Blog Archives

The Ship has Sailed!

The giant double decker bus has left the Sector67 parking lot!  We’re excited and definitely feeling a little emptier in more than a few ways   Thankfully they’ve safely made it to their first destination and are one step on

Tagged with: , , ,
Posted in News

Trip to UW Platteville for Meet N Eat with and Entrepreneur

Sector67 was invited out to UW Platteville as part of a contingent of Capital Entrepreneur Members to meet with students and inspire them to follow their creative ideas. We had a lot of fun at the event, and are looking

Posted in News

Wausau Daily Herald Covers Local Hackerspace

The Wausau Daily Herald mentions Sector67 as an inspiration for the starting Wausau Collaboration Center. “Bourke’s inspiration came from a makerspace in Madison, called Sector67. The brainchild of engineer Chris Meyer, Sector67 offers Madison-area residents and students a place to

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in News

CNC Pumpkin Carving

What happens when you combine a 3,000 lb computer controlled milling machine and a holiday requiring hand-eye coordination?  CNC pumpkin carving!  Taking it to a new level this year, we attempted both full carving and just removing the skin and

Tagged with: , ,
Posted in News

August in Updates! (finally)

Alright, so we’ve hit October, and I still haven’t posted updates from August! Here goes nothing. . . The casting resin finally sees the light of day, this time being tested with water to create foam. The foam was then

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in Field Trip, News

GWIP Summer Program

Sector67 contributed to the Global Wisconsin Idea Program this summer, helping to educate 19 Chinese and US students about robotics and electronics. We taught a soldering class: http://stationaery.com/gwip/field-trip-to-sector-67/ PDF: Global Wisconsin Idea Program – Soldering and an Arduino class: http://stationaery.com/gwip/lesson-on-social-robotics-arduino/

Posted in News

Power Wheels Racing Champions

Sector67 returned victorious from the Detroit Maker Faire following a strong performance at the Kansas City Maker Faire in the Pow Pow Power Racing Series. We’d like to thank our sponsors for providing us with the tools, equipment, and cash

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News, Thank You!

Closing Out July

It was a lonnnngggg month with a lot of new projects: Working on an e-textile turn signal jacket: Creating a sewing template with a 3,000# CNC milling machine, seems oddly appropriate:The July meeting had a bunch of cool projects, including

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News

June Updates

Lots going on through June! Trying to figure out what we should do with an empty power wheels jeep body. . . A short time later things were getting closer: Of course part of ordering the universe requires some disorder,

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in News

Kansas City Maker Faire

Sector67 had a road trip down to Kansas City June 25th-26th to catch the mini Maker Faire and race our PPPRS vehicle.  We also stayed at <a href=”http://www.hammerspacehobby.com/”>Hammerspace</a> and toured <a href=”http://blog.cowtowncomputercongress.org/”>CCCKC</a> (the infamous hackerspace in a cave). Iron Man

Tagged with: , , , , , , ,
Posted in Field Trip, News

Sector67 Sweeps First Day of PPPRS

We arrived safely in Kansas City at about 5:30am at Hammerspace, slept for a few minutes/hours, and then headed to Union Station downtown to unpack and get the car set up.  Teams were amazing, there was about 13 cars running

Tagged with: ,
Posted in News

June Meeting in Pictures

If you’re wondering what a meeting looks like, Dan took some awesome pictures at the June meeting: James demonstrated his directional speaker: Dave demonstrated his 3D printed door catch Mark covered the finer points of Nokia batteries for the GGHC:

Tagged with:
Posted in News

Cart


Upcoming Events