Fab Boot Camp

Fab Boot Camp Lyngen
January 16th – February 13th  2008

First Draft Schedule

Wednesday, January 16
Participants arrive in Tromso
Transport to Lygen/Solvik Gard
1800    Evening dinner/event to welcome participants

Thursday, January 17th 
0800    Breakfast
1000    Welcome to Lyngen – Mayer Hans Karlsen,Lyngen commune.
1030    Welcome and Introduction—Haakon Karlsen,MIT-FabLab.
1100    Fab World—Neil Gershenfeld, MIT-CBA.
1130    Leader of Regional Education Department
1200    Minister of Education
1230    Lunch
1330    Overview:
            Tools,Processes, Documentation (site-server) Neil Gershenfeld
1800    Dinner.

Friday, January 18th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Overview:
1000    Tools, Processes, Documentation (site-server) Neil Gershenfeld
1200    Lunch
1800    Dinner

Saturday,January 19th
0800    Breakfast
0900    2D design software (Kenny/Jørgen).
                    a.    Inkscape, Gimp (Corel Draw for Windows)
                    b.    Cam.py
                    c.    Cad.py (2&3D)
1200    Lunch
1300    Team 1
            Vinyl Cutter: tool, processes and project (Jørgen).
                    a.    masks for T-shirts
                    b.    antennas
                    c.    flexible circuits
                    d.    3D projects

            Team 2
            Laser Cutter: tool, processes and project (Johann).
                    a.    3D press-fit structures
                    b.    2D engraving
                    c.    2D objects
                    d.    3D images
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document on the site server.
            Document the tool and the projects and post online Feedback

Sunday,January 20th
0800    Breakfast
            DAY OFF
1200    Lunch
            DAY OFF
1800    Dinner

Monday,January 21st
0800    Breakfast
0900    Team 2
            Vinyl Cutter: tool, processes and project (Jørgen).
                    a.     masks for T-shirts
                    b.     antennas
                    c.     flexible circuits
                    d.     3D projects
            Team 1
            Laser Cutter:  tool, processes and project (Johann).
                    a.     3D press-fit structures
                    b.     2D engraving
                    c.     2D objects
                    d.     3D images
1200    Lunch
0900    Team 2
            Vinyl Cutter: tool, processes and project (Jørgen).
                    a.     masks for T-shirts
                    b.     antennas
                    c.     flexible circuits
                    d.     3D projects
           Team 1
            Laser Cutter:  tool, processes and project (Johann)
                    a.     3D press-fit structures
                    b.     2D engraving
                    c.     2D objects
                    d.     3D images
1800    Dinner
Eve:     informal Fab Foundation discussion (Haakon/Andreas)

            Homework: Document the tool and the projects and post online
            Feedback

Tuesday, January 22nd
0800    Breakfast
0900    Modela circuit board milling, molding and casting tutorial (Kenny/Johann/Jørgen)
            Team 1
            Modela project
            Molding and casting
            Team 2
            Circuit board
            Stuff and program a circuit board
1200    Lunch
1300    Team 1
            Modela project
            Molding and casting
            Team 2
            Circuit board
            Stuff and program a circuit board
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document the tool and the projects and post online
            Feedback

Wednesday, January 23rd
0800    Breakfast
0900    Circuit design, board stuffing, programming intro (Kenny/Johann/Jørgen)
            Team 2
            Modela project
            Molding and casting
            Team 1
            Circuit board
            Stuff and program a circuit board
1200    Lunch
1300    Circuit design, board stuffing, programming intro (Kenny/Johann/Jørgen)
            Team 2
            Modela project
            Molding and casting
            Team 1
            Circuit board
            Stuff and program a circuit board
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document the tool and the projects and post online
            Feedback

Thursday, January 24th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Programming (Dhananjay)
1200    Lunch
1300    Programming (Dhananjay)
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document/write group tutorial and post online
            Feedback

Friday, January 25th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Circuit Design and board fabrication (Kenny/Johann/Jørgen/ Dhananjay)
1200    Lunch
1300    Circuit Design and board fabrication
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document/write group tutorial and post online (Kenny/Johann/Jørgen/ Dhananjay)
            Feedback

Saturday January 26th
0800    Breakfast
            DAY OFF
1200    Lunch
            DAY OFF
1800    Dinner

Sunday, January 27th
0800    Breakfast
            DAY OFF
1200    Lunch
            DAY OFF
1800    Dinner

Monday, January 28th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Integrated project #1 —short one and a half day project like make a music box with press fit structure and music circuit (Johann/Kenny)
1200    Lunch
1300    Integrated project #1 —short one and a half day project like make a music box with press fit structure and music circuit (Johan/ Kenny)
1600    International networking, web presence (Amy Sun via Polycom, Lassiter via Polycom)
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document project and post online
            Feedback

Tuesday, January 29th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Integrated project—day  2 (Johan/Kenny)
1200    Lunch
1300    Integrated project—day  2 (Johan/Kenny)
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document project and post online
            Feedback

Wednesday,January 30th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Lab observation, your lab planning
1200    Lunch
1300    Lab observation, your lab planning
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document project and post online
            Feedback

