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Why 3D printing is a game changer

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3D printing, now more accessable to the public, could change the way you think about 'things'.

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Open Houses 4/21 & 4/25

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Join us for our first public open house. Meet the community and bring your friends.

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Build a house with a Shopbot

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A MoMA exhibit shows off the possibilities of pre-fab design executed on a Shopbot CNC. via Make.

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What Drives Makers to Make?

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The Finite, Irreplaceable Hours of Your Life, the title of a great post by Steve Swink, explores what drives Makers and Doers.

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Laser tip - Moist paper towel on acrylic

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When cutting or etching acrylic, try this trick to cut more precise cuts and engravings.

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Amy Devers Visits the Mill

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Amy Devers was visiting Minneapolis this week, and stopped by for a tour of The Mill.

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Stoked about Sewing!

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The Mill is excited to welcome sewing and textiles to our class and equipment offerings. Join us for our Sewing 101- Tote Bag class.

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Shapeways Meetup - March 29th

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The first ever Minneapolis Shapeways Meetup will be at The Mill on March 29th. Come to learn more about 3D printing and the Shapeways service.

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Google Sketchup meetup - April 5th

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Join us at The Mill on April 5th for a meetup of Twin Cities Google Sketchup users and curious onlookers. This meeting is for anyone with any level of interest in 3D design.

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Shopbot Inspiration

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We have a CNC router here at The Mill called a Shopbot. For those that are unfamiliar, CNC stands for computer numeric control. What this means for you is that you can cut or carve your designs into wood, plastic, or aluminum at The Mill. Shopbot provides some  great starter projects on their website to get you going.

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Update March - 1st

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We've been extrememly busy here at The Mill. We've barely found time to keep you all updated. Here's what we've been up to.

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Video tour - construction almost finished.

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We are painting today. It won't be long before we'll get the place all cleaned up and the shop space ready for use.

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