Maker-Modern: Case Studies

To read the original Maker-Modern article, go here. Disclaimer: Unless noted, I have no real knowledge of the engineering or manufacturing processes used on any of the following products. My comments are not meant as critiques of the products themselves, but simply potential engineering issues that might easily be overlooked by an inexperienced “maker.” It is quite possible that the manufacturers have resolved the issues I mention by innovative (if not apparent) means. This is[…]

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A Kitchen Table

I entered TEE 200 “Prototyping with Wood” expecting to learn my way around a power tool or two and walk out with a handful of kitschy wooden objects. But on day one, when it was announced that the final project was building a major piece of furniture (optionally of our own design), I knew that I had found my favorite class for the semester. Nothing screams exciting and fun to me like “optionally of your[…]

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