Monthly Archives: September 2014

Spooky & Special Halloween Classes

Keep a lookout for these crafty classes coming up in October at Maker Works, where you’ll get to make and take home your own original creations. Mini Top Hats: Make your own unique mini top hat out of felt and … Continue reading

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Arduino & Open-source Imagination

“You don’t need anyone’s permission to make something great.” At the 5th annual World Maker Faire in New York City last weekend, Massimo Banzi presented on Arduinos–affordable micro-controllers that help make projects interactive. Banzi, a co-founder of the Arduino Project … Continue reading

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A Car That’s Fully Electric… and Fully 3D-Printed, Too

Strati is the Italian word for layers–and it’s a fitting name for the world’s first 3D-printed car, whose carbon fiber frame was literally extruded layer by layer. But what’s possibly even cooler than witnessing the first 3D-printed car is learning … Continue reading

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Red-Tagged Items: Do You Have a Project at Maker Works?

All unlabeled projects left in the shop have received red tags. Starting October 1st, these items will be discarded or absorbed into Maker Works materials if we cannot get a hold of their owners. If you have a project that’s … Continue reading

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Member Project: A Whole New Way to Keep Score

Maker Works member Brian Sulisz programs in Maya 3D animation software–which he learned as a video game designer–and 3D-prints trackers for Magic cards. As any fans of Magic: The Gathering know, keeping track of life points using a 20-sided die … Continue reading

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World Maker Faire 2014

In less than a week’s time, over 600 exhibitors and thousands of makers will gather in New York City for the fifth annual World Maker Faire. For anyone who tinkers, makes, and hacks, this is the Faire to keep an … Continue reading

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2 New Membership Options & Unlimited Possibilities

Recently, we’ve announced two new membership options–the All-Hours Membership and the Punch Card Membership–in addition to our traditional membership options. To recap, here they are: All-Hours Membership: Come in and work any time you’d like–you’ll have your own key and … Continue reading

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Speed Sumo Sundays

Parent & Child Robotics Classes Sunday, Sept. 14 – Sunday, Oct. 19 | 2 – 4pm Presented by: Rocks and Robots Come to Maker Works this Sunday, September 14th for the first in a 6-week series of fun, fast-paced courses … Continue reading

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E-nabling the Future at the We Make Health Fest

On Saturday, August 16, the first-ever We Make Health Fest was held at the University of Michigan. There were all sorts of exhibitors and speakers promoting innovative approaches to health. One that caught our eye was a group called E-nabling … Continue reading

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NEW! Punch Card Memberships

You can now buy 10 one-day memberships for $250. They’re good for a year from purchase.  Great for projects that are spread out, or for a number of projects spread out over the year.  If you like, you can authorize … Continue reading

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