Craft & Design

Dan Smithwick is working on developing a system so that people can design houses, buildings and other structures in Sketchup, then have the parts cut on a Shopbot, which can then be put together with a few more tools than a rubber mallet. Dan has been working with MIT Professor Larry Sass.

Take a look at his site, Physical Design make a design and put your puzzle house together!

At the Faire you’ll be able to see first hand how easy and fun the Physical Design Co structures are to assemble and you’ll be able to meet the co-founders who have developed this technology.

You can download the 3D model of the San Mateo Artist’s Studio from the Physical Design Co website.


Making things is the best way to learn about our world.

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