For this learn module, you will need:
This video is an introduction to the different material properties you will look at when selecting materials for the job at hand.
Plywood and MDF
S.O.L - Save Our Lungs by not bringing in/working on MDF or other composite materials which may produce toxic gases or particles.
Bolts Pt 1
Bolts Pt 2
Wood and Multipurpose Glues
Plastic and Advanced Adhesives
Types of Tape
Before using our Makerpaces, you will first need the 'Makerspace Safety Induction' badge. Click on the button below to earn the badge and get making!
Before using our laser cutters and 3D printers, you will need the 'Digital Fabrication' badge. Click the button below to earn the badge and start prototyping ~rapidly~!
Before folding that metal sheet! You will first need the 'Sheet Metal Safety Induction' badge. Click the button below to earn the badge and just DO ITTT!
If you want to learn and/or increase your skills in other areas don't hesitate to complete more of the Badges that the UNSW Makerspace Network has for you!
Trying to make a laser cut box? Need a custom enclosure for your Arduino Mega? Want to create a custom engraved box for a gift? There's a web app for that: MakerCase
This web app generates laser cut-able files from the specific dimensions you need - feel free to download the file and adjust it with engraves, holes and any other features you may need!
If you're in need of any gears for your robotic arm or want more torque out of your small hobby DC motors, use this Gear Generator to create laser cut gears!