Category Archives: CNC

Everything TOG in August, craft, code, lock picking, CAD, book club, free events in Dublin!

Hello all, Craft Night: Runs on Wednesdays, the 8th and the 22nd August at 7pm. Knitting? Crochet? Embroidery? Laser cutting? 3D printing? Join us and work on something you know, or learn something you don’t. We are supporting the great Dublin Raspberry Pi Jam crew to put on their first jam. It will be hosted […]

Upgrading the 3D Printer

After some TLC was offered up to Tog’s 3D printer, by way of a little restoration and tuning, it became very clear that the current hotend was on its way out. Tog’s Lulzbot Taz 3.0 FDM 3D Printer has been deprecated and is approximately 3 versions behind the current technology. What’s worse is that the […]

CNC Workshop

This July 7th TOG will be collaborating with guest Prof. Steve Potter and hosting a CNC wood milling workshop. The event aims to introduce CNC wood-working and computer aided design (CAD) for beginners. It will cover the design and creation of items in free CAD software (Fusion 360) and the carving of those designs out of wood using the Handibot, […]

Visit To Fab Lab Limerick

The latest Fab Foundation Ireland network meeting took place in Fab Lab Limerick last weekend. The meeting is a chance for all the current fablabs and emerging labs to learn from each other by exchanging their experiences and learning. While there, we had a nice look around all the great equipment on offer in Limerick. 

First cuts with TOG’s DIY CNC router

A few months ago we’ve mentioned a DIY build of a CNC router. The project turned out to be more complicated than we anticipated. The steel-based construction is not very forgiving, and the large size of the machine doesn’t help. Still, due to all the help from many members we managed to overcome a number […]

29c3 Lightning Talks & Recap

Over the Christmas break 8 TOG members took Road trip to 29c3 where we meet several other Hackerspaces. We had the pleasure of doing two Lightning talks one on Hotel Door locks and Fire Projects. Our members also ran two workshops on Wearables and Hotel locks. We where able to attend lots of workshops across […]