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
Where does the time go? There is now only one week left until Eugene Maker Space’s very first Punkin’ Chunkin’ competition! There are currently four teams entered into the competition. Here is the official list: Shanker Free Crankers Low Earth Orbit Kerbalnauts CPepo – Propulsion Teams have decided to keep their designs secret up to…Details
OregonASK Invited Eugene Maker Space (EMS) to have a booth at todays After School conference. Bob Miller and myself (James Hukill) volunteered to represent EMS onsite at Chemeketa Community College (Salem, Oregon). OregonASK mission statement is “To support, expand and advocate for quality out-of-school time programs and activities for children, youth, and families throughout Oregon.” I think…Details
Open to the public shop hours tonight 6-8pm. Don’t have a Pumpkin’ Chunkin’ team yet? Swing by the shop and toss one together! 687 McKinley St., Suite #2, Eugene, Oregon 97401
Did anyone see any jaw dropping must have costumes for next year? Anything you want to bring to the shop and start the planning to be the king of your neighborhood? How about any killer lawn/house decorations? Swing by the shop tonight and share what you saw, did or want to do next year! Open…Details
Eugene Maker Space will be holding it’s first ever Punkin Chunkin’ contest! If you aren’t familiar with the tradition of punkin chunkin’ then you are in for a treat. The general idea is for teams to build contraptions that can launch pumpkins as far as possible. Whichever team can launch their pumpkins the farthest will…Details
EMS member Rick Osgood (http://bit.ly/18kpxIZ ) SCARES up another Halloween hack. A double helix Jacobs Ladder (http://bit.ly/HtbuGT ). Congrats Rick ( @rickoooooo ) on another ELECTRIFYING fast hack.
Saturday was a EMS member meeting. If you did not make it don’t worry Clif posted the meeting minutes. Thanks Clif! Some great topics brought up and a reminder EMS board member voting this December. https://www.eugenemakerspace.com/wiki/Sites/EMSMembershipMM102613
Congratulations Austin McKimmey. Always awesome when an EMS member makes it in the news. Being recognized as an Event Organizer makes it even better. Thanks for giving back to the community!
“Biking Out of Disaster”
It’s almost Halloween so lets get inspired! Today we have one of Eugene Maker Space’s founders and ingenious members Rick Osgood that posted a new video on his YouTube channel. Fire Breathing Jack-O-Lantern “Published on Oct 22, 2013 In this video I build a jack-o-lantern that can breathe fire! Unfortunately I don’t feel this project is…Details