Thursday, January 31st
0800    Breakfast
0900    ShopBot:  tool, processes and project
                    a.     3D press-fit structures
                    b.     engraving
                    c.     3D images
1200    Lunch
1300    ShopBot:  tool, processes and project
                   
a.     3D press-fit structures
                    b.
    Engraving
                    c.     3D images
1800    Dinner

            Homework:
Document case study and post online
           
Feedback

Friday, February 1th
0900    ShopBot:  tool, processes and project
                    d.    3D press-fit structures
                    e.    engraving
                    f.     3D images
1200    Lunch
1300    ShopBot:  tool, processes and project
                    d.    3D press-fit structures
                    e.    Engraving
                    f.     3D images
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document case study and post online
            Feedback

Saturday, February 2nd
0800    Breakfast
0900    Lab administration and management
1200    Lunch
1300    Lab IT and networking, prepping computers with open source
            Software and other processes (like scanner designs to machine)
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document case study and post online
            Feedback

Sunday, February 3rd
0800    Breakfast
            DAY OFF
1200    Lunch
            DAY OFF
1800    Dinner

Monday, February 4th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Team 1
            Build a Fab@Home 3-D printer (Evan Malone 3. – 6. feb.)
            Team 2
            Build a Fab@Home 3-D printer (Evan Malone—via Polycom?)
1200    Lunch
1300    Team 1
            Build a Fab@Home 3-D printer (Evan Malone—via Polycom?)
            Team 2
            Build a Fab@Home 3-D printer (Evan Malone—via Polycom?)
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document project and post online
            Feedback

Tuesday, February 7th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Team 1
            Build a Fab@Home 3-D printer (Evan Malone—via Polycom?)
            Team 2
            Build a Fab@Home 3-D printer (Evan Malone—via Polycom?)
1200    Lunch
1300    Team 1
            Build a Fab@Home 3-D printer (Evan Malone—via Polycom?)
            Team 2
            Build a Fab@Home 3-D printer (Evan Malone—via Polycom?)
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document project and post online
            Feedback

Wednesday, February 6th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Advanced Modela day with Carl Scheffler.
1200    Lunch
1300    Advanced Modela day with Carl Scheffler.
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document project and post online
            Feedback

Thursday, February 7th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Advanced Modela day with Carl Scheffler.
1200    Lunch
1300    Advanced Modela day with Carl Scheffler.
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document project and post online
            Feedback

Friday, February 8th
0800    Breakfast
0900    School project (Tom Frode)
1200    Lunch
1300    Fab Value (Allan/)
1500    Break
1530    Fab Academy (Neil)
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document project and post online
            Feedback

Saturday, February 9th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Electronics bench tools:   (Johann) a.      Power Supply
                    b.     Oscilloscope
                    d.     Function Generator
            Integrated project #1 —short one and half day project like make a music box with press fit structure and music circuit (Johan/Amy).
1200    Lunch.
1300    Design that matters… collaborative, community project (Johan, Amy).
1800    Dinner.

            Homework: Document project and post online
            Feedback

Sunday, February 10th
0800    Breakfast
            DAY OFF
1200    Lunch
            DAY OFF
1800    Dinner

Monday, February 11th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Design that matters… collaborative project
1200    Lunch
1300    Design that matter… collaborative project
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document project and post online
            Feedback

Tuesday, February 12th
0800    Breakfast.
0900    Lab observation, your lab planning.
1200    Lunch.
1300    Lab observation, your lab planning.
1800    Dinner

            Homework: Document project and post online
            Feedback

Wednesday, February 13th
0800    Breakfast
0900    Final projects, final comments
1200    Lunch
1300    Final projects, final comments
1800    Celebration Dinner

 

What kind of projects and programs will we learn about?
Vinyl Cutter: tool, processes and project
            a.     Masks for T-shirts.
            b.     Antennas.
            c.     Flexible circuits.
            d.     3D projects.

Modela: tool processes and project
            a.    Circuit boards.
            b.    Molding and casting.
            c.    3D milling.

Electronics and Programming.
            a.    Stuff a circuit board.
            b.    Very basic Python programming.
            c.    Eagle circuit design.
            d.    Cad.py circuit design.

Electronics bench tools:
            a.    Power Supply.
            b.    Oscilloscope.
            c.    Function Generator.

Laser Cutter: tool, processes and project
            a.    3D press-fit structures.
            b.    Engraving.
            c.    3D images.

ShopBot: tool, processes and project
            a.    3D press-fit structures engraving.
            b.    3D images.

Education: Outreach to local schools, special projects (like robots, glacier tracking)

Lab IT and networking

FabLab International networking and documentation (site server, documentation in general and lab setup)

Lab management and administration

Fab Software:
            a.    Cad.py.
            b.    Blender.
            c.    Gimp.
            d.    Inkscape.
            e.    Scratch.
            f.     OpenOffice.
            g.    Cam.py.
            h.    Sketch-up

Additive technology:
            a. 3D printing (Fab @ Home)   (3 days- 2 teams)

Homework - Feedback QUESTIONS:
To what people, with what backgrounds, would you be teaching this material?
Did you have enough time to learn what you wanted to learn?
How would you ideally allocate time for this module?
More time on tool? 
More time on process?
More time on project?
Was project relevant to your target population?
What projects would you like to develop to support the teaching of this tool/process?
What would you do differently?  What’s missing?