Back by Popular Demand! Learn to Weld Things that don’t fall apart! April 19th + 22nd

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Space is Limited!

Many DIY projects require welding. This can be a show stopper for many hobbyists. Do you dream of building a roll cage, bicycle, tools or furniture?

In this two day introductory workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of welding.

We will start with a bit of basic theory and safety. It can be intimidating to get started welding because of the potential dangers involved and the complexity of the equipment.

Starting with torch welding has a lot of advantages, what you learn by torch welding is applicable to all other forms of welding.

We will also talk about welding on a budget, and what types of welding are best for you.

This two day class will cover:

• Safety

• Oxyfuel welding

• Oxyfuel cutting

• Brazing

Additional classes will build upon what you have learned and will include;

• MIG welding (GMAW)

• TIG welding (GTAW)

• Plasma Cutting

The introductory workshop will be required for future workshops, as the information builds upon past classes.

Taught by Wade Barocsi an automotive welding and metallurgy instructor at NVCC.

Dates:

Thursday April 19th 6:30-8:30pm and Sunday April 22 11:00-1:30

CTH Member Cost $59 + $20 materials fee.

Non-Member Cost $89 + $20 materials fee.

(Cost covers both days)

15 minimum age, parent required for under 18.

Adult free with paid youth admission.

Limited to 6 students. Pre-registration required

All proceeds will go to support CT Hackerspace.

$20 Deposit Required

Meetup Link : [ https://www.meetup.com/CT-Hackerspace/events/249010990/ ]

LEARN TO WELD THINGS THAT DONT FALL APART! (1 of 2 DAY EVENT !!!)

Thursday, Apr 19, 2018, 6:30 PM

CT Hackerspace
30 Echo Lake Road, 3rd floor Watertown, CT

3 Hackers and Makers Attending

Many DIY projects require welding. This can be a show stopper for many hobbyists. Do you dream of building a roll cage, bicycle, tools or furniture? In this two day introductory workshop, you will learn the fundamentals of welding. We will start with a bit of basic theory and safety. It can be intimidating to get started welding because of the pote…

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Programming Night at CT Hackerspace Every third Tuesday!

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If you’re totally new to programming, we can guide you through the basics and introduce you to a community of other people all working to improve their own skills in a supportive environment. And if you’re an experienced developer already, think of this as your chance to get some cool work done, or a chance to pick up a new technical skill! Your Topics also welcome – this night is for everyone to share.

 

Celebrate Pi Day at CT Hackerspace Public Open Space 3/14

Celebrate Pi Day at CT Hackerspace Tonight.

Bring your favorite Pie to eat and share with others. Hacking is better on a full stomach.

What to bring : Pie and Your Appetite

Meetup Link:

Celebrate Pi Day at CT Hackerspace Open Space 3/14

Wednesday, Mar 14, 2018, 7:00 PM

CT Hackerspace
30 Echo Lake Road, 3rd floor Watertown, CT

1 Hackers and Makers Attending

• What we’ll do Celebrate Pi Day at CT Hackerspace Tonight. Bring your favorite Pie to eat and share with others. Hacking is better in a full stomach. • What to bring Pie and Your Appetite • Important to know

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Kreate your own Kodi Media Center Workshop at CT Hackerspace 4/14/2018 1pm

Kreate your own Kodi Media Center on any device!

CT Hackerspace member Jason will take you through a thorough step by step process to add a Kodi Media Center on your own hardware, regardless of what it is! What is Kodi? It is an entertainment hub that brings all your digital media together into a beautiful and user friendly package. It is 100% free and open source, very customisable and runs on a wide variety of devices. It is supported by a dedicated team of volunteers and a huge community. Many people get bogged down and discouraged to try to do the install themselves. Let your friends at CT Hackerspace help you along! Bring your Firestick, Raspberry Pi, Android, Apple, Windows, or Linux machine and get ready to get up and running! Donation of $20 requested. ($15 for CTH members)

[ Meetup Link: https://www.meetup.com/CT-Hackerspace/events/248457338/ ]

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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

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