Have an idea you want to prototype and test? Apply to the Fall’19 Prototyping Fund!

The NYU Prototyping Fund is a collaborative program offered by the Design Lab @ NYU Tandon MakerSpace and the NYU Entrepreneurial Institute that awards teams of students up to $500 in the first round of funding and up to $2000 in the second to be used to build hardware or software prototypes, and connects them with the resources, tools, and mentors they need to bring their ideas to life. Applications are due on Friday, September 20 at 5 pm.…

CNC Milling the Statue of Liberty with a Rotary

Introduction Usually, our Tormach PCNC440 mill is used to make precise metal parts, like brackets, fixtures, robot components, or wheel hubs. But it can also sculpt complex 3D geometries for more artistic purposes. Like any CNC milling job, choosing workholding that is secure but doesn’t block you from cutting all the features is critical. That’s where the rotary table comes in, I will use this accessory instead of a vise to securely hold the stock…

NYU Tandon student uses the MakerSpace to create her own room décor

Florentina Sergiou, a junior at New York University’s Tandon School of Engineering, was featured in an apartment therapy article inspiring students to use their school’s MakerSpace to create wonderful room décor. Florentina is a TA at the NYU MakerSpace and used the laser cutter to create an abstract bear wall art piece that she has placed in her room (pictured above). Florentina “found inspiration in her desire to ‘promote education about endangered animals as well…
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