Cellphone Cracked Screen Repair/Replacement

The local repair places wanted $150 to fix a cracked screen. I ordered a replacement from ebay for $7, including all the necessary tools. (it is $5 now)
http://r.ebay.com/D78dnL

I watched several youtube videos and they made it seem really difficult:

But once you get past the smell, which was really really bad, it was simple. The hot air gun made the glass come off easy with a guitar pick.  Once I got about 2/3 of the glass off, the liner pealed right off. After cleaning, I used the included adhesive strips to re-attach the screen.

One way to claim a soda

image With the aid of a hot glue gun, some failed 3d prints can still serve a purpose :-)

Raspberry Pi Case cut on the CNC Router!

On Jan. 29th, Rob Burns had a great workshop on using Draftsight as a base for 2D/3D design. I have plenty of experience with 3D design, but I have wanted to learn to use the CNC router we have at the downtown located. This was the perfect opportunity for that! Continue reading

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Rubens’ Tube

Sunday, December 21st, we made a Rubens’ tube!  Look at how the sine wave (from the speaker) changes the height of the flames!

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Open house and business meeting tonight, 04 November

Reminder: Please join us tonight at 7:00 PM for our weekly meeting. This is a re-attempt to establish quorum. Let’s do this.

Voting members: This Tuesday being the first of the month it is our business meeting. Please come out to vote on three membership applications:

* Wayne Cope
* Christopher Hoffman
* Jeremy Baker

Please join us this Tuesday at 7:00 PM f

Please join us this Tuesday at 7:00 PM for our weekly meeting.

Voting members: This Tuesday being the first of the month it is our business meeting. Please come out to vote on two membership applications.

Please join us this Tuesday at 7:00 PM f

Please join us this Tuesday at 7:00 PM for our weekly meeting. Work on projects, meet folks, and learn stuff. We’re fun people — you’ll love us!

This Tuesday being the fifth of the month aliens will performing a time bubble experiment in the vicinity of your committed secretary’s brain.

Trying out a new social media management

Trying out a new social media management app. Here goes…

Tonight is our weekly open house night. Come join us at the downtown space (101 SE 2nd Pl, Ste 100) from 7PM to whenever to hang out, work on your projects, and talk about awesome stuff. =-)

Business meeting and weekly meet: 05 August 2014

Come work on your projects at Gainesville Hackerspace! If you have a project you’d like to work on in the company of others, bring it on down. We have tools, knowhow, and lots of people who would love to participate.

If you’re wondering how to start a project that you’ve had in mind for a while, come discuss it with us!

Tuesday nights are open to all. Doors open at 7pm.

Tonight will also be our monthly business meeting.

This meeting will be held at our new location, 101 SE 2nd Pl, Ste 100, Gainesville, FL 32601. (We are located in the basement level of the Sun Center, in the former location of the club Wise Guys. Our entrance is on the south side of the building, near the large arch at the north end of the main parking lot, beneath the large green awning.)

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