Bob’s laser cutter project

I haven’t posted here about the laser cutter in quite a while.

It’s coming along. I’m nearly done with the mechanical assembly and ready to start on wiring and electronics.  The gantry, the movable beam in the center of the picture, is installed.  The laser carriage, which rides on the gantry, is also installed.  The table has been installed for a while, though I’m going to replace the plastic eggcrate table surface with an aluminum eggcrate.


Welding Booth!

Recently some EMS members have been learning to weld. Unfortunately, the shop hasn’t been very welder-friendly. We have the one welder but we really didn’t have a good place to weld. The only place we are able to plug in the welder is in the far back corner of the shop, and the only surfaces we…


Red Bull Creation Build

Our official entry video: A second version that includes a voice over with more detailed explainations: Somewhere around June 14th, Eugene Maker Space formed a seven member team to compete in this year’s Red Bull Creation Challenge.  We submitted our entry form and eagerly waited to see if we were accepted.  On June 20th, we…