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September 2013

Quick update on the state of the education curriculum at SYN Shop....

Thursday Oct 24, 2013 6:00 pm

Did you know that MIR had to be decommissioned because of mold contamination? Do you know what a slurper is? Do you know just what we left behind on the moon? Find out in this look at the earth's tiniest and deadliest space travelers. You might have missed out on this fascinating presentation this past May, don't miss out again!

Thursday Oct 10, 2013 6:00 pm

Lighting is changing rapidly, with new light sources emerging in the market and traditional sources changing to become more efficient. Join us to learn about lighting technology, from improvements to the incandescent lamps we have known to the newest LED lamps. Learn which lamps are being phased out and what replacements will be available, or just come to learn more about the future of lighting.

This class is held in conjunction with the Illuminating Engineering Society. There is no charge for this presentation.

22 Sep 2013

New video!

http://youtube.com/watch?v=G9I6HmL5BJM

We got a used horizontal/vertical metal cutting bandsaw that needed a stand. This is a quick 2-minute video on the welding. Next up is a flip down table for the bandsaw to use in vertical mode. I'll document that build in more detail. Thanks for watching!

Wednesday Sep 25, 2013 6:30 pm

Originally designed by Hans Camenzind and first manufactured by Signetics in 1971, the 555 timer is an integrated circuit that predates the microprocessor, but is still in widespread use today. Since 2003, worldwide sales and manufacturing of this 8-pin chip now exceed one billion units every year, for use in a wide variety of timing circuits, such as pulse generators, oscillators, flip-flops, and more.  

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

Monday Feb 23, 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

Monday Jan 26, 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

Monday Nov 24, 2014 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

Monday Oct 27, 2014 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

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