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    AtFAB at 2011 World Maker Faire

    Gary, Carolyn and I had an incredible two days at the World Maker Faire in NYC, which was a massive celebration of doing, thinking, innovating, and delighting.  We were ecstatic to meet numerous makers as well as the Faire’s...

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    Report from 2011 World Maker Faire

    Between turns manning the AtFAB table in the Maker Pavilion, Gary, Carolyn and I managed to see so many inspiring inventions, projects and exhibits at the Maker Faire. The Bamboo Bike Studio, Makerbots and a mini-thingiverse generated by the...

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    Maker Faire Tables

    Carolyn took furniture tattoos to an incredible level, by etching AtFAB instructions onto the tables that we will be exhibiting at the Maker Faire in New York this weekend. Come visit us and these furniture prototypes at the New...

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    Bits Beams & Jets – Part II

    In Bits Beams & Jets Part I, we exposed the challenges that each kind of CNC machine presented throughout our prototyping process. AtFAB furniture is incredibly easy to assemble, when the tabs of one piece fit into slots cut in...

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    Atomic Cities Update II

    All PGDP Subsurface Model fabrication is now complete. Working with laser cutters, CNC routers and water jets to fabricate components from tooling board, aluminum, wood and plexiglass, we choreographed everything, so that assembly of the components was like building...

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    Bits, Beams & Jets – Part I

    During our fabrication research, we wanted to ensure that a single cut file would work with any material and cutting machine, so AtFAB’s workflow would be as open and adaptable as its designs endeavor it to be. We pursued...

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    Atomic Cities Update I

    Atomic Cities posters, book and brochures are under way, which will communicate new strategic opportunities for the next century of the Paducah Gaseous Diffusion Plant site.  The PGDP site model with under-lit ground plane, sub surface strata and features, multi...

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    Free AtFAB

    Throughout AtFAB’s design and research process, we have assumed we’d go through the usual channels with our intellectual property: protect the idea and control its dissemination. This most conventional option would lead us to sell AtFAB products, to license the...

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    Cellular Screen Prototype

    The first full size screen prototype is complete. On the first go, the individual pieces went together exactly as anticipated, and Carolyn’s etched tattoos simplified the assembly process. Combined with light bouncing through its cells, the screen’s connections transform...

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