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

Rapid Prototyping: Steel 101

by Eric Weinhoffer on Dec 4, 2017 12:00:00 AM

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

by Katie Hoban on Jul 11, 2017 2:32:54 PM

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

by Katie Hoban on Nov 17, 2016 2:00:00 PM

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

by Ian Galipeau on Aug 2, 2016 11:00:00 AM

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...