For iPhone 6 Plus, Add a New Generation of Wood Cases

Wood products shops making accessories for electronics have to hustle as new technology releases arrive. The release of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus - Apple's most popular phone ever - requires a slew of new wood case design. Each phone model provides unique challenges - changes in dimensions, positions of ports, etc. And wood business built around this segment cannot

Google Cardboard: In Walnut and Other Materials

Google Cardboard is a ready-to-assemble device that converts iPhone and other Smart Phones into 3D and Virtual Reality Viewers. The design template and manufacturing specifications are available free from Google, and a number of companies have begun manufacturing it.  Here are some photos of the device, including one by woodworker Glenn Stevens made of walnut.

Google Cardboard in Walnut: A 21st Century Stereopticon?

Google has developed a cardboard viewer allowing users to turn their smart phone into a Virtual Reality and 3D viewing device. Called Google Cardboard, the viewer could present a wood manufacturing business opportunity - similar to the multi-million dollar business segment that developed around wood cases for iPads and iPhones.

TechShop Gains Sponsorship from Intel

TechShop, a membership-based, do-it-yourself workshop and fabrication studio, says Intel Corporation is its newest corporate sponsor. The companies plan to collaborate on a series of workshops giving thousands of TechShop members hands-on access to Intel technology
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Fix for MLB Maple Baseball Bats Topped Week's Report

Shattering rates on hard maple bats fell 50% after Major League Baseball tapped wood science. This manufacturing solution was this week's most read report. Also highly viewed: video and news on the a deadly train wreck hobbling Tafisa's panel shipments.