Monthly Archives: March 2011
After last weeks bike brake-down, it was time to start the rebuild process. This week we focused on the bearing systems, wheels/tires and the brakes. I have never seen so many old bikes being fixed at the same time. Some people also brought … Continue reading
Week two of the Play with Electricity class and everyone was leaning about measuring electricity and the basics of Ohms Law!!
This past Tuesday’s OpenShop, we started to clear out the room behind the computer lab so it can be turned into our Makerspace workshop. It was a very dirty and heavy job, but with help from many of our super resourceful students … Continue reading
As it turns out, Jeff took some awesome video of our second Awesomeshop!
We had the first ever class of Tron Bikes this past weekend and it was a huge success! Students from 9 to 39 years of age were all working together to not only learn the parts of a bicycle, but also … Continue reading
We kicked off the first day in our series of AwesomeShops today…starting with Day 1 of “Play With Electricity.” This AwesomeShop is an investigation of electricity, electronics and renewable energy. The idea is to help folks young and old to … Continue reading
We had a slow Saturday openshop so we decided to upgrade the wireless network in the basement. Like most things involving IT, this took longer than expected; but with Edmund’s help we soon got it running again.