April and May saw a tumbling, busy schedule of events, projects, and people to wrap up a successful semester of the Swarthmore Makerspace. We saw intense coursework projects crunch through on deadlines, extracurricular (and hilarious) activities take over the space … Continue reading A Makerspace Recap of Sorts
Even in a post-space-age world of material technology that brings us high-performing, high-strength and even often “sustainable” substances with which to fabricate, wood remains the north star in the cosmos of making things. Why? There is an industry answer: that … Continue reading Wood: Makerspace Bread n’ Butter
Here in the Makerspace we offer access to all sorts of tools for making: some known as analog, some called digital… It’s tempting to see this as a clear division between old and new, hand-made and computerized, traditional and technological. … Continue reading What makes fabrication “digital?”
A hearty Swat welcome to the newest, chonkiest member of our Makerspace Machine Family, the ShopSabre CNC Router. What is a CNC? Well, Computer Numerical Control refers to any number of machines that operates by digital instructions, rather than by … Continue reading CNC has landed in the Makerspace!