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Did you know almost a third of CIF members are creative entrepreneurs? The business types vary–we have a little bit of everything under our roof: furniture makers, digital artists, fabricators, wooden toy makers, a hydroponics initiative, an electric hot rod … Continue reading
Join us Thursday, January 17th, at 8pm for a Make: worldwide MeetUp featuring the Rasberry Pi. Not sure what the Raspberry Pi is or what you can do with it? Get a brief intro on this $35 cell-phone-sized computer and get … Continue reading
Recently a local Girl Scout troop visited the Columbus Idea Foundry to earn a merit badge in product design. What happens when a group of 10-year-old girls gets hands-on experience on technology like our laser cutter/engraver? Click to find out!
Join us for our Winter Open House and Artist Exhibit! Take a tour, enjoy complimentary refreshments, meet instructors, and sample the talented artists and artisans who call the CIF home. Sunday, Dec 16 2012, Noon-4pm.
If you haven’t heard of the Raspberry Pi: it’s a credit-card sized single-board computer. But its simplicity and price-tag are what’s made the tech world fall in love with it: at $35 it is the go-to solution for hardware hacking, … Continue reading
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
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
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
3D printing is a form of additive manufacturing technology where a three dimensional object is created by laying down successive layers of material. 3D printers are generally faster, more affordable and easier to use than other additive manufacturing technologies. The … Continue reading