Skip to main content

Build LAB will be at Maker Faire New Yor...

Build LAB will be represented at Maker Faire New York 2013 by a presentation outlining the LAB’s mission, purpose, and capabilities. The Faire will be September 21st and 22nd at the Hall of Science in New York. We’ll be bringing a group of interested students to the Faire as well. This will be great exposure for(…)

Build Lab at Virginia Tech 2013-08-08 19...

At the invitation of graduate student Khris Beagley this morning I had the pleasure of watching the testing of some novel composite lumber samples at the Brooks Center, part of the Department of Sustainable Biomaterials. The sample in the photo finally failed at 39k lbs. Khris’s research is working on developing the engineering data to(…)

New Machinery and Tools arriving

We have new equipment of all kinds arriving all the time now. The new Grizzly machines (jointer, spindle sander, bandsaw, and planner) are setup, the Festool portable power tools are ready to go, the epoxy mixing and vacuum bagging products are ready to go, the list could go on and on. Renovation work is just(…)