Under the heading “Luzerner Bürgerfabrik will in die Welt expandieren” (“Lucerne Based People’s Factory plans to expand into the whole world”), the Unternehmerzeitung newspaper published an article about the opening of the first People’s Factory in Lucerne on September 8, 2018 – and our plans to expand into the world. A PDF version of the article can be found here.
The EggBot is a compact, easy to use open-source art robot that can draw on spherical or egg-shaped objects. Super adjustable; designed to draw on all kinds of things that are normally “impossible” to print on. Not just eggs but golf balls, light bulbs, mini pumpkins, and even things like wine glasses — with a bit of work. Come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.
Our universal, high-quality belt and disc sander is ideal for heavy sanding work such as removing large quantities of paint, levelling coarsely sawn wood surfaces or for modelling larger surfaces. The table can be tilted and allows precision adjustments and machining from different angles. The machine has a low vibration run and is equipped with a device for dust extraction. Come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.
Our Scheppach scroll saw with flexible shaft. In addition to pinless blades, standard scroll saw blades can be used. With the flexible shaft and a variety of tools, grinding, polishing or small engravings can be done on the workpieces. Come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.
Our Lortone 3A polishing drum can be used for polishing and grinding various materials, such as gold, silver (silver chains), metal, aluminium, tin, plastic, etc. – and it can be used to remove rust and oxidation very gently when special ceramics are used. Its rubber barrels are quiet and long wearing and are moulded with special ribs to increase the tumbling action. It can polish and grind multipel items at the same time and is suitable for textured surfaces. Come visit the People’s Factory and see it … Read More
The AxiDraw V3 is a simple, modern, and precise pen plotter, capable of writing or drawing on almost any flat surface. It can write with fountain pens, permanent markers, and a variety of other writing implements to handle an endless number of applications. Its unique design features a writing head that extends beyond the machine, making it possible to draw on objects bigger than the machine itself. Come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.
Under the heading “ In ihrer Luzerner Fabrik kann jedermann Designer-Teile herstellen ” (“In her Lucerne-based People’s Factory, everyone can produce designer products”), the Luzerner Zeitung newspaper published an article about the opening of the first People’s Factory in Lucerne on September 8, 2018 A PDF version of the article can be found here . Photo: Dominik Wunderli, August 17, 2018, Luzerner Zeitung
Our Janome 6260 QC (Quilters Companion) sewing machine is another machine for all regular sewing and repair work. It is simple to use and equipped with a total of 60 stitch options, 6 different buttonholes and 30 decorative stitches. It has sufficient power even for thick and hard materials. If you’d like to learn more about sewing, see here – or come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.