If you’ve seen any spy films from the 60s, or any heist films from the turn of the century, you’ve seen people pick a lock. If you’ve been to the Maker Faire (any of the Mini-Faires, or the larger coastal events), if you’ve read 2600, or if you’ve been in any group of people interested [...]
Greetings Makers and Hackers! I hope everyone enjoyed the Albuquerque Mini Maker Faire, and welcome to everyone who found out about us at the faire, we hope you enjoyed learning about the vibrant community of makers and doers here in the 505.
I would like to remind everyone about the Weekday Workshop we have planned [...]
Coming soon! For your education and edification! More workshops, weekday AND weekend!
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. Class participants [...]
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. [...]
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