Author Archives: Ted Sliwinski
One more week of open shop time before we start to more into longer classes. This open shop was filled with many interesting things all going on at once. Such as rebuilding old computers: And making ROBOTS!
This past Saturday’s open shop was a buzz of activity, many new things were made and hacked. First Elishah and Edmund started to hack a “X-box 360″ controller. Then there was some more Brake-Make to be done and more little electric cars … Continue reading
During a big event at the Church of the Messiah we gave a simple workshop on how to solder. With help from some of our regular students the workshop when great! Thank you to Elishah and Edmund for all the help!
Our good friend Ben Chodoroff has been working on a wireless networked garden sensor for use in urban farms. The goals is to build a low cost, easily programmable environmental data sensor kit. This kit will measures temperature, humidity, soil ph, … Continue reading
No, no it is not, but that dose not stop us from working on bicycle transportation related projects. As spring draw closer we are starting to prepare for warmer days full of bike classes and workshops. Some of the things we have … Continue reading
This week we held a workshop called “Wreck Lab” It was my favorite workshop we have had yet, there is nothing more satifying that ripping apart old electronics to see what is inside. Printers, Scanners, old computers, DVD players, clock radios… nothing was … Continue reading
This past snowy Tuesday we had a very fun and creative workshop with edge lighting. Below are some of the designs everyone came up with.