Posts Tagged with 'somerville'

What is Artisan's Asylum? The Economist comes closest to describing it ...

What is Artisan's Asylum? This The Economist video comes closest to describing it, so far.

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The DigBox Castle is under siege!

A few weeks ago, I had a chance to visit my street deployed DigBox Castle in Harvard Square for the 1st time in person.

I was fully expecting it to either be stolen, or suffering from engineering door failure. However, what I found was that it had been only partially vandalized and beaten by some extreme Summer weather ... it was, however, still standing. Remarkably it also seemed to be faired pretty well. Read more »

HSMWorks class at Artisan's Asylum

Recently on Fridays, I'm taking a HSMWorks class at Artisan's Asylum. HSWWorks is a plugin to SolidWorks that allows for making CAM and in this case, CNC mill operations, very easy on certain large, complex, machines.

Over the past few months, there's been significant work getting the MultiCam up and running. A lot of it by Douglas Ruuska, who now is; for all intensive purposes, the instructor and point person for the software and machine. Read more »