Additive versus Subtractive Manufacturing

Posted on December 19, 2017

There are many different manufacturing processes and tools available, but when it comes to analyzing the categories,...

Rapid Prototyping: Steel 101

Posted on December 4, 2017

Steel is an incredibly popular material, and for good reason: it comes in a huge variety of types with different...

 

About 9% of funded Kickstarter campaigns fail to deliver on their promises, and hardware projects have a special set of...

Day of Making

Posted on July 11, 2017

Every quarter, Plethora holds a “Day of Making” where employees teach classes, work on personal projects, and collaborate...

How to Design a Turner's Cube

Posted on November 17, 2016

A turner’s cube is a classic machinist’s exercise that involves constructing multiple cubes inside of one another. This...

DIY: Bottle-Opening Wallet Prototype

Posted on August 2, 2016

My name is Ian Galipeau and I've been working for Plethora for a few weeks at the time of this writing. The main reason...