Makerspaces in Education: Becoming Comfortable Using Your ShopBot and Other Digital Fabrication Tools

By Sallye Coyle, April 5th, 2018

Showing off projects created on a ShopBot CNC and a laser cutter

Do you own or have access to digital fabrication equipment such as a ShopBot CNC machine, laser cutter, or 3D printer, and an interest in education? Do you want to know more about the software and machines available for digital fabrication in …

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April 5th, 2018 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Category: Career and Technical, Design School, Digital Fabrication, Education, Events, Fab Labs, Fabrication Techniques, Getting Started in CNC, Graduate School, Handibot Smart Power Tool, High School, Makerspaces, Middle School, Public School, ShopBot, ShopBot Sallye, STEAM, STEM, Teachers | ( 34 ) | One comment

Digital Fabrication for Educators: Your Place or Ours

By Sallye Coyle, July 6th, 2017

Whether it takes place at ShopBot, or on site, a 2 – 3 Day Professional Development workshop gives teachers a chance to hone their skills with digital fabrication machines. Educators starting at all levels, from newby to someone with a year or more experience running their ShopBot CNC router, end up with new techniques …

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July 6th, 2017 | Tags: , , , , , , , | Category: Design Thinking, Digital Fabrication, Education, Getting Started in CNC, Graduate School, Handibot Smart Power Tool, High School, Makerspaces, Middle School, Public School, ShopBot Sallye, Signs, STEAM, STEM, Teachers | ( 34 ) | Leave a comment

Costume designer creates textile print block with ShopBot

By Michael Berliner, October 12th, 2015

Design file used to recreate the design used on an antique wooden textile printing block.

 

Theatrical costume designer Katie Keener is a graduate student in technical theatre at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, where the theatre in residence is Playmakers Repertory Company. As part of her studies, Katie recently developed …

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October 12th, 2015 | Tags: , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Education, Fabrication Techniques, Graduate School, Makerspaces, Theatres | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

FSU Theatre’s Jim Lile puts CNC into the spotlight

By Michael Berliner, September 27th, 2015

Jim Lile has quite an impressive background in professional theatre. He earned an MFA from the Yale School of Drama in Technical Design and Production in 1999. Over the years he has been the Technical Director, Stage Manager, Lighting Designer or staff member for a variety of theatrical and dance companies: Norwegian Cruise Lines, …

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September 27th, 2015 | Tags: , | Category: Career and Technical, Design School, Education, Graduate School, PRSalpha, ShopBot, ShopBot User Stories, Teachers, Theatres | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

Meet Gustavo Bonet. To the NYC design world, he’s becoming known as “the Fixer.”

By Michael Berliner, October 19th, 2014

Gustavo Bonet, architect and designer. He helped out at the ShopBot booth at this year’s Maker Faire NYC

 

Gustavo Bonet is a traditionally trained architect who started making furniture in Florida before moving to NYC to get his Masters in Architecture from Columbia University. Gustavo says, “During my time at Columbia, I developed …

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October 19th, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Education, Graduate School, Product Prototyping, ShopBot User Stories | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

Can you CNC a classic American chair? Of course you can.

By Michael Berliner, August 21st, 2014

Architect, designer and educator John Thomas Heida relaxes in his retro, flat-pack chair

John Thomas Heida is an architectural designer, a furniture designer, and a digital-fabrication specialist at the School of Visual Art’s Visible Futures Lab. He teaches at the New York School of Interior Design, School of Visual Arts and at …

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August 21st, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Education, Fab Labs, Graduate School, Makerspaces, ShopBot User Stories | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

Florida State U. informs and inspires with digital fabrication techniques

By Michael Berliner, February 12th, 2014

Professors at Florida State University in Tallahassee are helping to prepare their students for a multitude of career possibilities, by exposing them to the techniques of digital fabrication. They’re making use of digital fab from many angles, and it’s fascinating to learn about. Projects range from a huge 3D printer that instructor Winston Graves describes …

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February 12th, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , | Category: Digital Fabrication, Education, Graduate School, ShopBot User Stories | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

Florida State U. informs and inspires with digital fabrication techniques

By Michael Berliner, February 12th, 2014

Professors at Florida State University in Tallahassee are helping to prepare their students for a multitude of career possibilities, by exposing them to the techniques of digital fabrication. They’re making use of digital fab from many angles, and it’s fascinating to learn about.

Windham Graves is a studio technician who heads up the Multi-Modal …

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February 12th, 2014 | Tags: , , , , , , , , | Category: Design School, Education, Fabrication Techniques, Graduate School | ( 67 ) | Leave a comment

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