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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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Community Iron Pour – February 8th

FeLion Studios and Sector67 are proud to announce our 3rd partnership on a community iron pour, taking place on February 8th at Sector67. Please stop out anytime until the 8th to purchase your very own iron molds and have poured

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Camp Fire Rotisserie

Leon was in need of a high quality, easily portable, camping capable rotisserie system for whole chickens.  Rather than resort to a expensive commercial solution (like this really bad photoshop job I found online, there’s no way I’m linking to

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Handmade Bookshelves

Kemper needed a massive set of bookshelves to hold all of his titles; and rather than turn to a carpenter to make them, he laid out a clean design and built them himself: He first started with a solid design:

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Yelp Fundraiser Tap Handles – October Launch

Yelp solicited the Madison community for people who would be interested in making some cool tap handles for a launch of their October “Red Bursting Ale” (made by none other than Page Buchanan) at our neighbor down the street –

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Xbox Reworking Party and BGA Chip Soldering

Sector67 recently hosted an Xbox rework and BGA chip soldering class. The ball grid array (BGA) is a “type of surface-mount packaging used for integrated circuits. BGA packages are used to permanently mount devices such as microprocessors.” In Xbox 360s, the infamous “red ring of

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Siglinda Knives

Sector67 member Josh runs Siglinda Knives, a “locally owned, artisanal sharpening & repair service for knives, shears & blades of all kinds.” Visit his site here: siglinda.com

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Madison Public Library Benches

Some bench frames for the new Central Madison Public Library, set to open in less than two months, were laser-engraved here at Sector67. This is the unfinished pile, accounting for about half of the total frames. The names on the

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How to Apply a Sector67 Sticker to Your VW Van

Step 1: Slowly remove the backing from the adhesive side of the Sector67 sticker. Step 2: With a friend to help you, line up the Sector67 sticker evenly, and then firmly press it sticker onto the car surface. Step 3: Slowly remove

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July Monthly Meeting

The July monthly meeting was on Tuesday, July 2nd. Liam compiled and demonstrated an educational math software/hardware program on Raspberry Pi called Sage (it wasn’t originally built for the hardfp ARM architecture).   Jacob demoed an Oculus Rift Virtual Reality Headset for

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Makership Meeting #2

The second Makership meeting took place on Tuesday, July 9th. The Makership Program pairs students (the makers) in primary education with knowledgable Sector67 members, who serve as their mentors. The makers work with together with a mentor, bringing a maker’s

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