Over the last several months, a group of EMS members have been working on a nearspace balloon. What is a nearspace balloon? You can think of it as a sort of poor man’s satellite. Of course it would be fun and geeky to design our own satellite, but that would be very expensive. The next…Details
It’s been a long time since we had a shop cleanup day, and we needed it pretty badly. We had around eight people show up today to help clean, organize, and otherwise improve EMS. While there is still more that can be done, we made a lot of great progress and made some pretty…Details
EMS received a generous donation at the end of 2014. The board decided we should spend that money on some new tools for our members. After a discussion in the EMS Discuss mailing list, we opted to spend some money on two things. CNC milling machine Laser cutter Those things seemed pretty high up on…Details
The first Eugene Maker Social was a big success, so we’re making it a regular event. The second one is scheduled for April 9th at North Bank. Come join us, hang out, eat, drink. This time, let’s all bring something we made and show it off. Eugene Maker Social Thursday, April 9th, 6:00 PM McMenamin’s…Details
It’s time to get ready for Eugene Maker Faire. We have just four short months to get our projects ready for show ‘n’ tell. Eugene Maker Space will be a big contributor to the Faire this year, as always. There will be plenty of opportunities to volunteer. Eugene Maker Faire June 13th, 2015 10:00 AM…Details
You’re invited to join Eugene Maker Space for the Eugene Maker Social. Eat and drink. Hang out with your fellow makers. Talk about geeky stuff.
Eugene Maker Social
Thursday, February 26
Falling Sky Pour House and Deli
790 Blair Blvd.
Our Semi-Annual Show & Tell/Open House
When: Saturday November 15, 2014 at 11:00 to 4:00
Where: 687 McKinley Street, Suite #2
Come see what we’re building now:
Laser Cutters! Vacuum Tables! 3D Printers! Segways and More!
We are pleased to announce the second annual Eugene Punkin’ Chunkin’ competition! The competition is put together by Eugene Maker Space and hosted by The Science Factory. If you didn’t make it to last year’s contest, you missed some amazing contraptions and some pretty incredible pumpkin launches. Just watch the video below to get an…Details
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…Details
Last weekend I stopped down at EMS to work on a quick project. I’ve seen soda/beer can art before but I’ve never made anything myself. My original idea was to build an airplane but I ultimately decided to go with a pinwheel for simplicity’s sake. I did some basic research by looking up pinwheels online…Details