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The Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) is an open technological platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts. This one is for milling, drilling and lathing. There is also a tractor, laser cutter, 3D scanner, 3D printer, wind turbine, generator, oven, milker, bulldozer and many many more. They cost 1/8th of buying a standard pre-made equivalent.

The Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) is an open technological platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts.

Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) is an open source technology platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different industrial machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts.

The Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) is a modular, DIY, low-cost, high-performance platform that enables fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small, sustainable civilization with modern comforts. 3D Designs, schematics, instructional videos, budgets, and product manuals.. for Wind Turbine, Gasifier Burner, and so much more!

The Global Village Construction Set (GVCS) is an open technological platform that allows for the easy fabrication of the 50 different Industrial Machines that it takes to build a small civilization with modern comforts. Key Features of the GVCS: Open Source - Low-Cost - Modular - User-Serviceable - DIY - Closed-Loop Manufacturing - High Performance - Heirloom Design - Flexible Fabrication

Cuboro Standard 54-cube Starter Set for the award-winning wooden marble run. All fundamental elements necessary for the construction of a track system are contained in the starter sets. The various elements can be combined to countless track systems.

from Little House on the Plains

Technology for a local future

Article about Open Source Ecology and their main project, the Global Village Construction Set. The network of engineers, tinkerers, and farmers is working to fabricate 50 different low-cost industrial machines.

Global Village Construction Set, Open Source Ecology Started by a group of farmers and scientists from Ohio, Open Source Ecology's exhibit followed a similar thought process to that of Open Structures. With international farmers in mind, the group created a set of core function parts that could be reconstructed to create a line of 50 essential farming machines.

from NPR.org

Building A Village Starts With Building The Tractor

NPR Weekend told the story of the Global Village Construction Set & the Open Source Ecology Project. Check it out!

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30 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

Build a backyard pizza oven-30 DIY Ways To Make Your Backyard Awesome This Summer

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full colour 3D printing

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How to make a Wooden Bowl With a Router

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GoonQuad, an Emotive Quadruped

3D Printed Emotive Quadruped #robot #quadruped