Wednesday September 12th, Im going to be teaching a small informal workshop on lone exposure experimental photography via pinhole cameras. we will be going back to the very roots of photography.
As a long time photographer its easy to get caught up with the latest and the greatest in technology. But a lot can [...]
Solar Jar workshop at Quelab tomorrow(thursday) night at 6pm. This hasn’t been advertised at all, and there are very limited seats. We’ll be making these cool jars from solar light components. Please RSVP so we can be sure to hold a seat for you. $15 covers the workshop and supplies.
Looks like its all [...]
Circuit-Bending Hackerspace Rock Band, CMKT 4, is doing a workshop Wednesday, May 9th, 7-9:PM building contact microphones in conjunction with Quelab. These microphones are powerful enough to do whatever you want, and accessible enough for all skill levels. Plus, they’re made out of bottle caps, which is just awesome. It’s a DIY electronics project [...]
Quelab is offering an introductory course on making things with the Arduino microprocessor development platform in April. Classes will be held Wednesday evening, 6-9:PM, April 11, 18, and 25. Cost is $65 ($40 for members), and includes an Arduino Uno development board, prototyping board, and support electronics like LED’s, switches, transistors, and wires. [...]
March of the Robots is here. Come build a robot minion during the month of March and we’ll show them off at our March of the Robots event on March 31 from 6-9pm. There’s been talk of BEAM Bots and photo-voltaic awesomeness. Want a Dalek to serve you? We can build [...]
One of our members doing what he can to promote our little Hackerspace, Posted plans/instruction for how to build the working Milkyway Rocket engine.
Looks like its a popular Instructable, this morning they made it a “Featured Instructable”.
Check it out here, http://www.instructables.com/id/Candybar-Milkyway-Rocket-Engine/
Tuesday the 20th! Quelab is taking a step back from our more usual, high tech, and going for an event that can appeal to everybody, from high-tech uber geek to causal crafter. All ages, (although there may be some semi dangerous tools, and supplies that may not be appropriate for super young kids without supervison/help. [...]
Who is interested in BEAM bots? Biology Electronic Aesthetic Mechanics? These are small, simple robots, built from a small number of discrete components. Part of the Aesthetic of these robots is to make a robot from a very simple analogue circuit. This is NOT something people are likely to be able to finish in a [...]
Learn Basic soldering(No experience needed), Learn very basic electronics. Make and take home a cool reusable kit! (Battery Included! pumpkin is not)
Photos from the event Can be seen here!
Upcoming EventsDec6FriDec8Sun4:30 pm Planning Meeting (Members)Planning Meeting (Members)Dec 8 @ 4:30 pm – 6:30 pmThis is our annual policy-setting meeting. This meeting will be limited to the Members of the group, and will be where we set the focus [...]7:00 pm HacknightHacknightDec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pmOur twice-weekly open house. Come learn what we’re all about! This is when both members and non members are encouraged to come in and work/start/help [...]Dec10TueDec15Sun7:00 pm HacknightHacknightDec 15 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pmOur twice-weekly open house. Come learn what we’re all about! This is when both members and non members are encouraged to come in and work/start/help [...]Dec17TueDec22Sun7:00 pm HacknightHacknightDec 22 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pmOur twice-weekly open house. Come learn what we’re all about! This is when both members and non members are encouraged to come in and work/start/help [...]
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