This Butcher Block Cutting Board is made from alternating pieces of walnut and maple. It measures 11″x17″ and 1-7/8″ thick.
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How to Shopbot Aluminum: We did some experiments with machining aluminum with The Columbus Idea Foundry’s Shopbot CNC machine. We had both success and failure (which itself is a success, when experimenting).
Jeep Foglight Bumper Mount: We made this prototype of these headlight flanges for a friend’s jeep bumper. He had a list of specific needs that just could not be met by an existing product, so we got together and designed the perfect solution. It was designed in AutoCAD, exported to Partworks, and cut out on [...]
“…And they never made anything again…” -Alex Bandar, Director/Founder of The Columbus Idea Foundry So, the ReFab Brand Arcade Machine is up and running. We are technically in the “testing” phase. We want to figure out the final layout of the controls and pare down the list of games so selecting a new one is [...]
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!
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. Then we plasma cut and [...]
Our racer, The Scorpion, took home the title of “Best Design” at the 2011 Power Tool Drag Race at the Columbus Idea Foundry.