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
Eugene Mini Maker Faire is next Saturday, June 15th. More info here.
EMS will have a booth. We still have room for more members to show their projects, so let us know if you want to exhibit.
Eugene Maker Space held our very first Family Hack Day on June 1, 2013. We had a decent sized group of kids and families show up to get some work done on their own projects. And boy did work get done. We also had several EMS members show up to lend a hand and teach some new skills. Thanks to everybody who came out to make this event a success. It went so well that we intend to put on another one in the not-too-distant future. Keep your eyes peeled for updates on that. In the meantime, check out what everyone was working on!Details
Eugene Maker Space will be hosting our very first family hack day this Saturday, June 1 from 12:00PM to 2:00PM. Do you have children who are creative, inventive, or just like to make things? Do your kids have a project they want to work on but they need a space to work? Do they have…Details
Last night, Austin and Bob built a filament holder for our 3D printing station. It holds four spools of filament at the ready, and it is expandable to six spools. Rick’s MakerBot is directly under the spools. Mark’s PrintrBot is offscreen to the right. Many thanks to Rick and Mark for making these printers available…Details
Darren Kitchen from Hak5 is currently on his Hack Across America tour. “What is Hak5?” you ask. Hak5 is an internet show that deals with all things hacking. Darren will be stopping by CodeChops this Friday night to do a talk about “Alternative Internets for the Coming Zombie Apocalypse.” The fun will begin with the…Details