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Jesse’s Electric Bike (And more!)

Just took a ride on Jesse’s electric bike—it was kick-ass. Built out of a Walmart bike-frame, 18 Ah lead-acid batteries, and a hub motor, the bike can go up to 30 mph with a range of 20 miles. AND, “Because

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Sector67 Interns Build Filament Extruder

Sector67 interns, Mitch and Kyle, already have their main summer project in working condition.  Their new filament extruder is able to take plastic pellets, and convert them into plastic that can be fed into Sector67’s 3D printers.  The main motivation

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Sector67 Summer Youth Programming: ME@Sector

In a new summer educational program being piloted at Sector67, incoming 3rd to 9th grade students can work on improving their math and engineering skills (the ME in ME@Sector stands for “Math and Engineering”) in a social, hands-on environment. This

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Dark Stars

Using tools at Sector67, Nyika Campbell was able to transform her drawing of a sword in a notebook into a full-size, steel sword that looks like it could do some very serious damage. Before coming to Sector67, Nyika had already

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Mirror

At last month’s meeting, Kemper Smith presented his kinetic installation, Mirror, which he constructed at Sector67. The work was recently on display at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art as part of the Design MMOCA program, where architects and designers

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July Monthly Meeting

Another monthly meeting with great presentations.  Big thanks to Bob Baddeley for the photos and to Liam for filming! 0:00  Bob gives intro 1:03  Alec and his floppy disk orchestra he constructed using step motors 11:21 Kate and her creative

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Lumen Jewelry

“We always have the same conversation with our circuit board supplier”, says Robin. “After every order, they call us to say that the circuits are exposed, and to send them back once we fix the drawing”. However, the drawings are

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EV Powers Hybrid Battery Service and Repair

In 2002, Eric Powers quit his full-time job to found and organize the Green Drive Expo, a car show focused on green innovation in the automobile industry.  After seven years and ten successful expos held in Madison, Wisconsin and the

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June monthly meeting video

Check out all of the great presentations at June’s Monthly meeting.  

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Creative wedding invitations!

The creations coming out of Sector67 truly come in all forms—from woodworking, to electronics, to sewing—there really is a bit of everything. Kate Baldwin has been pushing innovative limits in yet another area, wedding invitations. Originally, coming to Sector67 to

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Adrian Pereyra

Argentinian designer, Adrian Pereyra, moved to Madison about two years ago without any tools, “not even a screwdriver”.  As a freelance designer, who has designed everything from a small-scale wind turbine to displays for Heineken, this could have been a

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June monthly meeting

Every first Tuesday of the month, Sector67 holds its monthly meeting.  The meeting is at 7pm and is open to the public.  Big thanks to Bob Baddeley for the photos! Chris presents the new blow molder. Big improvements on the coin

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