Hackerspace Demo Night: June 16th, 2015

  • Michael Kummer: Browser-based gaming
  • Joe DiPietro: Radio tower signal strength tracker
  • Liza Kholodkova: Drawing robot
  • Daniel Diaz, Guru Sharan, Robert Olsthoorn: Web app for local barter
  • Sid Ramesh: Automatic jar opener

Hackerspace open house: June 2nd, 2015

The video of the 3D printer was recorded with a Seek thermal video camera (Ian).

Melting #3DBenchy – Makers making modern art!

Tonight at the hackerspace, we took a heat gun to a #3DBenchy, a 3d printed calibration object. The result was some lovely modern art.

Time-lapse video of 2015-05-05 open house

Here’s a time-lapse video of the open house that happened on the evening of Tuesday, May 5, 2015.

Time-lapse video of 2015-04-28 open house

Here’s a time-lapse video of the open house that happened on the evening of Tuesday, April 28, 2015.

Time-lapse video of 2015-04-21 open house

Here’s a time-lapse video of the open house that happened on the evening of Tuesday, April 21, 2015.

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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