Part 1; Part 2). Among other things, it describes why we feel 100kGarages will offer new kinds of opportunities for those involved in digital fabrication....

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    Our MakerBot’s finished (again)

    by  • December 21, 2009 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    Well, we actually finished the MakerBot we’re building to learn a little more about additive 3d printing about a month ago and did a couple of successful builds. Unfortunately we forgot the fundamental rule of digital tools and didn’t turn Linux updates off, causing a catastropic plunge of the Z axis and Plastruder when...

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    Newsletter#5 12-14-09

    by  • December 16, 2009 • Uncategorized • 0 Comments

    The latest 100kGarages newsletter just came out yesterday..here it is in all it’s goodness. If you don’t already get it in yiour inbox you can sign up at newsletter.100kgarages.com: Well…when we say the 100kGarages newsletter comes out “semi-occasionally” we really mean it! It’s not from lack of action though, and those of you that have...

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