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Dream In 3D – Think In 2D

3D CAD modeling has come so far in such a short time. I remember when got my first taste of 3D modeling back in 1998. It was pretty clunky back then and took a lot of time, but it was […]

Talk to your Shop! (Words of wisdom for the Engineer)

  As an Engineer, I am fortunate enough to have exposure to machine tools on a near-constant basis, as well as manufacturing processes and inspection procedures. You can learn a lot from books and reference materials, but there is no […]

FIRST Robotics Mentors

So I originally started wring this email in to one of the because I was really impressed with the content and message they were creating. At the end I thought this would be a good time to remind everyone why […]

I Really Want to Become a Full-time Maker

I have a strong family background in mechanical engineering/manufacturing (father, brother, grandfather, cousin, uncle…), and grew up making models and small electronics projects. I did OK academically in high school, but my favourite subject was what at the time they […]

A Maker Is…

A friend of mine that became aware of the Podcast recently asked what I think a “maker” is. I took a moment and gave it not much thought. My gut reaction to the question was: A maker is someone who […]