or: How a Mill Becomes a Saw Good material commands a premium: taking wood from its natural form to something workable in a shop can take an enormous amount of equipment, energy, and time. Good thing the Makerspace is all … Continue reading Wood: from Grounds to the Makerspace
A new crew of community 3D printers has landed in the Makerspace! Prusa MK4 machines are some of the best of their kind you can find coming out these days — representing an optimization of capability and accessibility, they are … Continue reading Meet the Elite 3D Printer Fleet
As the September weather continues to turn not just bearable but delightful, and before the sun starts setting before dinner, it’s the perfect time to come check out the new and improved Makerspace in Whittier! What’s new? 1. Half of … Continue reading Welcome back to the Makerspace!
This is a quick highlight of some personal projects and fabrications from outside Swarthmore, that have informed my perspective on making that I bring here, as the manger of a makerspace. Just as I wonder what the chef cooks at … Continue reading Makerspace Manager Makes Many Models, Mainly
What’s the best way to make the vibe in the Makerspace instantly fun? …Fill it with our friends from EVS and let them loose on tools! This Summer, with organizing help from folks at the Teaching and Learning Commons, the … Continue reading Learning for Life in the Makerspace
April and May saw a tumbling, busy schedule of events, projects, and people to wrap up a successful semester of the Swarthmore Makerspace. We saw intense coursework projects crunch through on deadlines, extracurricular (and hilarious) activities take over the space … Continue reading A Makerspace Recap of Sorts