RepTab – Open Source Torch Table in MAKE Zine

RepTab, our open source torch table – was featured in the January edition of MAKE Zine. Read the full article online at MAKE. You can follow the history of this development in former blog posts. Read more about RepLab – the Open Source Fab Lab – of which RepTab is a part.


  1. […] Source Ecology’s wiki describing the Open Source Induction Furnace project, a blog post about RepTab, a self-replicating, Open Source Torch Table, and also some initial steps to the Open Source […]

  2. Fabrication Ergonomics | Open Source Ecology

    […] we had RepTab, the open source torch table up and running already – we could cut the 1/8″ sheet in about 5 minutes at the rated […]

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  4. […] holes in 1″ thick metal, and shearing up to 12″ wide slabs of 1″ thick steel; (3) torch table for cutting meta via computer control; and (4) heavy duty lathe for making motor couplers. The […]

  5. Steady Growth | Open Source Ecology

    […] It takes 2 weeks to produce a CEB or tractor – but we believe that if we complete our open source  CNC torch table and other tooling optimization – we can get down to one week in our new flexible fabrication […]

  6. […] this open prototyping platform, and larger scale projects are beginning to take shape including this table sized laser-cutter. “Personal manufacturing” is what this revolution is being coined, and is explained in […]

  7. Economii alternative

    […] automatizate de scar? mic? precum MakerBot ?i RepRap au fost deja realizate cu ajutorul acestei platforme deschise de prototipuri ?i proiecte de mari dimensiuni au început s? ia form?, inclusiv acest t?ietor cu laser de […]