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!
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
A hearty Swat welcome to the newest, chonkiest member of our Makerspace Machine Family, the ShopSabre CNC Router. What is a CNC? Well, Computer Numerical Control refers to any number of machines that operates by digital instructions, rather than by … Continue reading CNC has landed in the Makerspace!
Friends, as we embark on a much-deserved winter break, ITS would like to express our sincere appreciation for the many ways you support our community. In addition to our ITS colleagues, we want our entire community to enjoy a relaxing … Continue reading ITS Support During Winter Break 2022-2023
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