Archive for June, 2013

Workshop Weekend

Howdy Hackers! Another great Saturday at SSD. The number of the day is 2. We had 2 workshops today, an FPGA class (more info and photos to come) and we now have our second 3D printing graduating class from the 3D printing workshop 2.0 ¬†— We also get to welcome 2 new members home, Bill […]

Member Project of the Week: The Cyclophone

Ben and I had been talking about building a MIDI controller based off an Arduino for some time now. Then, about a month ago, with Apogaea¬†just around the corner, we started thinking about making an instrument for the Soundpuddle, John English’s spectrum-analyzing dome. We thought it would be cool to build a circular keyboard, where […]

Introducing the UConduit h-bot 3D printer / reprap!

  What is the UConduit? The UConduit 3D printer is an h-bot 3D printer, with a frame built from electrical conduit (steel conduit that you can find at the hardware store). It was designed by SSD member Lee Miller and is open source hardware via the Creative Commons Share-Alike license. It is hosted on github […]

Learn How to 3D Print Workshop

3D printing has started to become the talk of the town; so why not throw a workshop and teach others how to use it for their own personal projects? After all, we have 2 of them and have spawned about 18 of these self replicating machines with many other prototypes, trinkets, gadgets, and gizmos that […]