Category Archives: Made At The Foundry
FTC team 4251, Cougar Robotics, went undefeated in 14 matches to become the 2013 FIRST FTC World Champions! Cougar Robotics, is a part of the FIRST Tech Challenge. FTC is an international robotics competition where students design, build, … Continue reading
Recently a local library system discarded 30 boxes of media cases–DVD/CD cases, etc. with the intention of taking them to the Waste Not Center. With Wate Not no longer operational, the materials were distributed to various Etsy Team Columbus members, … Continue reading
Columbus Idea Foundry members Dylan Paul and Levi Crumley of ReFab Studio partnered with Kenji Prince from The Old Familiar Barbershop on a recent Kickstarter project to bring their product, a stainless steel comb bottle opener, to the masses.
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
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.
Making A Mechanical Iris This post will use the building of a prototype of a Mechanical Iris to walk you through the steps involved in prepping data, material, etc. needed to use the laser cutter to make some parts for … Continue reading
CIF Armillary CIF member and resident welding instructor/metal sculptor, Allison Meade, shed blood and sweat creating our illuminated, articulated armillary sphere sign. This is modeled on our logo, and we’re absolutely delighted with how well it turned out. It has … Continue reading
Electronic Samuel Jackson One of the first projects built at the CIF was a talking bust of the actor Samuel Jackson, commissioned by the NBA Star, US Olympic MVP and Ohio State University graduate Michael Redd. Mr. Redd has a … Continue reading