Author Archives: Ted Sliwinski
I am sorry that I never had a chance to give weekly updates for Youth Earn-A-Bike, but it is because it was CRAZY!!! We gave away 16 bikes in the 8 week session!! We learned a lot on how to … Continue reading
Discotech (DISCOvering TECHnology) TECHNOLOGY + COLLABORATION + COMMUNITY + CHANGE Free Community Workshops and Film Screening Sunday, February 26, 2012 – 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm Mt Elliott Makerspace (located in the Church of the Messiah’s basement) 231 East Grand … Continue reading
Seven Makerspace Makers and Facilitators received the “Spirit of Detroit” award for sharing their knowledge and experiences with alternative energy technologies such as solar cells and wind turbines. During the summer, the Makerspace participated in several events where we set … Continue reading
Congratulations to our first three Earn-A-Bike participants on successfully completing all the requirements! The next step for these fine makers is to join the 3rd Annual Safe Streets Youth Ride at the Hub of Detroit.
Summer session at the Makerspace is almost at a close and the makers are busy getting all their projects done. This past week in the Icey Treat / Bike Trailers AwesomeShop we started to build the actual bike trailers. First we went … Continue reading
Thank you so much to all who came out to Maker Faire Detroit to help us with the workshops and show people what the Makerspace has been up to!! It was also a blast to share a tent with our friends over … Continue reading
Come join the Makerspace at Maker Faire Detroit! We will be there with our friends from OmniCorpDetroit showing people how to build their own simple wind turbines as well as short demos on the use of solar cells.
We started a new round of AwesomeShops this week! The first two classes are “AwesomeShop: Electronic Brains” and “AwesomeShop: Icy Treat Bike Trailers”. This week in AwesomeShop: Icy Treat Bike Trailers we made sketch books from scratch. With these, makers … Continue reading