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  • Ohio Birds Mural Sign

    We were proud to be a part of such a great local project.  The organizers of the mural used Kickstarter  to raise funds and awareness for their beautiful mural.  We worked with them to make small signs identifying birds and their donors, as well as the main plaque explaining the project.  The [...]

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  • Wooden iPad Register Stand

    We made our first iPad register stand for Pursuit earlier this year.  It became so popular that we have made a few more and opened up a website to make it easier to buy them, Swipestand.com.  They are all made with carefully selected hardwoods from local sources.

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  • Laser Cut Stainless Comb Bottle Opener

    Kenji from The Old Familiar Barber Shop had an awesome idea for a metal comb bottle opener… This is a great example of the services we offer to small businesses.  Kenji came in with an idea, a rough sketch, and no idea how to get it made.  We took it from there, [...]

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  • Pursuit Pop-Up Shop Mobile Display Crates

    Pursuit is a new “pop-up” suit store that started as a class project while its founders were in the MBA program at The Ohio State University. Keeping their inventory in mobile, clever, and stylish containers is essential to their business plan as a mobile suit shop. http://www.pursuityourself.com/ The work we [...]

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  • Zombie Shooting Targets

    We made these Zombie Shooting Targets just for fun.  They would be good for paintball target practice or even airsoft, but we like to use a 12 gauge shotgun! The Zombie Shooting Targets are made out of OSB, which is a very low quality type of plywood.  The loose pressed construction [...]

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  • Bamboo Laptop Stand

    We took a clients concept for a Bamboo Laptop Stand step by step from prototype to fully formed product ready for higher volume production. Follow the steps on our blog: Step 1: Prototype Step2: Improvements Step 3: Production

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  • The Scorpion Power Tool Drag Racer

    Our racer, The Scorpion, took home the title of “Best Design”  at the 2011 Power Tool Drag Race at the Columbus Idea Foundry. The Scorpion Power Tool Drag Racer is powered by a 3hp circular saw. The frame is 1/2″ steel tubing with HDPE tail sections and claws. The chain [...]

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  • The Tempur-pedic Sign

    We built and installed this sign for a brand new company in Cincinnati called The sign is made in 2 pieces so as to not have any visible fasteners. The first piece is just screwed to the wall, which makes it easy to line everything up. Then you can put [...]

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  • ReFab Brand Arcade Machine

    We have been using the Columbus Idea Foundry’s Shopbot CNC Router to make a prototype of an arcade cabinet.  It is made with black melamine, it has a 27″ monitor, and cupholders!

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  • Columbus Idea Foundry Sign

    The old tenants left their sign in the building, so we decided to use it to make our own sign, quick and cheap. First we ground down to the bare aluminum. Then we projected the image on to the aluminum and used a sharpie to mark where to plasma cut. [...]

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