I needed to quickly fabricate a device for letting me use my ladder sideways on the stairs. I wrote it up on one of my sites here if anyone is interested: For anyone in a hurry, here’s a pair of pics showing this simple method for solving this problem: It’s not complicated, it’s not going…Details
You’ve probably heard of Kickstarter, the world’s most popular platform for crowdfunding projects. EMS member, Mark Danburg-Wyld, first heard of it a couple of years ago, but didn’t back a campaign until a few months back. Here’s what Mark had to say about his experience: “It was so easy – when I opened the site, on…Details
On February 1, 2014, I (Rick) got together with another EMS member (Ellery) to build a modular Olympic Lifting Platform. The goal was to build a platform that could fit in our garage. The standard 8′ x 8′ size would be much too large, so we cut ours in half. The other problem is that…Details
Always awesome to link to fellow EMS members and their stories and use of the EugeneMakerSpace commons. Ben Hallert fellow EMS member and friend ( https://www.facebook.com/ben.hallert) posted this story to his Facebook feed a few days ago and I think it’s worth sharing it’s best use case story this year value for EMS membership. Ben’s story…Details
EMS Move/Space Committee Sat Jan 18th 1-3pm please please please, it’s never to late to attend and contribute.
On the calendar for Saturday Jan 18th is the Space Business Planning Committee meeting from 1-3pm. We have a counter offer from the site owner to discuss and hear back from planning committee members on income updates. Attend and be heard! Help EMS move to a new location!
The Doodle votes are in and THIS Saturday (Jan 4th 2014) is the first meeting of the Business Planning Committee. This group of people will ensure that EMS has the financial wherewithal to move into a bigger and more expensive place. We will do this by crafting a business plan with the following pillars (so…Details
EMS member Greg Norman posted a +instructables on how to “Soldering SOP or micro surface mount chips”. Well done Greg! http://www.instructables.com/id/Soldering-SOP-or-micro-surface-mount-chips/
First meeting tonight for the 2014 Eugene Maker Space board. Congratulations to the newly appointed positions of; Cliff Cox Secretary, Darrell Perko Treasure, James Hukill Marketing/PR, Kassandra Kaplan Facilities/Inventory, Weston Turner Champion/President.
Congrats Clif Cox, Darrell Perko, James Hukill, Kassandra Kaplan, Weston Turner!
Congratulations to all new board members. Thank you all for those that participated in the elections process. See you at the next member meeting!
On November 23, 2013, Eugene Maker Space held its first ever punkin’ chunkin’ competition at The Science Factory! It was such a fun event with a fantastic turn out. We had five teams enter the pumpkin chunking contest, with a 6th last minute entry. The last entry was a much smaller machine that threw apples…Details