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Maker Faire Season

It’s Maker Faire season, but what, exactly, does that mean? Are you scratching your head and asking, “What is a maker faire?” A maker faire is marketed as “The greatest show and tell on Earth.” I like to think of it as being similar to a county fair. At a maker faire, individuals and groups display, demonstrate and may offer…

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3D Printer Build Phase II

Worked resumed on the Rostock Max v3 desktop 3D printer this week.  The DIY kit was donated to the KZOO Makers by www.SeeMeCNC.com and has a six step assembly plan to follow.  This week we worked on finishing Step 2, the bearings and base assembly.                                              ——-> Scott and Shane began…

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A project from Don Batts

Don Batts made the makerspace a sign. White oak, V carved with 90° carbide bit, software for design was Aspire (Vectric Corp). The CNC machine is run by Mach 3 software using g code generated by Aspire. The CNC machine is from Legacy (Explorer model) and has a workspace of 25″x25″x5″, and machines to a tolerance of a few thousands…

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