Week 11: web links

Web links for the lecture: “DIY! — mass customisation, hacking, and micro manufacture of physical ‘things’.”

“We Make Things” — excellent 16 minute mini-documentary on the ‘maker revolution’….

Lesson links:

* Maker kit:

Makerbot

BotMill

Objet 3D printers

* Workshops for hire:

Fab Lab Manchester

* Instructions and open source modules:

Thingiverse

Le Van Bo

Open Structures

MAKE magazine

DIY Drones

Bug Labs

Arduino

Instructibles

Hacking the Brother knitting machine

Hacked gadgets

Hackerteria

Ikea Hacker

Kinect Hacks

* Product customisation:

Nike iD

Zazzle sneakers

Unofficial Lego guns and helmets

* Hand-made marketplaces:

Etsy

* Print-on-demand:

Lulu (print-on-demand books)

Blurb (quality photobooks)

* Funding:

Kickstarter

Ulule

* Small-scale outsourcing:

Alibaba

Made.com

* Birmingham maker contacts:

Fizzpop

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