Makerspace 2
The workhorses of the uOttawa Makerspace. These 5th generation MakerBot 3D-printers are almost never idle when the space is open. Faculty of Engineering | University of Ottawa
This robot was created at the Makerspace and will be given to the Dean of the Engineering Faculty at uOttawa as a gift. Carleton Autonomous Robotics Learning Centre
"Arduino is an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. It's intended for anyone making interactive projects." Open-source electronic prototyping platform enabling users to create interactive electronic objects.
These rollbots were created at the Makerspace by retired engineer, Doug Commons. You can learn more about his projects here: My first 3D printed Rolly Bot design is a work in progress. The printed plastic parts work well enough that I want to move on to designing a user friendly ...
Thingiverse is a site created by manufacturer, Makerbot, for enthusiasts to share their 3D print files and showcase their projects. Thingiverse is a universe of things. Download our files and build them with your lasercutter, 3D printer, or CNC.
OpenSCAD is free, opensource software that is widely used to design models for 3D printing. With a little practice, most novices can create something basic. However, you might need some help with the more complex designs. OpenSCAD
This ukulele was printed at the Makerspace. The strings are the only components that were not printed.
Once you have an idea for a project, online maker movement communities are always ready to assist.
Click here to return to Tekksmithy Got a shoe design to rival Louboutin, but don’t know where to start? The University of Ottawa has a space for you. Doug Commons grins as the fragile orange robot rolls across the table toward…

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