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The Dream Factory

The Dream Factory

Ff 128 Fablab6 F Great article with our MAKE pals, Squid Labs –The concept is simple: Boot up your computer and design whatever object you can imagine, press a button to send the CAD file to Lewis’ headquarters in New Jersey, and two or three weeks later he’ll FedEx you the physical object. Lewis launched eMachineShop a year and a half ago, and customers are using his service to create engine-block parts for hot rods, gears for home-brew robots, telescope mounts – even special soles for tap dance shoes. Link.

8 thoughts on “The Dream Factory

  1. noizehole says:

    I make the fuzz boxes amid the kipple.

  2. sirkut says:

    Mostly build synthesizers, effects, and a few other interesting electronic devices.

  3. Gutshot says:

    Well you inspired me to get in gear and start up a flickr account. And to think, all to show of this horrid mess:

  4. stevecooley says:

    Hey, I have timelapse movies me me making my workbenches.. :)

    check out this post:


  5. pmidge says:

    at least i’m not alone in the messy-bench department. i feel less shame now. i’m working with the nice people at Anthro to come up with a better solution to this self-perpetuating mess!

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