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Good Old Fashioned Chicken Skewer

Leon was up for some classic chicken roasting but wanted to unlock roasted chicken without the $40/bird price of a commercial roasting setup (let alone a turkey at $78.20!). Add in some 3/4″ aluminum solid round stock, a quick couple

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Alisa made the Martha Stewart Show!

Our congratulations to Alisa Toninato of FeLion Studios for making the Martha Stewart show this week!  We’re proud not only of how much progress she’s made in the last year, but of having the opportunity to host her studio’s iron

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Sector67 2012 Summer Makerships

Sector67 is happy to offer 2012 summer makerships to area youth (opportunity available to anyone 18 or younger)!  A makership is a 4 month opportunity to use Sector67 with a free membership and $100 for project materials as well as

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img2track Knitting Machine Beta Software Released

Happy to announce a beta version of software that quickly processes images into knitwear! Sector67 members Tanya Cunningham, Joe Kerman, and Davi Post have been working for the last month or two on enhancing a Becky Stern / Adafruit hack

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Film Crew Fun

Thanks to David Nevala and company for stopping out to shoot some excellent (hopefully!) footage on local entrepreneurs and taking the time to highlight creativity and innovation around Sector67. We had a great time and the shop was eerily quiet

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First Startup Weekend Madison – April 27-29, 2012

Wisconsin’s first Startup Weekend event, ‘Startup Weekend Madison’, is coming to Madison April 27th-29th, 2012. Organized by leaders from UW-Madison, Madison College, Edgewood College, Capital Entrepreneurs, and Sector67, the goal of Startup Weekend Madison is to bring together entrepreneurial minds

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PPPRS Nerf Attack

The Power Racing Series (hopped up Power Wheels racing) has alluded to requiring Nerf weapons this year for a section of the competition.  We’ve been doing some proper R&D, using the Navy’s cruise missile destroying gun as a goal: Some

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Polyurethane Experiments

Sector67 was privileged to receive six barrels of two part polyurethane scrap resin from Isthmus Engineering (that’s 330 gallons for anyone counting, or about ~2871 lbs).  We’re very happy we turned down the remaining 20 barrels, as we still have

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Mail Art Guild of the Madison Area Meetings

Sector67 is happy to host the Mail Art Guild of the Madison Area (MAGMA67!) with monthly meetings at Sector67. MAGMA is way to make and share art and support the postal service at the same time. For more information on

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Apollo67 v1 Recovered

Sector67 competed in the Hackerspaces in Space competition earlier this year. We launched two balloons lofted by hydrogen and posted details at Apollo67. The first balloon launched was a green dart whose objective was to return to earth as fast

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Windchime from Sector67 Scrap

Danny Spitzberg put together a cool windchime using only scrap materials from the wood pile and metal bin:

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Iron Pour a Success!

The Iron Pour co-hosted with FeLion Studios was a great success!  A hundred plus people made it through our shop and had a great time watching the iron pour despite the bitter cold.  No injuries to report either despite melting

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