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Dying to know what the SLO MakerSpace is going to look like? Here is a quick runthrough of our 3,300 square foot facility! We’re excited to start building out the space and moving in the machines; make sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to find out when you can come help us out!
SLO MakerSpace was invited to join dozens of robotics clubs, companies, and enthusiasts showcasing their work at the Softec Robotics Expo. We showed off Alex’s homemade 3D printer, Clint’s InMoov robotic hand, some autonomous driving robots built by Tom, and talked up the MakerSpace to hundreds of interested makers, hackers, parents, and kids. We had a […]
The SLO MakerSpace team has been hard at work the last few months fundraising, holding meetings, pushing paperwork, looking at spaces, and brainstorming. We are very close to securing a space, at which point we will begin the build-out process of moving in machines, making workbenches, setting up computers, and making the SLO MakerSpace an amazing place […]
On July 27th, SLO MakerSpace taught an Intro to Arduino and Raspberry Pi class to 15 participants at the San Luis Obispo County Library. We covered the basics of the Arduino platform and constructed circuits that turned on lights, moved servos, made music, and used buttons! The Arduino kits we used are the Adafruit ARDX Experimentation Kit. […]
I had the honor of presenting to the Softec crowd at their Tech Brew last night to an amazingly supportive crowd. Eric Essen, Product Manager, and Ryan Lutz, Parts and Service Tiger at iFixit.com were in attendance, along with Eric Doster from Dozuki, iFixit’s great technical documentation platform. At the end of the presentation, Eric plunked down a […]
Last year Makezine and Google+ teamed up to present a month-long virtual Maker Camp. This year SLO Public Library scored a Makezine affilitate package to throw our own Maker Camp! In addition to the daily projects duringthe virtual camp over at http://makezine.com/maker-camp/, here is the lineup for our local days: July 13th – 10-1 Mini Maker Day […]
Hokay, I generated a survey to get some input from everyone – head over and tell us what you want from the SLO MakerSpace!
SLO MakerSpace was proud to help put on the 1st Annual SLO Mini Maker Faire this past weekend! Check out the page and all the awesome local sponsos that made it happen! Alex brought his awesome home-built 3D printer, Clint brought his “Music Machine”, a digital recording studio built into a vintage piano, we printed […]
The San Luis Obispo MakerSpace will be the first collaborative shop in our area, an open-source fabrication laboratory where members can learn how to and build nearly anything. The shop will include computer controlled routers, 3D printers, laser cutters, industrial sewing machines, welding equipment, soldering and electronics building, and more, making it possible design and […]