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Not your usual space: A Visit to NextFab Studio, Philadelphia PA

Street approach to NextFab Studio shows workspaces

NextFab Studio is a very different space from any other I have visited. It is has a highly visible location on the street level of a busy main street in Philadelphia amidst university buildings.  Almost all the workspaces are visible from the street through large windows.  Clean, bright, extremely well equipped, it primarily serves small businesses, artists and students out of ... Read More »

Young Makers – teaching kids to learn by doing

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The Young Makers Program is a collaboration between MAKE Magazine, The Exploratorium, and Pixar. The purpose of the program is to inspire and develop the next generation of makers, creators, and innovators. The Young Makers Program is different in several ways from other activities such as robotics competitions and science fairs. In particular, there are no winners and losers, and ... Read More »

EL Wire Soldering Class was good fun

EL Wire Class Dec 15 2010

Last night (Wed Dec 15 2010), Maui Makers held its first class – Soldering EL Wire.  I purchased 10 Learn To Solder Kits from Cool Neon.  The each kit come with a half dozen sample lengths of Electroluminescent (EL) wire in various colors and widths (pre-stripped and ready for solder!!), four battery powered Drivers, copper tape, solder, heat shrink, solder ... Read More »

Meeting and EL Wire Soldering Class Wed Dec 15 2010

CoolNeon's EL Wire Kit - image from their site, actual parts may vary a bit.

My order for EL Wire Learn to Solder kits came in from Cool Neon. They were very helpful folks and gave me a bulk discount and break on shipping. The kits include a soldering iron, solder, several samples of EL Wire and several inverter drivers (along with batteries). We will be holding a class using these kits on Wed Dec ... Read More »

Homemade plastic extrusion system for Aquaponics

Make Blog today had a post that caught my eye on a “Homemade plastic extrusion system” Turns out the he uses his extrusion system for turning HDPE pellets into thin, textured strips his aquaponics grown plants liked. His youtube site has some other vids that might interest our aquaponics makers. Read More »

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