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Our Pocket NC Is Up & Running

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The Pocket NC’s main board blew just before the Covid-19 started. I have finally received the new mother board and have rewired & installed it. I am very happy to say our Pocket NC is up and running. Check out our online Autodesk Fusion 360 tutorials and How to operate the Pocket NC here>

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How To Make Silicone Molds

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A great article was just released by Form Labs, the makers of our Form 2 3D resin printers. It is a very good article if you are interested in making 3D objects, and it is great for making repeat objects. Article >

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Laser cutting Plexiglas Parts for Screens

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Helping Langara Facilities out today with some plexiglas safety screens. First sketching up the parts in Adobe Illustrator and then cutting the 1/4″ plexiglass with the Trotec Speedy 300 laser. Something to remember when cutting any internal holes or slots, Create these in a separate layer and run first on the laser. If you cut […]

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Makerspace Output!

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Excited to be back at Makerspace. This week I have been outputting 3D prints for Design students. If you are a student or faculty of Langara College, and interested in submitting files for output on our laser, 3D printers or 2d printers you can contact me via email. Here is a link to our Output […]

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Setting Up For Video Shoot

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I am getting setup for to shoot two new Makerspace How To videos in my studio. The first is Industrial Sewing Machine How To Sew  & Tips. The second one is How To Saddle Stitch. Fun, but challenging getting all the info and it being clear and easy to follow. Using 3 devices: GoPro 3, […]

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New… How To Use Our Trotec Laser

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We walk you through step by step on how to prepare your file and engrave and cut on our Trotec laser. See this How To PDF Manual and many more on our iwebsite under our RESOURCES/HOW-TO section. Resources/How To Section > Laser How To Manual >  

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Now Online – How To Use Adobe Illustrator

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Illustrator Intro

We have just completed our intro to Adobe Illustrator Makerspace Online Workshop. If you never have used Illustrator before, this is a great intro and will get you drawing right away. We cover the interface, the tools and how to get started with the basics. Illustrator Intro >

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“LUNCH” – A Lunch Bag For You To Make

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I have just completed the final version of “LUNCH”. It is a fully insulated lunch bag, borrowing from the old paper bag for it’s design cues. I have used blue closed cell (think camping mat) for the insulation, that is then sewn inside the walls of the bag. Our up-cycled billboard banner vinyl was used […]