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Tom: After growing up in the Midwest and going to school at the University of Cincinnati, I moved out to New England to join the Tool crew as an Industrial Designer. In addition to design, I love airplanes (and spacecraft), hiking, camping, illustration and animation.


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11
Sep

Printing Glass

Mediated Matter, a group that focuses on "Nature-inspired Design and Design-inspired Nature," collaborated with MIT's Department of Mechanical Engineering and MIT's Glass Lab to synthesize millennia-old…

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06
Jul

US DoD Follows Galactic Empire’s Lead by Developing Its Own Speeder Bike

Everyone who has seen Star Wars: Return of the Jedi remembers the awe and exhilaration we felt watching Luke and Leia hop from speeder bike to…

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27
Apr

Hot Off the Solidoodle Press

As designers and engineers who work on consumer products, it's always exciting, when all the iterating and designing and refining is done, to use the very…

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27
Feb

Honey On Tap

About the only thing I use honey for is a Hot Toddy, and I've never really given much thought to how that honey gets from the beehive…

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11
Feb

What Neil Armstrong Kept In His Closet Is WAY Cooler Than What I Keep In Mine

If, for some reason, you went poking around in my closet, I can guarantee you'd be pretty underwhelmed. You'd find clothes, some shoes, a gym bag, and…

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28
Jan

Upsite Technologies Wins Bright Idea Category of 2015 Impact Awards

The Modern Infrastructure Impact Awards recognize innovative products, technologies and services in the cloud and data center market. The award-winning tools and services, as voted on…

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15
Jan

Maverik Optik

The Optik is Maverik's newest, most refined and most advanced offensive lacrosse head to date, and Tool is excited to have been involved in the engineering…

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15
Jan

Solidoodle Press

Congratulations to our friends at Solidoodle for releasing their highly anticipated Solidoodle Press 3D printer. Over the past 18 months, Tool had the pleasure of working…

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21
Oct

The World’s First 3D-Printed Car

Local Motors, the Phoenix based car company, has an unorthodox approach to designing and manufacturing automobiles. They crowdsource design on a global scale to solve local problems, then engage local microfactories to manufacture…

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