Non Commercial Use
We wanted anyone, anywhere in the world, to be able to download designs for local fabrication and we wanted to reward creators financially when their plans were used commercially.
So, whilst plan licensing is entirely at the creators discretion (and we will happily accommodate other plans, including open source and proprietary licenses), many creators have released their plans for download under a Non-Commercial license.
With these designs, you have two options:
1. Downloading plans for personal usefor non-commercial use.
2. Buy the product directly from Fabricator or contact a Prefered Workshop in the Fabricator Network.When purchasing from a Prefered Workshop, , a royalty payment is automatically factored into the cost that you pay.
Definition of Non-Commercial Use:
Creative Commons provides broad guidance on the definition of commercial use; summarized as:
A commercial use is one primarily intended for commercial advantage or monetary compensation.
To clarify this, we have established the following principles. It is unambiguous commercial use when anyone:
1. charges a fee or makes a profit when making a Fabricator product.
2. sells (or bases a commercial service ) on a Fabricator product.
It follows from this that non-commercial use is when you make a Fabricator product yourself, with no intention to gain commercial advantage or monetary compensation. For example, the following qualify as non-commercial use:
1. You are an individual with your own CNC machine, or access to a shared CNC machine, and will personally cut and make a Fabricator product yourself
2. You are a student (or teacher) and you use the design files for educational purposes or training (and do not intend to sell the resulting parts)
If you are interested in obtaining a Commercial License, please join our community as a Professional Workshop.
You may contact us directly to purchase a commercial license or arrange a specific distribution deal.
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Fabricator offers plans and patterns for free, while some other ePlans and patterns are for sale through our Fabricator store.
We want to help and offer ideas to as many people as possible – not just those with the financial ability to do so…
In Fabricator.cc you can find a large number of plans, patterns and 3D models. All the content in this website (unless otherwise stated) is copyright protected property by Fabricator.cc.
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1. If there is a copyrighted plan, 3D model or pattern (GNU, Creative Common, etc.), the document may be used only with the specific indicated copyright.
2. If you are an individual and you would like to use a plan or model personal use, you may use the plans and patterns from this website (Free or For Sale)If you would like to support our website you can do so as follows:
* Send us pictures of the items you have produced using our plans or patterns and we will add it to our website under your work category.
You may also email your personal information (name, location) if you wish
* If you would like to help other people with manufacturing items by using our plans please do the following: make pictures of all the steps of your work including the assembly of parts, then email the pictures to us with a short description and some useful tips about the manufacturing process. The pictures of your works will be added to our website under your name or pseudonym.
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Last Update: July 1, 2015
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