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Monday Jun 29, 2015 7:00 pm

3d printing Guru Andrew Morrow is teaching a class on 3D printing basics!

The class covers:

-  Anatomy of a 3D printer
-  Safety when operating the machine
-  Storage and treatment of consumables
-  Basic maintenance of the machine
-  Troubleshooting a variety of potential failures
-  Available software to send prints to the machine
-  Tips for leveling the build plate

Andrew will be showing a variety of prints with different failures to highlight causes and solutions to printing problems. This class is held monthly.

Tuesday Jun 16, 2015 7:00 pm

Interested in learning just how easy it is to make Wearable Tech projects?  Want to make awesome blinky things that will help you stand out at your next festival? Just want to have some cool light-up fashion accessories? 

Join SYN Shop as we teach you how to use conductive thread, and easy to use simple electronics to make some awesome light-up Flower Headbands*. Each paid attendee will take home a hand-made flower-crown style headband. 


Similar headbands can be purchased off Etsy or Ebay for $30 - $40 + shipping. This Class gets you the know-how *AND* the headband for $35! 


This Class will require no prior knowledge of Electronics. You will want a basic understanding of hand-sewing, though.  appropriate for all ages and skill levels! 

An Example of the final product:


This may not have been sized for my head

Absolutely no soldering.. all circuits are made by sewing!


The most recent Humble Bundle has 13 Maker book titles.  Humble Bundle is a pay what you want for the bundle, with what you pay going to charity.  Both a great value and a way to do some good.

If your interested in Tinkering this bundle should not be missed.

Thursday May 7, 2015 7:00 pm

Learn to use Autodesk's Fusion 360 software to turn
your idea into a 3D model that's ready for the laser cutter, Shopbot, or 3D printer. 

Please Note: Students must already be comfortable with basic 3D modeling using software like TinkerCAD, SketchUp, or Blender as this class focuses on more advanced techniques.

Prerequisites:

• Laptop 

• Mouse

• If you don't already own a copy of Autodesk Fusion 360, please download and install the 30-day free trial available here

Project:

For the class project, we will be designing a 3D printable Raspberry case:

 

Friday Jul 3, 2015 6:00 pm

Podcast recordings with the Synack Pack podcast and a general night to work on open source software and security. All who come are welcomed to sit in on the podcast, or, work on their projects as they would any other syn shop open night.

Friday Jun 26, 2015 6:00 pm

Podcast recordings with the Synack Pack podcast and a general night to work on open source software and security. All who come are welcomed to sit in on the podcast, or, work on their projects as they would any other syn shop open night.

Friday Jun 19, 2015 6:00 pm

Podcast recordings with the Synack Pack podcast and a general night to work on open source software and security. All who come are welcomed to sit in on the podcast, or, work on their projects as they would any other syn shop open night.

Friday Jun 12, 2015 6:00 pm

Podcast recordings with the Synack Pack podcast and a general night to work on open source software and security. All who come are welcomed to sit in on the podcast, or, work on their projects as they would any other syn shop open night.

Friday Jun 5, 2015 6:00 pm

Podcast recordings with the Synack Pack podcast and a general night to work on open source software and security. All who come are welcomed to sit in on the podcast, or, work on their projects as they would any other syn shop open night.

Friday May 29, 2015 6:00 pm

Podcast recordings with the Synack Pack podcast and a general night to work on open source software and security. All who come are welcomed to sit in on the podcast, or, work on their projects as they would any other syn shop open night.

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