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How to Rebuild Society (with the Survivor Library)

Ever since reading Bill Bryson’s A Short History of Nearly Everything a decade ago, I’ve had some background worry about large-scale global catastrophes. A couple of chapters in the middle I couldn’t bear to finish reading. 769 more words


Building of Mini Kossel 3D Printer – 8

Building instruction I followed is Kossel_Mini_Assembly_Guide_V1.0.pdf

Vertical Frame assembly

600 mm, 2020 Aluminium extrusion x3

Wooden hammer or hammer with a wood piece… 139 more words


Exclusive First Look: Inventables’ Sleek New “3D Carving” Machine Is the Designer's Dream CNC Router

Inventables wants to put CNC routing on studio desktops, and they are releasing a stylish machine called Carvey to help make it happen.

CNC milling/routing has been a part of industry for longer than additive manufacturing has, but “3D carving,” as… 795 more words


Autodesk to Call Its 3D Printer "Ember," Premiering in Paris Next Week

Autodesk, one of the world’s most prominent creative software companies, is launching its first piece of hardware this year. And now the printer has a name — Ember. 166 more words

3D Printing

Gemstone Hunter and the Open Source Digger

Gem hunter Guy Clutterbuck was interviewed on Radio 4 yesterday morning. Other than having a great name, perfectly suited for the role of gem hunter, he has travelled around Zambia, Mozambique, Afghanistan and Sri Lanka searching for and trading in rough and cut gemstones. 410 more words

Artisanal Mining

Ghost Gunner: A CNC Mill For Making Untraceable Guns

Defense Distributed, the group that has been making headlines by using 3D printers to make guns and gun parts has some new headline material. They’ve just released their own CNC Mill, called the Ghost Gunner, specifically aimed at manufacturing reliable firearm parts.  313 more words