CT Hackerspace’s Micro Controller Group re-launch is a Big Success!

Our new Microcontroller Meetings are now controlled by CT Hackerspace members, and have been a big success with a large, continued following. Dozens of attendees have started coming on a regular basis. This is a great time to be part of this re-launch!

Our next Arduino Pi and Microcontrollers will be a Hardware Talk on Thursday, November 9, 2017.

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Join the party at CT Hackerspace for the World’s First Giant Robot Fight 10/17, Megabots vs. Suidobashi

We’re talking about hanging out, watching Battling Robots, eating Pizza, making new Friends & more at a Hackerspace! …And why aren’t you  joining in the fun? The long awaited first giant robot fight is happening Tuesday! Why not Catch it with your friends as CT Hackerspace Tuesday, August 17 10PM EST.

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DIY Replacement Drawbar for Jet 16 Milling Machine

DIY Jet 16 Drawbar cCTH received a donation of an old Jet 16 Mill/Drill. It was in rough shape. In addition to needing a paint job, there were also some pieces missing, including the Drawbar. Used drawbars on eBay were in the $100 range. Instead of ponying up that cash, we decided to make our own drawbar. We have an entire workshop at our disposal, right?!?!?!?!? Continue reading

3D Printing: Not Just For Do-Dads Anymore PART 4 – GE Aurora Dryer Start Button Repair

3D Printers are the best! The appliance adventure I experienced today proves that statement.

My neighbor has a GE Aurora Clothes Dryer that ‘stopped working’. The reports were that the Start Button was becoming increasingly finicky. My gut reaction was that the physical switch was going bad. Well, in the end I was wrong about that, learned how not to design a dryer and gained even more appreciation for my 3D Printer. Continue reading