Taking the initiative to being more of an educational group, we’ve decided that Wednesday is now class day here at Quelab. Here on out, we want to have a class every Wednesday night after Co-Working.
So, to start it out I will be hosting a class on glass etching this coming Wednesday, starting at 7PM, [...]
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 [...]
Terry Holt is a local Albuquerque maker who I met three weeks ago. He’s got an extensive background in engineering, but these days he’s working on (among other things) a portable structure he can tow behind his car and use to camp in relative comfort!
His first version was designed out of foam insulation. He chose [...]
We’ve been running low on shirts, so we’re screenprinting a new run at this Sunday’s hacknight. If you’re interested in learning how to screenprint, join us! You will be able to purchase a shirt to screenprint yourself, or you can bring something of your own to screenprint.
This month we’re celebrating everything Steampunk at Quelab! Steampunkers, if you’re unfamiliar, try to imagine what the modern life would look like if technology had stopped in the Victorian era (think Wild Wild West). Here’s a recent Alibi article on Steampunk. Join local Steampunk fans as we share our Steampunk creations. Bring your Steampunk costuming, jewelry, and/or toy-weapon supplies to work [...]
Despite having to fly out of the state for a week, just before our big event, I pulled off a magic trick and found time to post two small instructabiles.
One is just a simple way to make a teeny “Throwie” (LED and battery, usually also a magnet, although i skipped that), and put it [...]
To continue the tradition of celebrating Independence day, in a safe way, but also respecting the fire danger and such we are facing in the drought parched southwest.
All you need is a nice bit of paper! And its easy to refold and use over and over again! takes a bit of arm speed [...]
What with a large fire danger, and all the people worried about fireworks, i wanted to share with you all one of my favorite simple science demos.
Milk color explosions!
You will need:
A plate or wide flat shallow bowl, (depth is not really needed much
Whole Milk, (it can [...]
Upcoming EventsDec8Sun4:30 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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