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== Welcome to the Design and Build Lab's Knowledgebase! ==
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[[File:DaBL_splash.jpg|frameless|right|400x400px|alt="Picture of Tool Rack"|The tool rack in the Design and Build Lab, along with students working with a 3D printer.]]
[http://designandbuildlab.com/ The Design and Build Lab] - also known as DaBL - is a digital fabrication / rapid prototyping / experimentation facility located in the new Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building. Its purpose is to empower and inspire students, staff, and faculty to embrace '''engineering''': ''to create things to solve problems''.
 
  
There is a [[Specialist|team]] of students ready to help you realize your idea!
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==Welcome to the Design and Build Lab's Knowledgebase!==
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[http://designandbuildlab.com/ The Design and Build Lab] - also known as DaBL - is a digital fabrication / rapid prototyping / experimentation facility located in the new Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building. Its purpose is to inspire and empower students, staff, and faculty to ''create things to solve problems''!
  
== To become a member ==
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== How do I get to work on projects in DaBL? ==
All users must complete two steps before becoming members of DaBL:
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It's simple: show up during our Open Hours and we'll give you a [[Welcome to the Lab]]!
# Attend an in-person [[Welcome to the Lab]] workshop
 
# Complete and submit a [[Safety Waiver]]
 
  
== How do I learn how to design and build? ==
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==What safety information do I need to know when I am working in DaBL?==
With the help of three resources:
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Check out [[Safety in DaBL]].
# [[Specialist|Student Specialists]], who help you realize your ideas
 
# [[List of workshops|Workshops]] of two flavors:
 
## '''Tutorials''', which give you an introduction to [[Computer-aided design|CAD]] principles
 
## '''Certifications''', which are an introduction to [[Computer-aided manufacturing|CAM]] principles as well as safety training on a particular machine.
 
# ''This knowledgebase'', which is a repository of all things Design and Build.
 
  
== Member resources ==
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==How do I learn how to make things?==
There's lots of exciting stuff to learn. To get started, [http://designandbuildlab.com/?page_id=445 schedule] yourself for a [[List of workshops|Workshop]] and start reading!
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Check out our [[Knowledgebase Resources]].
  
=== Educational sessions ===
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==What kind of equipment do you have?==
* [[List of workshops]]
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Check out our [[Equipment Resources]].
 
 
=== Prototyping resources ===
 
* [[Manufacturing techniques]]
 
* [[Computer-aided design]]
 
* [[Computer-aided manufacturing]]
 
 
 
=== Computer-Numeric-Controlled prototyping machines ===
 
* [[Bantam Tools PCB Mill]]
 
* [[Type A Series 1 Pro 3D printer]]
 
* [[Stratasys uPrint SE Plus 3D Printer]]
 
* [[ULS PLS4.75 Laser Cutter]]
 
* [[Silhouette Cameo vinyl cutter]]
 

Latest revision as of 22:06, 7 November 2019

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Welcome to the Design and Build Lab's Knowledgebase!

The Design and Build Lab - also known as DaBL - is a digital fabrication / rapid prototyping / experimentation facility located in the new Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building. Its purpose is to inspire and empower students, staff, and faculty to create things to solve problems!

How do I get to work on projects in DaBL?

It's simple: show up during our Open Hours and we'll give you a Welcome to the Lab!

What safety information do I need to know when I am working in DaBL?

Check out Safety in DaBL.

How do I learn how to make things?

Check out our Knowledgebase Resources.

What kind of equipment do you have?

Check out our Equipment Resources.