fablab is a free-style laboratory who can made their own invention using machine or by handmade.
Fab Lab’s original inspiration from professor Gershenfeld in MIT in 1998 opened a course of « how to create anything », it soon became one of the most popular course.
The first Fab Lab established in Boston in 2001, at present, the global has been set up 30 followed a similar concept and principles of the laboratory.The first international Fab Lab building in costa rica. By 2008, Norway, India, Ghana, Kenya, South Africa, Iceland, Spain and the Netherlands and other countries have established the Fab Lab, and joined the Fab Lab’s global network.
1st fablab in China: http://fablab.tongji.edu.cn/
for now there are 14 fablabs at least:
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public access, have to share, must participate
anyone(individual, research group, companies, interested group)
Epilog Mini Legend 40Watts laser-cutter,
ULTIMAKER2 Printer 3D(x2),
Roland Modela MDX-40A milling-machine,
PFAFF CREATIVE 3.0 sewing/embroidery machine,
KNK MAXX AIR vinyl-cutter
documentation is information about explain the basic design concept, type and quantity of components and materials, specialized manufacturing instructions and the latest version. For your fablab, there should be 3 documentation forms, include #d pointing form, cutting form and Arduino form.
if you did really complete documentation, sharing your invention could be very easy. And you can also record your things detailed and clearly.