The Maker Movement Unmade? Part 4: Attack of the Clones
Read parts one, two and three of this series. Determining a definitive cause of the economic misfortunes of some companies in the open source hardware and maker spaces might prove…
Dayton’s 3D Printing Bar and Makerspace Closes its Doors…For Good?
I’ve never really liked the phrase “all good things must come to an end.” I don’t always find it necessarily true, though I’m sure I can be proven wrong. Unfortunately,…
South London Makerspace
This is a fun look at the South London Makerspace. It is a compact and fun community, but they utilize space and time effectively based on their surroundings.
Make All the Things Part 3: Vertical Garden
This is an introduction to the next project we will be taking on for the Make all Things Series. This project will be giving us a new found understanding of the skills required within the field of botany as well as design research and collaboration.
Make All the Things Part 2: Ring Creation and Casting a Wax Ring, Part 1
This is an indepth how-to on making on casting a ring. This involved the usage of 3D Printers, but also various outside methods are important to this process. It is very fun to learn all of these new techniques.
Interview with Colin Keogh of the Rapid Foundation
This is a brief interview with Colin Keogh of the Rapid Foundation. He gives us some good insight into the need to enable people through technology as well as what it means to be a maker.
Make All The Things Part 1: Having Fun and Being Creative at the Makerspace
This is an article on the enthusiasm and spirit of being within a makerspace or a fabrication lab. It is important to be aware of these places, as they are truly inspiring and creative places to be within. There is never a lack of vigor and creativity flowing from these places.
Collaborative Makerspace Network NextFab is Celebrating Ten Years of Business in Philadelphia
Collaborative Philadelphia-based workspace NextFab isn’t just made up of one location, but is actually a regional network of makerspaces and business incubators, where artisans, hardware entrepreneurs, and makers can feel…
Greek Refugees Using Mass Portal 3D Printer, Donated by Materialise, to Design and Print Their Own Models
We often hear heartwarming stories of how 3D printing is being used to make the world a better place in all sorts of ways. In 2016, German NGO Soup & Socks…