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MAKE International 3D Printing Meetup A week ago we sprang into action when we heard that MAKE Magazine was planning an international 3D printing meetup day. Over the past 48 hours we raced to gather RSVPs, competing with makerspaces around … Continue reading
Join CIF, CORMUG, and MAKE Magazine for an international 3D printing meetup! Thursday, November 15, 8-10pm, at the Columbus Idea Foundry, It’s official! As of 9pm EST we are the #1 worldwide maker-meetup, with 67 RSVPs! Read about the event … Continue reading
A look back at an amazing month! The Columbus Idea Foundry was a flurry of activity in October: We organized the first ever Columbus Mini Maker Faire, and faced off at the 4th annual Tool Race Championship with racing-machines … Continue reading
Congratulations to Columbus Idea Foundry artist Kate Morgan for receiving the Greater Columbus Art Council’s (GCAC) Emerging Artist Award. Kate was featured in Columbus Alive during the 2012 Columbus Arts Festival. She most recently attended the Independent’s Day festival in … Continue reading
Man Made Ohio is a business operating within the Columbus Idea Foundry. They made custom furniture and other style items for guys. Below is a video and some photos of the process of creating some custom VIN badges for our … Continue reading
Meet Allison Meade, Columbus Idea Foundry scrap-metal artist, welding teacher, and owner of the Old Soul Studio. We asked her a few questions about herself and her work. Here’s Alli in her own words:
In this day and age, if you can think it, you can make it. That’s the guiding principle at Columbus Idea Foundry. “Communication or information isn’t the bottleneck,” said Alex Bandar, who founded the Foundry. “Really, the bottleneck in implementing … Continue reading
This is a re-post from Idea Foundry members at ReFab Studio here is a link to the original How to Shopbot Aluminum: We did some experiments with machining aluminum with The Columbus Idea Foundry’s Shopbot CNC machine. We had both … Continue reading
Power Tool Drag Races… Its that time of the year again! Time to come on down the Columbus Idea Foundry and witness our motto of: Knowledge, Talent, Mischief in action.
The Steampunk Pinball Machine…Officially known as ”Commander Skybeard’s Fantastickal Pinballistic Warzeppelin” the Columbus Idea Foundry’s Steampunk Pinball Machine was created for the 2011 Columbus Arts Festival.