Archive for the ‘project update’ Category

Stephen in the news

Member Stephen Chavez has been making waves again — following his presentation with an SSD member at Defcon 24, he travelled to China and won an award at the GeekPwn 2016 hacking contest.  And now, just after his graduation from Metro State University in Denver, he has been featured on Denver’s 9News. Stephen and friends have […]

Member Project of the Week!

This is not shameless self-promotion. This is what happens when no one sends me a project to post by Thursday — I post a project of my own! If you’ve been at the space over the last week or two, you’ve seen this taking shape: It’s a desk I’m making using reclaimed pine boards. They […]

Lost-PLA Aluminum Casting

Last Sunday, several Hackerspace members came over to check out my David Gingery-style aluminum casting setup.   We tried “lost-PLA” casting, and it worked out pretty well! Lost-PLA: Works, It Does  The test target was the 3D-printer-classic Yoda head.  It was printed on a RepRap in PLA and bedded directly in sand.  Molten aluminum was […]

Hackerspace a’ rumblin

So things have been going really well at the Hackerspace lately. We’ve had some people join, including another Ross (which is a little weird for me) which is just awesome. Every person that is part of the space brings their own unique attributes and contributions which help make the space that much better. Heaven forbid […]

Project Update

There’s been a lot of activity at the space lately and here are just a few of the awesome projects happening here: Plans are underway for us to hold a light-your-bike workshop on a Saturday afternoon in May. We are thinking of having 2 projects people can choose from, one pretty easy for novices in […]