Eugene Mini Maker Faire 2014

  The Science Factory hosted the third annual Eugene Mini Maker Faire on June 7, 2014. Eugene Maker Space was there again making bracelets and soft circuits, as well as teaching people to solder. We also brought a bunch of member projects to show off. Team Low Earth Orbit setup their winning punkin’ chunker and…

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New Raspberry Pi formfactor

For anyone interested who missed the announcement, the Raspberry Pi foundation has announced their new ‘Compute Module’.  It’s a full Raspberry Pi in a formfactor very similar to a laptop memory card.  All of the interfaces and power and everything is access via pins and it’s designed for people wanting logic in custom PCBs without…

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EMS Kickstarter Panel Video

On March 2, 2014 Eugene Maker Space held a Kickstarter Q&A panel. Four panelists had successfully funded Kickstarter projects and one panelist ultimately decided Kickstarter was not the right solution. Watch the video to learn more about their experiences with Kickstarter! I edited this video together for EMS using their footage. Panelists: Craig Godwin. http://lightdancellc.com…

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Stairwiderer

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…

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