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Tuesday May 7, 2013 7:00 pm

Let's get together and work on crafts! While this night is focused on the crafting disciplines, everyone is welcome to show up and hang out.

As of today I am offically a member! I am very excited to share my projects with fellow hackers..

Here's a list and status of my current projects:

Mendel Prusa 12"x12": Funcitonal

Just wanted to post a quick heads' up, we now have regular shop hours for all members:

  • Mondays 6pm - 10pm
  • Thursdays 6pm - 10pm
  • Saturdays 3pm - 10pm

Members who are vetted obviously will continue to have access at any time :) 

Wednesday Apr 3, 2013 7:00 pm

This class will teach you techniques for designing objects with 3D panel based construction using Google/Trimble Sketchup. For the purposes of the class, I'll be walking you through creating a design for a cell phone holder for your bicycle. The techniques discussed work well with cardboard, acrylic, wood, plywood, and other panel type materials.

Tuesday Apr 2, 2013 7:00 pm

Rebecca wants to hold a night where everyone works on craft projects at the shop. Come on down and work on stuff! If people like the idea, we'll start holding this weekly.

One of our awesome members, Dan Harden, brought in an old Macbook screen and had a go at etching designs into it using our laser cutter. The SYN Shop logo was etched at 3% power, 100% speed. We think it came out great as a test, what do you think? I really want to etch my own Macbook now.

Thanks Dan for taking video footage of the etching in progress!