After the doing the Gear invitation, and spending a little time in The Joule, we decided that it would be a good idea to create a Christmas tree that would fit in with the rest of the theme. After some experimenting and brainstorming, we hit on the idea of counter rotating gears as the tree [...]
The project began with a time crunch. One week ( it actually turned out to be 8 days ) from first meeting to final delivery. However, they were willing to let us go a little nuts, so we signed up.
We have long been fans of George Hart’s amazing geometric sculptures. One in particular, the Frabjous, was talked about in the Maker community, including an excellent explanation by Evil Mad Scientist Labs on why the pieces fit together the way they do. Naturally, when we got our first laser cutter, we had to make a [...]
This card is based on the iconic Old Red Courthouse in downtown Dallas. This is the second in the “Dallas Landmarks” series that began with the Dallas Skyline Cards. This one was cut on 105# red metallic cover with a citrine metallic insert (tip-in).
In honor of Bastille Day, we chose today to launch our Kickstarter project to bring the Eiffel Towers into full production. If you like the project, and would like to see it widely available, please check it out. Kickstarter is an all-or-nothing crowd funding site. If you like a project, you can pledge your support [...]
One of our most interesting pieces so far has been the Eiffel Tower. Unfortunately, the major limitation has always been production time. On our current equipment, each one takes about 45 minutes to cut, and another 30 minutes to assemble. It’s a great hero piece – beautiful, elegant and technical – but a pain to [...]