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August 22, 2013 AT 5:00 pm

The Fauxbricator by Mockerbot by custom3dstuff #3DThursday #3DPrinting

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This is really a lot of fun! The Fauxbricator by Mockerbot by custom3dstuff:

The theme for Burning Man this year is Cargo Cult, which is an amazing story and I suggest you check it out. Basically there were these island natives and during the war they saw military getting supply drops from airplanes, so they started building their own fake runways in hopes that plans would land there and they’d get supplies too. The wikipedia article is worth the read.

I’ve designed and built the MockerBot Fauxbricator at the Baltimore Node Hackerspace last night and used the laser cutter to cut it all out today at the UMBC PaD Lab. Thanks Amy!

It’s not 100% complete yet. and I want to add a few things. The platform can be moved up and down, the fo’struder can move left and right and back and forth. There’s even a fo’liment tube to carry the fo’liment.

Full project page here.

Created by Todd Blatt of Custom3dStuff.com in Baltimore

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