Archive for the ‘infrastructure’ Category

Project of The Week: Beetle-Kill Pine Door

Howdy Hackers! Due to high rental costs in Boulder, my roommate and I decided to rent out the living room! It’s a pretty sweet living room, has it’s own separate entrance and a balcony. It made sense to us because the kitchen is the size of the living room with a balcony and entrance as […]

We’re Moving!

Howdy Hackers, This weekend we’re moving shop to our new location, which is about a mile closer to downtown Boulder from where we are currently. If you want to join in the moving fun, we’ll be starting around 10 am on Saturday. Our next official weekly Tuesday meeting – August 2 – is up in […]

Saturday the 14th

Rain didn’t keep us from having a great time at the space this past Saturday. We still barbecued, built stuff, collaborated, got creative, had a lot of fun! Photos from Dan D-B. More on Flickr

We now have a bank account

Solid State Depot now has a bank account with Elevations credit union. Although we do not have our 501(c)3 paperwork in order to open a fee free account, we have a business account under the SSD name. This should enable us to better manage our funds as well as meet the requirements of SparkFun in […]

Our Wiki Is Online

Weapon Systems: Check. High Impact Reactive Armor: Check. All Systems Online. Oh, right.. We have a wiki now! Please feel free to browse around and discover some of the exciting new interest groups that are springing up. You can also find some updates about ongoing projects and even read our Bylaws as we become slightly […]

First Meeting a Success

Our first meeting at the space was a success. We consumed mass quantities of pizza and discussed our plans for the near future. Dan Z. donated a desktop computer system and we now have enough paying members to tackle the rent. Next up we will try to get a solution for internet access in the […]

Membership Dues

Hey team, We are now taking membership dues. There will be rent to pay this evening and I hope that everyone can bring at least some of their monthly membership fee. The cost is $50/month, although I have allowed here for some lesser payment options. If there are any difficulties please contact me. It would […]

Our First Space!

We had a look at a potential space last Friday, and it looks like we finally have the green light on a starter space! We will be meeting there for the first time this Tuesday (11/2). This also means membership dues begin. Please be prepared to bring your $50 monthly membership dues this week. The […]

Hackerspace Update

Hello everyone, Quite a bit has been happening with the group the last few weeks. Weekly meetings are going well and there has been an interest group formed for building a Scanning Tunneling Electron Microscope using (among other things) an arduino, some piezoelectric elements and a fiber of fiberglass. We now have an IRC channel […]

The Website is UP

Welcome to the home of the Solid State Depot – Boulder’s very own Hackerspace/Makerspace. We are a group of like-minded individuals intent on destroying the world.. wait, I mean.. Intent on working together to inspire and enjoy the love of doing things by hand! We meet on a weekly basis in the Boulder, CO area […]