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“Your Mom wants to know why you’re ironing in that Instagram video you posted?”...
If I had sat down to write this blog post last Wednesday, it would’ve been about my Digital Modeling and Fabrication capstone project...
Time is money. We’ve all heard it. And what we understand it to mean is something like, the more time we spend on a project, the more money the project will cost. That’s of course true. Value appreciates over time.
Four 2020 IYRS Marine Systems graduates embark on dream jobs exploring St. Croix, Tahiti, Hawaii and beyond.
Recently, I was asked what my biggest take-away from IYRS has been so far. My answer came to me quickly, it's the people!
Athena Aicher is a 2017 IYRS Boatbuilding & Restoration graduate. Her story will make you want to drop everything, restore a Beetle Cat, and embark on life of sailing adventure. Athena originally shared her story at the Catboat Association's annual meeting in January 2020. Enjoy!
Is 3D printing still exciting?
As the technology continues to improve, it becomes more precise and more affordable. More professional engineers and designers incorporate 3D printers into their businesses, but overall public fascination with 3D printing has flattened.
Building a wooden boat is like writing a book. It’s difficult, it requires lots of research, practice, patience, and flexibility.
Before the holiday break DMF students were frantically tying up loose ends before departing for some well-needed R&R!
Organizing my tools was for a time quite an obsession. It started when our 1st year instructors, Joel and Hans, introduced the Anarchist Tool Chest, both the book and the pine tool chest we were required to construct as part of our joinery project. I, of course, jumped in the deep-end and built a huge toolbox that I was sure would store all the tools I could ever dream of needing. Because let’s face it you can’t have too many tools (can you?)