• Adventures of a High School CAM Class: Episode 11

    by  • March 5, 2015

    My name is Lexus Pickett and I am with the Renaissance Academy Woodworkers. I am currently a senior who is interested in computer aided manufacturing. We’ve recently been using our ShopBot CNC machine to cut out cutting boards made of Corian. O’Keefe Inc. is a local cabinet shop in River Falls, WI, that makes...

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    Adventures of a High School CAM Class: Episode 9

    by  • February 5, 2015

    My name is Lexus Pickett and I am with the Renaissance Academy Woodworkers. I am currently a senior who is interested in computer aided manufacturing. We are currently cutting out pieces for our Adirondack chairs on our CNC (ShopBot) machine. Our CNC machine has made manufacturing these chairs much easier. We used to use...

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    New FabLab at North Carolina Central University

    by  • November 26, 2014

    North Carolina Central University, a HBCU located in Durham, NC, introduced its new FabLab to the Board of Visitors on Thursday, Nov 20, 2014.  A new sign, designed by University Architect Tim McCullen and fabricated by on a ShopBot by Sallye Coyle, greeted the Board as they came down the hall of the Mary...

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    Adventures Of A High School CAM Class: Episode 7

    by  • November 13, 2014

    My name is Eva Bondgien and I am from the Renaissance Academy.  We recently received a ShopBot CNC machine and are excited to learn about computer aided manufacturing from our teacher Kyle Stapleton. The project we just worked on was the creation of a cribbage board for the local craft fair.  Using a different...

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