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Bay Area Maker Faire 2015

Chip had been picked up by the Maker Shed earlier this year and we were honored with an invitation to this year’s Bay Area Maker Faire as makers in the MakerShed.       We had a great time showing kids and parents how to wire up a potentiometer to Chip to make him sleepy or wake […]

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Check out Maker Camp Week #2 : Art and Design

Come and check out the offering of week #2 of Maker Camp which is focussed on Art and Design. They kick it off with Becky Stern, the e-textile maven at Adafruit and a cute LED shoe embellishment. Check out the neat projects and hope you’ll make them too. Maker Camp Week 2 Schedule Last week, […]

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ShapeOko  at FUBAR

Going Out of the Comfort Zone – ShapeOko Build Night

Our local makerspace, Fubar Labs, received a ShapeOko kit as part of the initiative to equip makerspaces with CNC mill.  I’ve never built anything like this before and was quite intimidated to be honest with you.  Everyone knows so much more than me.  What if I end up superfluous or what if I totally screw up. […]

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Steampunk World’s Fair 2014

This year’s Steampunk World’s Fair was a great experience for us at Soldering Sunday despite the crazy weather on Friday night. We got to meet fellow makers, artisans and Steampunk enthusiasts. Some were familiar faces from the Geek Creation Show in November 2013. There were so many talented people from all different disciplines. We were […]

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Day One of Steampunk Fair

  After staying up late and bleary eyed finishing the last touches on my daughter’s costume props and my costume prop, we went up to Piscataway to check things out.  People were already up and about in full costume.  It was great.  The details on the costumes were perfect and not a hair out of […]

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