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Music in Space

She climbs into the fuselage and takes her seat in front of the brightly lit control panel. A tune starts to play as she slides the first lever into position.  She presses a button and a rhythm glides in behind

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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/

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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

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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

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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,

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