Congresswoman Esty to help celebrate Startup Day at CT Hackerspace August 4th.

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August 4th is Startup Day Across America. Startup Day Across America connects elected officials with the startups in the communities they represent so that they can learn about the challenges new companies face and meet the business leaders building the future. Congresswoman Esty is planning on a visit at 9:30 AM on August 4th, National Startup Day.

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Community Donation Tables continues with strong Start!

Community Donation Table:

Give. Take. Swap.  …Open to anyone!

This Week Items Include:

Laptops (Need work) , Bluetooth items, Apple Software (OS X), Parts Boxes, toggle switches, Soldering irons, Misc Wires, float switches, electrical junction boxes.

  • Have Something that could use a new home?  Drop it Off.
  • See Something you like? Take It and Enjoy.
  • Do you really like it?  Leave a Donation and Help Support CT Hackerspace.

NEW at CT Hackerspace: Community Donation Table – Give. Take. Swap.

Community Donation Table:

Give. Take. Swap.  …Open to anyone!

This Week Items Include:

HDTV Antennas, 18″ Satellite Dish, 220v Soldering irons, Misc Wires, float switches, electrical junction boxes.

  • Have Something that could use a new home?  Drop it Off.
  • See Something you like? Take It and Enjoy.
  • Do you really like it?  Leave a Donation and Help Support CT Hackerspace.

 

CTH’s latest project: A Rebuild of the ULS M300 laser cutter.

CTH Make Haven PC Photo Laser Cutter

Bill and JR celebrate the two spaces working together.

When fellow makerspace MakeHaven started in New Haven, they inherited a laser cutter which had been abandoned. The model is the Universal Laser System M300 (50 watt). Make Haven now has sights on a new project: Two used Epologs in better condition. The m300 was then mothballed. MakeHaven’s first thought was that they could scrap it for parts or sell on ebay, but they decided they would rather see another space in Connecticut use it if there was interest. CT Hackerspace has taken on the challenge, and now will be actively pursuing rebuilding the broken laser cutter for use here at our space! Continue reading

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