Author Archives: Rachel Pontow
Well it didn’t technically explode, but the engine died. And is ridiculously expensive to rebuild so this is the perfect opportunity to turn it into a new project. Making it into an electric car! The engine is currently getting ripped … Continue reading
We finally got the Ultimaker working
Jamie has been working since the Build Madison hosted at Sector67 in September 2012 on his concept for a bicycle pulled kitchen in Houghton Michigan. He’s moved from a “napkin sketch”, in this case meaning a small scale LEGO brick … Continue reading
If everyone on your Christmas list is sick of getting random engraved pieces of junk from the laser cutter you can always make them a sweet record bowl (not recommended for soup or other hot liquids). We vacuum formed ours … Continue reading
Our new laser cutter. It can do some pretty cool things like engraving this granite or this glass or any other junk you have lying around. We group bought this we the Detroit Hacker Space and got them shipped to us directly … Continue reading
We’ve got some cool new toys here and members are making the most of them. Mike messing around on the CNC wood router. A finished product from the CNC wood router, a sign for a warming shelter.
Congratulations to Snowshoe Stamp on winning the Disrupt SF 2012 Hackathon put on by TechCrunch! The Madison based company was not only out in San Francisco competing, they took home the grand prize. Also they won a MakerBot Replicator which they are generously … Continue reading
We are hosting another great Build Madison Event on September 22-23. This 24 hour Create-a-thon is a great opportunity to turn project ideas into reality. In order to attend you need to sign up here.
As summer comes to a close many of the Makership projects are coming to an end. Everyone has had a great time learning and working together to make kids ideas become reality. Some of the Makers working on their movie. … Continue reading
We were happy to host the Meta Meetup at the Forward Technology Festival this year. It was a cool event and a lot of people came out to enjoy the atmosphere and food.