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Build Madison Returns to Sector67 – November 21-22

Build Madison is back! The 24-hour community “create-a-thon” returns to Sector67 on November 21 at 11am. Project presentations begin at 11am on Sunday, November 22. We’re excited to announce the 6th annual Build Madison event coordinated by Capital Entrepreneurs and hosted

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Huge Thanks, Tormach!

Tormach, located in Waunakee, Wisconsin is a leader in the PCNC (Personal CNC) industry.  Their high quality products are a maker’s dream.  Many at Sector67 are already familiar with Tormach and thankful for their generous donations of tools and equipment over the

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Sector67 October Monthly Meeting Recap

Perfect weather and interesting presentations made the October meeting a great success! You Built a What?! The evening kicked off with an introduction to “Joliet” (Jim’s Overbuilt LED Interactive Entertainment Table).  The table’s primary function is as a digitally enhanced

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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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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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Startup Weekend April 10th-12th

  The fourth annual Startup Weekend Madison event returns April 10th-12th 2015 at the MGE Innovation Center. Startup Weekend is a 54-hour event where developers, designers, marketers, product managers, and startup enthusiasts come together to share ideas, form teams, build

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March monthly meeting

The Sector67 monthly meeting was held March 3rd 2015.   1.Mike presented a vacuum table insert for the CNC Router   This allows flimsy or lighter weight pieces of material to be secured with out the use of clamps which

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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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The PPPRS in Kansas City

Sector67 went down to compete in the Power Racing Series in Kansas City June 29 and 30! This our third year of attendance. The goal of the race is “to create a working electric vehicle for less than $500 using

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American Skillet Company Kickstarter: New York Skillet!

Alisa and Andrew of FeLion studios and American Skillet Company are launching a Kickstarter to fund their new project, a large scale production of a New York-shaped skillet! This is the rough, prototype version of the skillet, without the various

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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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October Meeting – Injection Molding Demo

Really cool demonstration from Scott on injection molding, he fabricated a small hand driven injection molder using the book: Secrets of Building a Plastic Injection Molding Machine as a guide. The end result is a functional machine capable of injecting

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