Maker Ben Saks of KinetiGear is crowdfunding BoXZY
, a desktop fabricator bringing micromanufacturing to the masses. Users can shape wood, plastics, and many metals using most commercial CAM programs.
If you've held off getting in on these cool technologies, here's a chance to get involved in a confluence of maker trends.
A maker using BoXZY to mill wood iPhone cases
Some items made with BoXZY:
FUN FACT: You may remember when I wrote about Ben's mesmerizing FLOAT documentary, about makers competing in free flight duration aeronautics.
There’s something very delightful about pressing a nice metal stamp into perfectly cooled wax. The YouTubers at Calligraphy Masters gathered up some of their favorites.
The guys from Waterjet Channel took a request from a Minecraft fan who wanted to see them cut an obsidian cube, even supplying the obsidian. They also made some super-thin batarangs that could almost be used as sunglass lenses.
Heath Knuckles created this beautiful burl and resin sculpture he names “Red Dawn.” A very satisfying and relaxing video, in large part thanks to the great music choices.
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