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Maker Faire Milwaukee – September 26-27th

Maker Faire Milwaukee is coming up quick – the event is part of the Wisconsin State Fair, Saturday September 26th (9-6PM) and Sunday September 27th (10-5PM). The best part about MF Milwaukee? It’s free to attend! We’ll again be hosting

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Fractal Camp

Fractal is a STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) enrichment program that uses Participant-led, Inquiry-based Learning techniques for school-aged participants (6-13). Through fun, creative and engaging workshops, Fractal builds self-esteem, teamwork, knowledge base, and confidence in participants’ for their

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Burrill Business Plan Competition This Friday!

(Written by Chris Meyer) – I get asked often where Sector67 came from and I have to give sole credit to my experiences through the University of Wisconsin’s various student competitions. I started competing in 2006 as a partner to

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April Monthly Meeting

The monthly meeting was held April 7th 2015 1. Xavier and Robert presented an update on their virtual board game. The demonstration included a game of Tic-Tac-Toe and Table Hockey   2. Shira presented silicone molds she made for the

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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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Meet Shira, and her MOARbots

  Shira is focused on three large themes presently: robotics, re-thinking traditional education, and a project to create a graphic novel in a 2D style but using 3D CGI techniques. “For the first one, I’ve created MOARbots. For the second

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Thank You Tekton

  In the last year Tekton went on a mission to talk to and visit with several makerspaces. After all these conversations something became clear : They like makers. They like the inner drive inside every maker to continually design,

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Made by Maggie Modena

Designer, Maggie Modena attended both the UW Madison for Textile and Apparel design and New York City’s FIT for Accessory Design. Since Graduating she has gone on to design handbags for brands such as Nicole Miller, Lucky Brand, Jessica Simpson

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February Monthly Meeting

The Sector67 monthly meeting was held February 3rd   1. Bob presented an edge lit display that lights up when he receives a notification from Reddit. Built on the Spark Core, it connects over WiFi every minute and checks the

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Save the Date! Pour Yer Heart Out – 2015 Iron Pour

COME AND PICK UP HEARTS IF YOU’RE INTERESTED – we’ll have limited availability the day of the event. Carved heart tiles must be returned by 11AM on Saturday February 7th to be poured. Hours for pickup are posted on the

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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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