Teaching a Robot to Write Groklab at the University of Iowa is hooking up a Tormach PCNC 770 to a ST Robotics 5-axis arm. So far, they've taught it Penmanship. And the robot (or the programmer) likes the Allman Brothers. For more on the Tormach for College Project, Click here.
Duality Lathe Handles I also ran across this post, which I thought was a really cool Duality Lathe Project. CNC'd tool handles for a chisel and file set. [nggallery id=62] Check it out here Polar Plunge Finally, for those interested in the Polar Plunge from last weekend - Watch our machinists jump into the icy water of Lake Monona for charity. Bob G. made the biggest splash of the day, and The guys raised over $1100 for Special Olympics. Thanks to Milling Around readers for their generous contributions to a great cause.