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Ask a Lawyer

Have you ever run into legal questions while working on a project, but never got the chance to talk to a lawyer? Maybe you're considering applying for a patent? Have IP law questions? Or are starting your own business?

This is your chance to get quick answers to the legal questions you always wanted to ask! IP law specialist Francis X. Taney, Jr. is generously offering to sit down with our community to give free legal consultations.
For more information about Mr. Taney please visit
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Introduction to Industrial Design with Peter Bressler

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Join us for our industrial design course at NextFab with renowned industrial designer, Peter Bressler!

This 4-part course is an introduction to industrial design that will take you through the entire design process, including: research, feature analysis, need identification, ideation, concept sketching, modeling, prototyping, critique, and refinement.

Participants will design a new coat hook using an iterative process, while considering the goals of functionality, usability, aesthetics, ease of installation and manufacture.

July 15th : Introduction to industrial design, coat hanger project, ideation, product research, feature analysis, design criteria, concept sketching

July 22nd : Concept presentation, rough manual modeling, 2D and 3D design, prototype production

July 29th: Analysis, critique, correction, refinement, finishing

August 5th: Final presentation and critique

*This course is limited to 10 people, members only. Not a member? Select the "Admission + 3 Month Membership" ticket and receieve a 3 month membership to NextFab Studio as well as admission to Peter Bressler's course (a $937 value)!*

Instructables: Build Night with Dremel

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We were selected to participate in Instructables Build Night with Dremel!
Come make some jewelry in the shop with us! You'll learn about using Dremel tools to construct unique pieces as part of our Instructables Build Night.
We will make earrings and pendants with wood and Corian.
RESOURCES: Dremel Project Videos Instructables App (for documentation during the build night): iOS and Android

Instructables is sponsoring monthly build nights at makerspaces and hackerspaces around the world. Each month we partner with a different company to send you materials and/or tools to run a workshop at your space. In return your space posts Instructables from your build night. 
Please RSVP here.
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Maker Happy Hour

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Thirsting for knowledge... and a laid back environment to chat about your latest projects and ideas?

Then join NextFab and the Philadelphia maker movement for an early evening happy hour. Our Sponsor Yards has stocked the fridge with some cold brews and we will have some light eats to appease your pre-dinner munchies. Come out and play cornhole, shoot some hoops, video it up, or just chill! No agenda! Just awesome like minded people getting together to have a great time. We look forward to seeing you at NextFab!

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