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FabSeat. Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers. I’ve been collecting clever ways of slotting flat stock together since I first read Nomadic Furniture back in 1999, well before the advent of the accessible hobby-class CNC tools that today make manufacturing parts like these pretty easy.

Make: DIY Projects, How-Tos, Electronics, Crafts and Ideas for Makers

Now, the world is full of people designing models, project enclosures, sculpture, furniture, and all kinds of other cool stuff to be assembled from parts made on laser cutters and CNC routers. I keep expecting a definitive book or website to emerge that covers the “bag of tricks” in an organized way, but so far, I haven’t found it. Maybe this article can serve as a jumping-off point. In any case, I think it’s time to share my notebook of CNC panel joinery. In presenting this material, I want to first acknowledge my respect for the world’s established and ancient traditions of joinery.

I may abuse some terms, without meaning to, and I am glad to be corrected by those who are in the know about traditional joinery. Laser vs. Biasing Cross (“X”) Joints. Колихва - Чи доречно на сьогоднішній день влаштовувати краудфандінг в Україні?

Колихва -

Сьогодні досить складно отримати кредит від банків, інвесторів чи сторонніх організацій. Але сидіти, склавши руки, на мій погляд, це теж не вихід. Хтось захищає країну, а хтось повинен займатись її розвитком, піднімати економіку, розвивати виробництво, створювати нові робочі місця. Адже нікому ми не потрібні "голі та босі", ніколи ми не зможемо бути на рівні з сусідами з нульовим валовим продуктом. Саме с цих причин в мене виникла ідея стоврити краудфандінговий проект, у якому кожен бажаючий може прийняти участь в створенні чогось нового і тим самим залишити своє ім'я в історії розвитку окремого проекту — українського бренду "Цегла дизайн" і української промисловості в цілому. Крісло-гамак "Колихва" був створений мною в результаті вдосконалення дизайну гамаків. Меблі : Колихва. 木の家具.作品例-テーブル等. Open CNC Furniture. Open design isn’t just for machines and electronics, With the rise in popularity of CNC routers and laser cutters, there is now an expanding open furniture movement.

Open CNC Furniture

The result is a fabrication movement where designs are shared globally but fabricated locally and parametric design enables infinite configuration for personal fabrication. Every design featured in this article is available for download. Lean Desk – Original OpenDesk, an open-source project commissioned by Mint Digital. Open Desk Edie Set – designed by brothers Joni and David Steiner, for their niece, Edie, when she was 18 months old. The OpenDesk project provides free downloads of designer furniture files that you can CNC. Lynton Pepper’s Wiki Booth was designed to provide extra privacy in shared workspaces.

All designs on Open Desk are downloadable, but their attributes are not easily editable to adjust for different material thicknesses or spacial configurations. The Layer Chair Configuring the Layer Chair with Grasshopper. SketchChair by Diatom Studio. Designo » Mobiliario. CNC plywood furniture. CNC Joinery Notebook: Update 1. For about ten years, I have been collecting various clever ways of cutting flat stock to design 3D shapes that slot together in space.

CNC Joinery Notebook: Update 1

Back in April, I posted a long, rambling brain-dump from this personal file under the title “CNC Joinery Notebook.” If you pick up a copy of MAKE’s just-released Volume 33, you’ll find a much-polished version of that article on p.59. Since then, a few more patterns have come to my attention, and I thought the publication of MAKE’s new issue was a good opportunity to share them with you. Three Basic Approaches The design vocabulary of CNC panel construction is evolving rapidly.

In his article, Bruce mentions a taxonomy of three rudimentary CNC panel-construction techniques that he attributes to Scott Klinker at the Cranbook Academy of Art: the “stack of sections,” the “grid of sections,” and the “graphic profile” technique. Three approaches to designing a router-cut lounge chair. The first two “sectioning” techniques are amenable to algorithmic design. Cool CNC Lounge Chair Design.

The Worlwide List of Open Source Hardware Online Stores. Latest update: May 21st 2013.

The Worlwide List of Open Source Hardware Online Stores

Thanks everyone for your comments! Don’t spend any more time browsing desperately the internetz to find parts for your RepRap, Arduino kits or local sensors and PCBs distributors for your new project. I put together this worldwide list of online stores selling open source hardware. There is a big chance your country is in it and that you will finally find your favourite local online store to get open source electronics, robotics, parts, kits, materials and supplies for your hardware projects. Leave a comment below the post if you own an online store that is not in the list or if you know a great online resource that should be in it. A world map made of old motherboards ©Susan Stockwell 2012. Detail of Susan Stockwell’s map. a2aPrinter: RepRap 3D printers ABRA Electronics Aztec MCU Prototyping BC-Robotics Canada Robotix Cana Kit Creatron Inc.

DIIGIIT Robotics eckertech: RepRap parts and printers eWerksonline Lee’s Electronic. Mobilier. OpenDesk - Design for Open Making. AtFAB Open Source Furniture. FabHub - Digital Fabrication Hub. I Wood.