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Wayfind Your Way to Maker Faire for FREE with SketchUp Software

Wayfind Your Way to Maker Faire for FREE with SketchUp Software

Design an information kiosk and you could win a trip to Maker Faire Bay Area!

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Design a Maker Faire Info Kiosk & Win a Trip to the Bay Area!

Design a Maker Faire Info Kiosk & Win a Trip to the Bay Area!

Design an information kiosk utilizing SketchUp software and ShopBot CNC machines and you could win a trip to the Bay Area Maker Faire!

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Shopbot Desktop: A Step Up In DIY Engineering

Shopbot Desktop: A Step Up In DIY Engineering

I know that 3D printers have been all the rage lately, but let us not forget the humble CNC mill. It’s capable of fast and precise fabrication in a plethora of materials. It definitely earns a place on any serious maker’s workbench. The ShopBot Desktop is a prime example of a desktop CNC.

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Digital Fabber’s 2nd Annual CNC Jamboree

Digital Fabber’s 2nd Annual CNC Jamboree

Digital Fabber’s CNC Jamboree recently held its second annual event in Long Lake Park in Lakeville, OH last month. It looked like a really cool event with demonstrations of CNC machines, classes on CBC best practices, and a show and tell of projects.

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CNCed Dark Side of the Moon

CNCed Dark Side of the Moon

Minneapolis ShopBot maestro Greg Flanagan made this 42″ CNCed representation of the moon, specifically a shot of the moon’s dark side. Greg used NASA’s GLD-100 lunar topographical map as a starting point, and the final piece is a gift to his wife Marie on their 5th anniversary.

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Handibots are Going Fast

ShopBot launched a Kickstarter campaign for its much anticipated Handibot and pre-orders for the mini CNC devices are moving fast. The company sold the 10, $1,995 early bird specials within the first hours of its campaign. As of this writing ShopBot had raised $25,000 of its $125,000 campaign.

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