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Fearless CNC

Fearless CNC

You might say that CNC is a stepchild in the digital fabrication family, not the friendliest or easiest tool to get to know in the makerspace. Yet CNC is not something that most makers should be afraid of. New software tools like Fusion 360 allow you to see in simulation what the CNC machine is […]

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Joyn Machine: Putting A New Angle On CNC Joinery

Joyn Machine: Putting A New Angle On CNC Joinery

Simon Deeg and Andreas Picker have come up with an interesting new tool that takes a new approach to CNC woodworking.

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Heirloom Tech: The Inlaid Micro Geometries of Khatam

Heirloom Tech: The Inlaid Micro Geometries of Khatam

these tiny geometric patterns are laid by hand

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Heirloom Tech: The Old-World Acoustics of Ali Qapu

Heirloom Tech: The Old-World Acoustics of Ali Qapu

The Music Hall of Ali Qapu’s unique architectural features cut down on echoes while diffusing music for fantastic low-tech acoustics.

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String, pencils, and paperclips on a wooden table.

Quick Tip: Perspective Drawing with String and a Paper Clip

Using a simple string and hook to create dynamic perspective guidelines for drawing.

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Maker Spotlight: Jillian Northrup & Jeffrey McGrew

Maker Spotlight: Jillian Northrup & Jeffrey McGrew

With a small team and a CNC machine, Jillian and Jeffrey are using their design chops to tackle all kinds of interior and architectural projects.

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