Wednesday, December 1, 2010

Ponoko + Google SketchUp = Your Personal Design Factory!

The fine folks at Ponoko (the company that creates real stuff from your digital designs) have a contest going with the equally fine folks from Google SketchUp.

The aim of the contest is to create "how-tos" or "Instructables" that show how you can use your Google SketchUp designs to create real stuff using Ponoko's tools.  (Ponoko basically lets you run your own personal factory to fabricate your digital designs into a variety of physical materials and finishes.)

You can find out more about the contest here.  But hurry! The entry deadline is December 17th.

Even if you don't enter the contest, it is worthwhile for any museum maker or designer to check out both Ponoko and Google SketchUp.

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