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The Biggest Makerspace in a Town of 10,000 or Less

The Biggest Makerspace in a Town of 10,000 or Less

FabLab ICC is located at Independence Community College in Independence, Kansas. It’s a small town of less than 10,000 people in southeast Kansas. Yet for a town of that size, FabLab ICC with 15,000 sq.ft. of space is large. Jim Correll is the Director of FabLab ICC and Tim Haynes is the Manager. They are […]

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Arsonists Destroy French FabLab La Casemate

Arsonists Destroy French FabLab La Casemate

A French fablab, La Casemate, was burned down by arsonists who hoped to destroy an institution they believed to be notoriously toxic.

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Open World: Vigyan Ashram Is Fostering a Growing Maker Movement in India

Open World: Vigyan Ashram Is Fostering a Growing Maker Movement in India

Vigyan Ashram was the first Fab Lab outside MIT. They’ve long been a pillar of sustainable innovation and a hidden gem of the Maker Movement.

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Fab Academy Adventures: 7 Press Fit Construction Kits

Fab Academy Adventures: 7 Press Fit Construction Kits

The Fab Academy program is a distributed educational model providing advanced digital fabrication instruction for students through an unique, hands-on curriculum and access to technological tools and resources. In this series, Erin, aka RobotGrrl is going to be sharing her experiences with the program as she progresses through the courses.         How […]

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Solar Airstream Fab Lab

Solar Airstream Fab Lab

Two pioneering artists, Coral Lambert and Paul Higham, will soon be embarking on a tour with their Solar Airstream Fab Lab, equipped for both 3D printing and metal casting. This modified Airstream has solar panels, a 3D scanner, two 3D printers (MakerBot and Rostock), and equipment for casting objects in iron and bronze using environmental mold making techniques. The Solar […]

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Slideshow: Fab10Barcelona

Slideshow: Fab10Barcelona

This week 600 people gathered in Barcelona for Fab10, a truly international conference on the state of digital fabrication and open source hardware, as well as a convention for the global FabLab makerspace network. Fab Labs are the brainchild of Neil Gershenfeld of MIT. His vision was to build a network of standardized makerspaces outfitted with […]

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