Also, be sure to check out craftzine.
My plan 'A' did not arrive in time. If anyone has a prank idea please bring enough materials for 5-10 makers.
My Plan 'B' is a small leather book. I have everything we will need. If you have your leather tools bring what you can.
For build night we are going to hack a mouse. This will cause a pager motor to shake the mouse every time it is clicked. Great for surprising friends and gaming. Please bring a usb mouse.
The plans are here: http://cdn.makezine.com/make/06/rumble_mouse.pdf
Okay before you click I donna wanna maka thanga like that, rember it is about learning the skill of working with, in this case, wood. Besides there are hundred things you could do with a test tube rack: to hold spices, beads, electronics, Homies from those .25 cent machines; you could grow an herb garden, mushrooms, and penecillin; you could arrange dried flowers, flags of the world, your swizzle sticks; which brings us to tall shot glasses, glow in the dark sticks, and bottle rockets; you can dry herbs, flowers, or yarn; and you could use it to hold your lates
We are making a toolbox to hold soldering equipment. It can easily be modified for other tools or hobbies. Please bring larger tools that you would want to hold in the box: bench top power supply, variable solder iron, stands that hold things.
Google Group Discussion
Feb Thing-a-day sign up is available. Be sure to sign up if you are the tiniest bit interested in making things. After midnight on Feb 1 no one new can sign up.
We are going to be bread boarding the TV-B-Gone. Tom is bringing what he has of the kits. Which are around six dollars. We is the testing phase so come to learn and modify.
Next week we will be soldering and putting the project in a case.
We are canceling tonight's Build Night. We were going to trouble shoot the Solar Lights but no one has a fix yet.
Everyone that finished their Useless Machine please bring them in for Dec Show-and-Tell. I would like to get a group shot of them. I will bring hot glue if anyone needs to stick them together.
Nov 2 Show and Tell
Some got close enough to finishing but one more night should get most
Events & Activities
HMS Beagle Science Store - voted Coolest Store in Kansas City
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Local Hackerspace and Makerspace Groups
Regional Hackerspace and Makerspace Groups