activities

Stitching a Cover for the Big Sound Board

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] At IMRC we have an excellent sound booth with a big fancy board. Our sound sensei Duane asked me one day about the feasibility of producing a cover for the board […]

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Late Night Collaboration at IMRC

One evening when I was on my way to do some late night work at IMRC, I met a group of undergraduates were interested in the building. I gave them a quick tour of our facilities. The group was particularly interested in our Versa Laser engraving system and more specifically, our ability to do 4th […]

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Pint Glasses for Bangor Greendrinks

Recently Bangor Greendrinks wanted to have a number of their signature pint glasses etched locally. I worked with them to produce a trial run of 24 using the Versa Laser System at IMRC. David Pelletier produced the graphic and a computer rendering of the desired outcome. [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” […]

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CNC Desk = easy, green

Recently I put togehter a few desks for IMRC offices. These desks are simple, sturdy and elegant. Assembly was almost easier and faster than taking them out of their boxes. They are made entirely of bamboo ply and have no metal fasteners. Interlocking CNC joinery is sturdy and requires no tools to assemble. I really […]

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Stanley’s 3D Printed Trebuchet

[fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”]   At the recent IMRC ribbon cutting event  I wanted to show our ZCorp 450 printer in action. The first file I found was a model catapult that had been drawn up […]

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Black Cat Cougar Cuts Little Logos

  [fusion_builder_container hundred_percent=”yes” overflow=”visible”][fusion_builder_row][fusion_builder_column type=”1_1″ background_position=”left top” background_color=”” border_size=”” border_color=”” border_style=”solid” spacing=”yes” background_image=”” background_repeat=”no-repeat” padding=”” margin_top=”0px” margin_bottom=”0px” class=”” id=”” animation_type=”” animation_speed=”0.3″ animation_direction=”left” hide_on_mobile=”no” center_content=”no” min_height=”none”] Every once in a while its good for us to put our machines through their paces. At the beginning of the week I was tasked with customizing some of the […]

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Digital Humanities Week

The second biannual Digital Humanities Week takes place across the UMaine campus the second week of October. Entitled Surfacing, this year’s program calls for the arts and letters to step up their influence in a world convulsed by rapid change. An MIT oceanographer, a Smithsonian curator, and distinguished scholars from NYU and the University of […]

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Post Provost Records New Tracks at IMRC!

In conjunction with Nate and Duane’s May term recording class, Post Provost came to the IMRC recording studio Monday May 20th – Wed the 22nd. While not fully finished, we recorded 5 tracks for an upcoming release. This marked the first recording done in the new recording studio, and served to test out and troubleshoot […]

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Wind Storm Challenge at IMRC May 3

The IMRC Center will host UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composite Centers’s annual Wind Storm Challenge presentations on May 3. May 2, 2013 – Contact: Josh Plourde, 207.581.2117; josh.plourde@maine.edu UMaine’s Advanced Structures and Composites Center to host DeepCwind Consortium’s Windstorm Challenge and Annual Maine Composites’ Alliance Wind Blade Challenge ORONO, Maine – The University of Maine’s […]

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