Making a maker: laser cutting a chessboard

Using a laser cutter turns out to be painless compared to a 3D printer. After about three hours of work, I successfully create a nice looking chess board.

Making a maker: The 3D printing floodgates open

After weeks of struggling with an older MakerBot 3D printer, I learned how to use Noisebridge’s Ultimaker. I finished the day with two printed objects and enough knowledge to use the machine independently.

Making a Maker: RepRap 3D printing magic

Frustrated by my failures with the MakerBot Thing-O-Matic, I turned to Noisebridge’s resident expert to learn about another 3D printer the hackerspace keeps around.