From the Makerspace at Swarthmore College. What is screen printing? Screen printing, also known as silk screening, is a process by which a design is made to be used as a stencil. A screen, stretched on a frame with the … Continue reading How you can do screen printing from home.
Early in the semester, we posted the ways in which we have adapted to the pandemic while aiming to provide a safe space for makers on Swarthmore’s campus, as well as provide resources for makers at home. As we draw near to the end of the Fall semester, we are happy to report that we have great projects to look back on. Online Webinar Series We’ve gone remote with our workshops to bring Makerspace resources to you. Some of the webinars we have hosted this semester so far have included 3D Scanning, Wood Finishing Basics, Small Wood Carving: What’s a … Continue reading A Fall Semester in the Makerspace
Welcome to Fall, 2020! ITS has been hard at work this summer to make your start to the year as safe and easy as possible. While many of our service operations have changed due to COVID-19, we remain committed to … Continue reading Changes by ITS for Fall Term, 2020
Lately, I’ve been finding inspiration and motivation in Adam Savage’s now nine-month-old book Every Tool’s a Hammer: Lessons From a Lifetime of Making. You might recall him from his fourteen years as the younger seeming, more impulsive, co-host of the … Continue reading Every Tool’s a Hammer
An intrepid and diverse group of students successfully took on a number of Summer Projects for Educational E-Development, working with faculty and staff to the benefit of the campus community. Alice Huang, Bilal Soukouna, Helen Huh,Katherine Knox and Steven Fernandez met with Librarians, … Continue reading SPEED 2019 Projects
What’s Happening at the MakerSpace? Wednesday Night Workshops What is the MakerSpace? It is is an interdisciplinary space on campus open to all students, faculty, and staff. What does it have? It has a full wood shop and digital … Continue reading What’s Happening at the MakerSpace?