SPICE! Science Open House

The Science Program to Inspire Creativity and Excellence (SPICE) held it’s second annual Science Open House event at the University of Oregon last Wednesday.  Eugene Maker Space member Mark set EMS up with a table at the event so we could represent our group in the community. Mark brought in his 3d printer and Rick…

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“Paper or plastic?”

Tonight’s Open Shop

What happened at Open Shop Night tonight? Weston’s project was to make new wheels for his cardboard robot.  He had designed some and wanted to print them on Rick’s 3D printer.  Darrell showed him how to use the printer, and they worked together to get two new wheels printed.  Here is the robot with his…

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Open Shop Nights

This is just a reminder that EMS is open on Tuesday nights and Friday nights from 6:00PM to 8:00PM.  We are open for these times for non-members to come check us out, meet folks, hang out, and work on projects.  Please feel free to stop by and see what’s up!  We are a friendly bunch…

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Red Bull Creation Build

Our official entry video: A second version that includes a voice over with more detailed explainations: Somewhere around June 14th, Eugene Maker Space formed a seven member team to compete in this year’s Red Bull Creation Challenge.  We submitted our entry form and eagerly waited to see if we were accepted.  On June 20th, we…

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Makerbot training

If you are a member of Eugene Maker Space and would like to learn how to use the Makerbot 3D printer at Eugene Maker Space, then come to this event!  I will go over the basics of how to use the machine and what problems to watch out for.  This training will certify you to…

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Saturday Events

There are a few events happening at Eugene Maker Space this Saturday!  First off, at 11:00AM the sysadmin team is meeting up to install Linux on a new rack mount server.  The end goal of this project is to move the EMS web services over to actual EMS owned equipment hosted inside of EMS itself.…

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