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Open Works: CNC Training and an Awesome Dog Bowl

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Ziger/Snead had the pleasure of attending a training class for the CNC mill and laser cutter at Open Works last week!

Open Works, a maker space in Baltimore’s Greenmount West neighborhood, opened last year giving the community access to the latest digital fabrication technology. Open Work’s mission is to make “tools, technology, and the knowledge to use them accessible to all.” Both the tools and the experienced staff are an incredible resource for Baltimore’s design community. Now that we've made the first step and attending a training class, we can’t wait to get our hands dirty making models and testing out new ideas.

The CNC mill is a digitally controlled router than can follow coordinates generated from a digital drawing to cut sheet material. It allows us to get extremely accurate cuts and saves the time and hassle of measuring and setting up jigs to get straight cuts. Open…

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