Team Moebius on Battlebots
After several months of waiting, ABC has begun airing BattleBots. It can be seen locally on WCPO Channel 9. For those of you unaware, one of the competing teams built their BattleBot at The Manufactory. Team Moebius, lead by member Michael “Shaggy” Macht with a lot of assistance from The Manufactory’s own Education Coordinator, Seth […]
The Manufactory is proud support the Cincinnati Canstruction Design/Build Competition effort of PEDCO E & A Services, Inc. PEDCO’s team used The CNC router at The Manufactory to create the support bases for the project which consisted of nearly two dozen sheets of 4 x 8 material. The project, Dory – “Just Keep Giving”, won […]
Young adults with BIG BRAINS!
The Ohio 2015-2016 FTC Championship was held at iSpace on Saturday, February 13th. If you want to be inspired by today’s youth, you need to meet the young people that participate in these competitions … a good place to meet them is at The Manufactory! For the past several months we have had the pleasure […]
The Gorilla in The Manufactory
by Lee Krieg Glenn Warner was grinning ear-to-ear when he walked into my office the other day. Really not unusual, Glenn is a very friendly guy and is always smiling. But I could tell, there was something more. Without much prompting, Glenn began to tell me the story of how, while at the World Maker […]
European Group Visits The Manufactory
and taught me the importance of market access! by Lee Krieg On October 6th, 2015, I had the honor of hosting a group of nine visitors from Europe who came as part of The U.S. Department of State’s International Visitor Leadership Program. The individuals were from Albania, Azerbaijan, Croatia, Estonia, Latvia, Serbia, Spain, Turkey, and […]
Bridgett Raffenberg of 365Cincinnati published a nice article characterizing The Manufactory as “a Makerspace on steroids!” We wholeheartedly agree! Read the article here.
Zombie Turtles take show
The Manufactory’s own Kyle Neidich, one of our instructors, along with Mitch, Nick and & Sach, took Third place in the Red Bull Soapbox 2015 Ohio race. The team built a very impressive and sturdy racer using the resources of The Manufactory relying heavily on the plasma cutter and Kyle’s welding skills. Unfortunately the race […]
Demo Day – Win a Free Year!
Come to our Demo Day – Open House on September 26, 2015 and win a Free One Year Membership! a $1,200 value. A Demo Day an opportunity for us to show off. We will be running demonstrations on many of our machines, so sparks and chips will be flying. It is also a social event […]
Heat Treating Workshop
Heat treating metals is a mystery until you understand it. Depending upon how much heat you apply and how you cool it, you get different results. Hardening, Annealing (softening) and tempering are all accomplished by applying heating and cooling in different ways. Seth, our education coordinator had designed a class that provides a basic understanding […]
Independence Day Schedule
So that everyone can spend time with family and friends to celebrate our independence, The Manufactory will close at 6 pm July 3rd through July 5th. Enjoy the holiday weekend! We apologize for any inconvenience.