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Jeffrey Roe tdr112 at gmail.com
Thu Dec 6 15:24:20 GMT 2012


Hello Tara,
This sounds like a great programme. Just a quick question. Would this
help take place during office hours eg 9 to 5 ?
Jeffrey Roe,
www.tog.ie


On Thu, Dec 6, 2012 at 2:40 PM, Tara Whelan <tara at thecivicworks.ie> wrote:
> Hi all,
>
> We’re testing the idea of helping people to make things on the equipment in
> various institutions and organisations.
>
> We’re running a short tester with NCAD on three of their machines; a CNC
> mill, a laser cutter and a 3D printer (dental plaster type). We’re looking
> for five users who would like to make something with these machines. We’d
> like the users to have varying levels of skill and ambition. The project
> will happen over two weeks, most likely in mid-January.
>
> We need:
>
> Five makers - craftspeople, artists, entrepreneurs, hobbyists, techy types,
> DIY afficionados... Anyone who has an idea they’d like to see fabricated on
> one of the aforementioned machines.
>
> CAD technicians - if you have expertise with vector-based (Inkscape,
> Illustrator, etc.) or 3D modelling programs (Solidworks, Rhino, 3DSMax,
> etc.) and would like to help someone make their project a reality, it would
> be wonderful if you could offer a few hours of your time in mid-January. The
> design phase of the tester will happen over the course of one week.
>
> If you are interested in being involved, drop an email to
> tara at thecivicworks.ie
> detailing:
>
> -What you’d like to make (list materials, size, gist of the idea, which
> machine(s) you think you need, etc.)
>
> -Whether or not you’ll need assistance in drawing up the file for
> fabrication. If you will need help, then you’ll need to draw up sketches
> ahead of time to assist the technicians.
>
> Looking forward to hearing from you,
>
> Tara
>
> tara at thecivicworks.ie
>
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