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Fab Lab for Haiti
  • Hi guys,

    I haven't been around these forums for a while. In 2010 and 2011 I helped OSE, mostly with documenting the tools.

    I'm now working in Port-au-Prince in Haiti. I work with a group called Haiti Communitere, and we have a workshop, but I'd like to expand it with more digital capacities; it is currently just welding and woodworking and that old-fashioned stuff, no CNC.

    In other words, I want to build a Fab Lab in Port-au-Prince. I could use some help with picking out the right tools. I understand that MIT Fab Labs cost about $50k, but I'd like to spend less than $20k. I'm wondering what tools we can leave out, and what ones we can replace with open-source versions.

    I've never done any actual digital fabrication myself - I'm more of a project coordinator type guy - so I'd love to chat to someone who's got experience in digital fabrication and working in Fab Labs.

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  • Vote Up0Vote Down September 2012
    Hi Connors,
    Your project is interesting and would like to know more
    , is it possible to discuss with you by mail ?

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