Raising Makers- 1…2… 3… Make!

This summer we have begun highlighting the bright world of open-source 3D printing and all of the spirit that has gone into bringing it to us. Well, we can go one step further and illuminate how we can make cool stuff like sculptures and models with recyclable and household materials, you can even start with … Read more Raising Makers- 1…2… 3… Make!

Raising Makers

  Why: Because we have some really interesting things to show you!  Topics include 3D printing, making cool projects from recycled materials, making prototyping tools from home or even just good old fashioned inventing, experimenting and tinkering. In our first ever general meeting, anyone ages 7 and up is welcome to come to our first … Read more Raising Makers

New Powder 3D Printer!

Due to the generosity of a local prototyping engineer, we have been outfitted with a functional ZCorp 3D Printer.  We already are enthusiasts and developers for 3D printing, and the community spirit of open-source movements like Reprap, and we would like to invite the public to come and learn how to use the machine!  We’ve … Read more New Powder 3D Printer!

Great Donations!

  We are always very grateful for the support that our community gives us for our recycling program, and the donations of creative and useful things that we can use for projects and workshops.  This week there are some great, hackable items we’ve received and would like to highlight for you. The Intel Play microscopes … Read more Great Donations!

Beginning Microcontrollers: Arduino

    Lots of people have an idea of something awesome that they would want to build, with the caveat “If I only knew how…”  and that one statement seems to be the only obstacle in their way.  For some the supposed complexity of programming or electronics is daunting and remains an obscure idea to … Read more Beginning Microcontrollers: Arduino