Fab Table is a new type of table.
You can record and project handworks on a table which iPhone or iPad is installed.
You put your iPad/iPhone on the top when you record your handworks.
Movie will appear 1:1 scale on the table.
By copying the handworks projected on the table, you can share technologies on a very high level,
Fab Table can upload movies then and there, so you can send your handwork technology to the world or learn technologies from all around the world right in front of you.
This Instructable will teach you how to make one.

Step 1: Download CAD file

For ones who can use Grasshopper(Rhinoceros), download "fab_table.zip"(there is a Rhino file and GH file in it, choose the one you need).
Caution: this Grasshopper data is version 5.0.
Hole for acrylic sheet on the top table is not open in GH data. You need to open it using boolean difference and etc.

For ones who cannot use Grasshopper(Rhinoceros), download "fab_table_shopbot.zip".
You can directly cut this data out using Shopbot or other CNC milling machine.
Dimensions for table is
top table(table dimension and height): 480mm x 600mm x 500mm
bottom table: 480mm x 600mm x 740mm
acrylic sheet: 320 x 456mm x 6mm
height of top and bottom piled up: 1228mm
minimum height of pole: 500mm

Projector Attachment(download "projector_attachment.zip", it includes stl and GH file; choose the one you need)
Caution: The hole for the screw is made based on JIS standard. Edit it so that it fits your country's standard.
Each parts of projector attachment is not unified. You need to unify it using boolean union.

About This Instructable


14 favorites


More by shinkiba0103: How to make Fab Table
Add instructable to: