Kyle Clements on making a functional QR code out of laser-cut oak and birch veneer.
Want to make better friends with laser cutters? Become a member at Site 3 coLaboratory!
Steampunk awesomeness! Edward Williamson: Will be donating at least one pair of custom goggles, and one brass pocket watch with custom helm chain; a splendid accessory set for any budding Steampunk costumer. MrTallGear.etsy.com to see samples of our fine Steampunk Goggles.
The legendary Eric Boyd of sensebridge.com will have a heart spark (I will personally be bidding on this one – watch out!)
And below, from besmithian.com: Jewellery design combining classic comfort with bold style.
Adam Smith runs the leather classes at Site 3 – his work can be seen at http://swordinthestone.ca/
Below, Math-themed art from Alana Boltwood
Kyle Clements auctioneer for the evening – and incredible artist will have a couple of paintings – invisible and otherwise!
Honestly there are 20 exhibitors – I haven’t even scratched the surface – please come to the Site 3 silent auction and see for yourself!
Doors are open to the public 2pm Saturday for viewing, and the auction begins at 7pm – closes 10pm. Minimum bid increment: $1. Collecting payment on the night, cash or paypal. Participate in the auction, or just come for the party =)
For more details and to RSVP, head on over to theFacebook event page.
SoOnCon is the Southern Ontario Hackerspaces & Makers Mini-Conference. Previously hosted by Kwartzlab of Kitchener-Waterloo and ThinkHaus of Hamilton, this year it’s coming to Site 3 Toronto and TIFF Bell Lightbox.
Find out more here:
This here is the Call For Proposals. We would like to hear from you! (more…)
What’s big, weighs nearly *TWO* tonnes, and new at Site 3 coLaboratory? It’s a 3-axis CNC milling machine!! Check it out.
This machine was originally sold to Mars, Inc. in 1979 in Hayward, CA where it was used to make chocolate molds!
Time to update the Site 3 equipment page to show off all our awesome toys.
The countdown is now just days until Maker Faire Detroit – July 30/31 – Henry Ford Museum
There are many hotels in Dearborn, a few of us are staying at the nearest Hyatt
Don’t miss the OCD pre-party on Friday night!
If you’re going to be there, or want to go, let us know now! — or at the very last minute… it’s summer – we understand We’ll try and help you out with a ride or crash space.
– syber / volunteers – at – site3.ca
Great news from the SUPER STREET FIRE team! the test run at Firefly was a success!
“We ran for varying amounts of time for three afternoons and nights. reactions ranged from “uhh… wow” to “that was FUCKING AWESOME how can i give you money to support this project?” It was awesome enough to enlist our neighboring camps to spend hours carting water up the hill just so we could get running sooner. ” — Seth Hardy (project leader/genius artist)