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==Welcome to the Design and Build Lab's Knowledgebase!==
 
==Welcome to the Design and Build Lab's Knowledgebase!==
[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''.
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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''!
  
==How do I become a member?==
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== Safety Resources ==
Becoming a member is easy. There are only two steps:
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Check out [[Safety in DaBL]].
  
#Attend an in-person [[Welcome to the Lab]] session, where you will go over the [[Safety in DaBL]].
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==Learning Resources==
#Complete and submit a '''Safety Waiver'''. Everyone (faculty, staff, and students alike) staying in DaBL for more than a tour ''must'' sign a Safety Waiver; you will be given one during the Welcome to the Lab session.
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Check out our [[Knowledgebase Resources]].
  
==How do I learn how to design and build?==
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==Equipment Resources==
There are three pillars of knowledge that will help you in your quest:
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Check out our [[Equipment Resources]].
 
 
#[[Creative and Technical Specialist|Creative and Technical Specialists]], who help you realize your ideas
 
#[[List of workshops|Workshops]] of three 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.
 
##'''Activities''', which give you a taste of a particular topic by making something fast.
 
#[http://designandbuildlab.com/wiki/index.php?title=Main_Page This knowledgebase], which is a repository of all things Design and Build.
 
 
 
==Safety==
 
All general knowledge about safety can be found on the [[Safety in DaBL]] page.
 
 
 
==Knowledgebase resources==
 
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 learning!
 
 
 
===Educational sessions===
 
 
 
*[[List of workshops]]
 
 
 
===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]]
 
*[[GCC Jaguar VLX vinyl cutter]]
 
 
 
===Frequently Asked Questions===
 
 
 
*[[FAQs]]
 

Latest revision as of 16:35, 12 September 2019

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Contents

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!

Safety Resources

Check out Safety in DaBL.

Learning Resources

Check out our Knowledgebase Resources.

Equipment Resources

Check out our Equipment Resources.