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2016 Afterschool Activities – Thanks Alliant Energy and Zendesk!

Sector67 provides many avenues for students to learn more about Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM).  This year we were fortunate enough to be supported by a grant from the Zendesk Neighbor Foundation and the Alliant Energy Foundation to provide

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Moments from the 6th Annual “Build Madison” Event

Sector67 was proud to host the 6th Annual Build Madison event the weekend prior to Thanksgiving.  This event offers community members the opportunity to take action on a project they’ve been thinking about, working on (or procrastinating) and allows participants access

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Sector67 “Robotics and Makers Playground” exhibit at Madison Science Museum

There’s a new museum in town and Sector67 is proud to be an exhibitor. Madison Science Museum opened their doors to the public on October 22. The Robotics and Makers Playground, built and sponsored by Sector67, is a room filled

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Wall-E Silicone Molds

Jeff Whitehouse is a project person. His current project is building what will end up being a full sized, fully autonomous or remote controlled Wall-E. When faced with the next logical question “WTF” he responds “I build things. It’s my

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WiscoWood and its first Kickstarter Campaign

Over a year in the making with a lot of blood, sweat, and laughs with my Sector67 peers and this is what you get: WiscoWood Minimalist Cycling Wallets   We can’t even begin to thank the list of people at

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A Gift for Steve – Wisconsin Trivet

In case you haven’t heard, Steve Case is in town (Former CEO of AOL though more recently a startup evangelist and adviser to the president) and we were tasked with making him a parting gift to thank him for his

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Better Late Than Never – Celebrating Vera Court’s Arcade Console Repurpose!

This never quite made the blog, and has been languishing in the bottom of my e-mail inbox (among a few hundred other e-mails to get to! – sorry). Sector67 partnered with our near north neighbor Vera Court Neighborhood Center to

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Sector67 Interns Build Filament Extruder

Sector67 interns, Mitch and Kyle, already have their main summer project in working condition.  Their new filament extruder is able to take plastic pellets, and convert them into plastic that can be fed into Sector67’s 3D printers.  The main motivation

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Dark Stars

Using tools at Sector67, Nyika Campbell was able to transform her drawing of a sword in a notebook into a full-size, steel sword that looks like it could do some very serious damage. Before coming to Sector67, Nyika had already

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At last month’s meeting, Kemper Smith presented his kinetic installation, Mirror, which he constructed at Sector67. The work was recently on display at the Madison Museum of Contemporary Art as part of the Design MMOCA program, where architects and designers

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July Monthly Meeting

Another monthly meeting with great presentations.  Big thanks to Bob Baddeley for the photos and to Liam for filming! 0:00  Bob gives intro 1:03  Alec and his floppy disk orchestra he constructed using step motors 11:21 Kate and her creative

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Creative wedding invitations!

The creations coming out of Sector67 truly come in all forms—from woodworking, to electronics, to sewing—there really is a bit of everything. Kate Baldwin has been pushing innovative limits in yet another area, wedding invitations. Originally, coming to Sector67 to

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