Please update your calendars. Tonight’s meeting with Louis has been postponed for December. We hope to see you in the new year!
Tonight’s Workshop (11/15) at CT Hackerspace Postponed Due to Predicted inclement weather. “Scaling Up with CircuitPython will be rescheduled for next month.
Paul Langdon, active maker/inventor and instructor who is involved with MakeHartford as well as being a Hackster.IO ambassador, offered a full day workshop at CT Hackerspace. All participants assembled and took home their own Prusa i3 style printer! In addition Paul covered information on how to connect the printer to their computer, set it up and actually make things. Paul has created a reference page for all his resources at https://github.com/plangdon/3D-Printer-2018/blob/master/README.md.
More Photos of the event below:
Hacking the Holidays Party at CT Hackerspace
Wed, 12/12/2018 – 7:00pm to ???
Come celebrate the holidays at CT Hackerspace Wednesday
JOIN our Team for our latest group project: The Strandbeest ! A creative conversation between to members of the CT Hackerspace Community, Fred and Matthew, has now lead to a new Project at CTH: The Strandbeast Project. Not only is this project highly educational and thought provoking excersize (with a high coolness factor), but is a real possibility thanks to two of our sponsors: Autodesk and Stepcraft CNC.
New Group Project:
Anybody interested in building something with this mechanism???See links below for other exampleshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mGOled86Sjo&index=3&t=0s&list=PL49oqRPQBaYxtrROVX6nMMRmp9VpRHzmihttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=emW6ymgvvak&t=0s&index=53&list=PL49oqRPQBaYwHcXY2qHvZfIJjAXxGVp8hhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xcccj4P727U&t=77s
Posted by Matthew Hubbard on Sunday, September 16, 2018
CT Hackerspace held an official unboxing night October 3rd for the Open Source Maslow CNC System. Maslow CNC is a unique “vertical” CNC router and is notable for its low cost. The unique vertical design mimics a hanging plotter allowing it to have a 4′ x 8′ cutting area with a footprint 10′ wide x 19″ deep.
Maslow CNC graciously provided CT Hackerspace the official kit to start the project. The CT Hackerspace community, active in hobbyiest CNC ventures, immediately took up a collection for additional materials needed to build out the machine. The community is excited to see the Maslow running in our workshop, side by side with 2 existing DIY CNC builds, along with the Stepcraft Multifunction CNC.
The CT Hackerspace Team will continue working on building the Maslow CNC in future Wednesday Nights as well as scheduling some longer workshops in the upcoming future weekends.
If you are interested in learning more, stop by CT Hackerspace during or public Open Space Wednesdays.
Register Today for our MAKE YOUR OWN 3D Printer Workshop!
Class is on November 10th, 2018. Registration cutoff is October 27th.
Paul Langdon, active maker/inventor and instructor who is involved with MakeHartford as well as being a Hackster.IO ambassador, will be offering his class at CT Hackerspace. During this workshop, students will use a kit to assemble their own Prusa i3 style printer, which they will then get to keep and take home. They will also learn how to connect the printer to their computer, set it up and actually make things. There are no prerequisites for this class other than having a computer and being able to operate it. Cost of this class is $200, and this INCLUDES the cost of the Prusa i3 3D printer kit. A registrant is welcome to bring a friend, team, or family to help participate. (A separate $5 per person cost will be taken day of class to get Pizza/Drinks for lunch break)
Paul has created a reference page for all his resources at https://github.com/plangdon/3D-Printer-2018/blob/master/README.md.
You will not be fully registered for this workshop until payment is complete. $200 INCLUDES the cost of the Prusa i3 3D printer kit.
ARE THERE ANY OTHER COSTS OR EXPENSES?
A separate $5 per person cost will be taken day of class to get Pizza/Drinks for lunch break
WHAT IS THE MAXIMUM NUMBER OF STUDENTS?
This class has set a maximum capacity of 10 printer builds. A build can include an individual, team build, or family. Registration will be closed in advance to allow for ordering the kits.
Our Meetup Link is : https://www.meetup.com/CT-Hackerspace/events/255085507/
Wednesday Night Spotlight 10/3
Maslow Open Source CNC Unboxing
During October 3rd’s Open Space, Join us as we will celebrate the start of CT Hackerspace’s next Group Project, the Maslow CNC. Maslow is a community driven open source project with the goal of making large format CNC technology available to everyone. We believe in a world where people everywhere can collaborate, share, and build amazing things together. We will Open up our starter package, and make plans to start this new tool build.
Maslow is a large (4’x8′) CNC cutting machine designed to let you cut big, useful things out of wood and other flat materials. Cut out a tiny house, a kayak, a tree house, some furniture, or anything else you can imagine. Maslow is designed to be affordable to buy, cheap to ship, easy to use, and powerful. Because designs can be shared digitally, you can build on the work of others or create your own from scratch.
Meet Paul Langdon, active maker/inventor and instructor who is involved with MakeHartford as well as being a Hackster.IO ambassador. Paul will be showcasing his example 3D Printer as we discuss and plan his upcoming workshop.
Learn all about “BUILD YOUR OWN 3D PRINTER WORKSHOP. This is your chance to see the machine you will build and ask questions directly with Paul prior to the class being scheduled. Event happens During CTH Open Space Night 9/26, beginning around 7:30pm.” to be hosted at CT Hackerspace.