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Bruce’s Futon Plans Come to Life

Bruce signed up a few months ago with the grand intentions of building his own futon from some plans in an old woodworking magazine – his rationale was that futons are built like crap and he could do it better

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Fixing a Greenhouse and Learning How to Use a CNC Router

Guest post from Mattias about a recent project: Sometimes, things break. As my grandparents recently discovered, injection molded nylon has a special affinity for this behavior after many years of use. The “T” shape at the top of the part

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5th Annual Build Madison This Weekend!

The community “create-a-thon” returns to Sector67 on November 8-9. We’re excited to announce the 5th annual Build Madison event coordinated by Capital Entrepreneurs and hosted at Sector67.  Build Madison is a 24 hour hackathon that gives you the opportunity to set aside

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Learn How To Fix Your Bicycle – Class Series

Sector67 member Matt Poster is offering an awesome set of upcoming classes so you can learn how to service every aspect of your bicycle, from basic maintenance to truing a rim and everything in between.  Classes start this week Tuesday

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Sector67’s NSA Away Project

A team of Sector67 members (Bob, Chris, Kate, Liam, Nate, Peter and Scott) recently passed a milestone in submitting their NSA Away project to the semifinals of The Hackaday Prize, which offers a chance to win $200,000 (all proceeds donated

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Milwaukee Maker Faire This Weekend – 27-28th

From the website: *** Maker Faire is a fun, family-friendly show-and-tell festival celebrating innovation, invention and creativity. Maker Faire Milwaukee will feature makers showing off technology, art and craft making, electronics, pyrotechnics, engineering, gardening, and other projects created by the makers

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PDMA Fall Social – Crowd-Sourced Financing

    To connect with the Madison chapter of the PDMA group, head over to their Facebook page – otherwise to register for this event, click here. PDMA Wisconsin Fall Social Members & Non-Members WELCOME!   Why I Failed at

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Jesse’s Electric Bike (And more!)

Just took a ride on Jesse’s electric bike—it was kick-ass. Built out of a Walmart bike-frame, 18 Ah lead-acid batteries, and a hub motor, the bike can go up to 30 mph with a range of 20 miles. AND, “Because

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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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Sector67 Summer Youth Programming: ME@Sector

In a new summer educational program being piloted at Sector67, incoming 3rd to 9th grade students can work on improving their math and engineering skills (the ME in ME@Sector stands for “Math and Engineering”) in a social, hands-on environment. This

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Event Cancelled! – Attend the Product Development and Management Association Meeting on July 17th

Sorry, this even has been cancelled by the organizers, look for another event in the future!   Sector67 is hosting the Product Development and Management Association (PDMA) summer social meeting on July 17th starting at 5PM. Cost to attend is

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Mirror

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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