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MakerCast - The Podcast For Makers

This show is about being a maker and everything it means to be one. MakerCast seeks out makers of things and celebrates their uniqueness, skill set, and drive. Their stories, the themes that drive them, and the real answers to your questions are found here. Passionate people in the fields of CNC machining, welding, fabricating, 3D printing, education with STEM curriculum, and woodworking, to name a few. Whether in a makerspace or garage or barn, making is the heart of us.
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Now displaying: May, 2015
May 21, 2015

In this episode we discuss:

How makers in the garage outpace OEMs in innovation 

The contract manufacturing environment and idle machine time

Rethinking production in a JIT on-demand world

Paying attention to "the Prosumer"

Overbuilding and undercapacity

The long-time Request For Quote (RFQ) Process and how machine setup time drives pricing (the "old" model)

The MakeTime Request For Utilization of Open Machine Hours (the "new" model)

How innovation drives job creation

The skillset to interpret the engineer's wishes

Where the idea for The MakeTime Marketplace came from

Pebble.co and crowdsourcing manufactured commodity parts

The new manufacturing frontier - the perfect buyer and the perfect seller

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May 1, 2015

Carley Eisenberg is the owner and blacksmith of Iron Mountain Forge. She is a designer and maker of organic, nature inspired furniture. If her name sounds familiar, you may remember her as a semi-finalist on Ellen Degeneres' Furniture Design Challenge which aired on HGTV.

Carly's work is exquisite. You have to go to her website and see the level of craftsmanship she brings to her pieces. Each one is a combination of hand-forging and beautiful woodworking.

In this episode we discuss:

  • Carley's Branching Out Kickstarter Campaign
  • Ellen's Furniture Design Challenge on HGTV 
  • RISD graduate program thesis
  • Miami of Ohio
  • Glass Blowing
  • Red Cloak Studios 
  • Vivian Beer as a mentor
  • CNC Plasma cutter
  • Example of 2D CAD nesting
  • MIG and TIG welding 

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