fabLAB workshops

19th march – 9th april 2011

Introduction: What is a Fab Lab?
Introduction to digital manufacturing, the philosophy of the FabLABs, open source and the manufacturing process. Practical introduction to machine use.

Design. Rhino 3D_Rapid prototyping
Introduction to the CAD-CAM software and how to create designs that can be made in a Fab Lab.

CAD-CAM manufacturing systems and using CNC
Preparing designs for manufacture, roughing, countouring, etc., as well as using the CNC milling machine to make final pieces and thermoformed molds.

Internet Zero
Use of the laser cutter to make pieces that will form part of an interactive installation. Introduction to interactive systems (motors, sensors, etc).