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Makership Program Projects

We are proud to announce that Sector67 has offered our Makership award to 11 area youth (under 18). A Makership award comes with a free summer membership to Sector67, a $100 stipend for materials/resources and facilitated access to our mentor network

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WISE Banner Complete!

Whew! That was a test in perseverance. Here it is: Finished dimensions: 9 feet 7inches x 30 inches Approximate time to complete: 15 hours of machine knitting (not including design and setup) Total weight of yarn used: 2 lbs 8.5 oz 600

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DigiTally Kickstarter Live – Support It Today!

Dear World – Bob would like nothing more than to provide you with an awesome product that he’s been working over 2 years to create.  Buy one. So what is this thing you just bought?  It’s the giant countdown timer

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Pour Yer Heart Out – Iron Pour 2013

We had a great time this year working with Alisa Toninato of FeLion Studios and are happy to share some great videos and pictures from this year’s pour!  Eric Allin stopped by with his camera and spent the day shooting some

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Community Iron Pour – February 9th

FeLion Studios and Sector67  are proud to announce our 2nd annual community iron pour, taking place on February 9th at Sector67.  Please stop out anytime until the 9th to purchase your very own iron molds and have poured as part of

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Cooking “With Science” Day

Several people have been interested in cooking “with science” for quite awhile, so a day was finally decided and materials were purchased to make it happen.  One of our members owns the “Modernist Cuisine” cookbook, which provides an amazingly detailed

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LED Holiday Wreath Build

I was looking for a fun and simple project to learn about the new laser cutter at Sector 67, so I decided to use it to cut some acrylic to hold some RGB-addressable LEDs in the shape of a holiday

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3rd Balloon Launch a Success

Sector67 launched its 3rd high altitude balloon this past weekend with great success. Lots of information over at Apollo67 and for here a beautiful picture:

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Sector67 Laser Cut Gingerbread Houses

My family has a tradition of making gingerbread houses for the holiday season, the more elaborate the better. So when we got a 150-watt laser cutter at Sector67 one of the first “practical” project ideas I had was to try

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Warming Up the Laser Engraver

We’re still learning about our laser cutter (which inevitably draws a crowd): and testing a variety of materials including engraving Jade: Granite: and an awesome guitar pick made from a soft stone: We need to up the vertical resolution and

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Laser Engraving a Laptop

Not as scary as it sounds, we started off with a test on a dead laptop panel: Which yielded beautiful results on the first try.  Next up was preparing the artwork (in this case comics) and test engraving a

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Pi Bottle Opener

Not likely to be carried to a party, but may live comfortably as a paper weight when not is use: This Pi bottle opener was machined by Leon out of solid chunk of aluminum: The leading corner has been cut

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