Workshop

Spring into Maker Campus

Spring into Maker Campus

Spring is in the air and it’s the perfect time to learn a new skill. Join us on April 9th by experiencing workshops covering everything from an introduction to sewing machines to making your own theremin. Be sure to check out our full lineup of classes on Maker Campus. Sewing for Cosplay 101 – Intro […]

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Understanding Waves, Pulses, Lights, and Motors

Understanding Waves, Pulses, Lights, and Motors

Learn all the basics of how waves and pulses connect and control various things in the maker toolbox

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Use A Treadmill Motor To Seriously Upgrade Your Drill Press

Use A Treadmill Motor To Seriously Upgrade Your Drill Press

How to upgrade an old drill press with a brushless 2.6Hp DC motor from a treadmill.This modification has many advantages, more horsepower, speed control and reverse of course, because every drill press needs a reverse! I cover the process of building a new motor mount bracket out of an old office chair. Next I grind down the […]

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Shop Tour: This Ingenious “Temporary” Woodshop is Made From a Carport Tent

Shop Tour: This Ingenious “Temporary” Woodshop is Made From a Carport Tent

A photo recently posted on social media showed what looked like a well-stocked workshop, with all the power tools and clamps we’d love to have in our own home garages. In that image, one aspect stood out uniquely: Rather than being set in a garage or basement, the shop occupied what appeared to be an […]

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Solder Together Your Own Smart Phone, With Ringo

Solder Together Your Own Smart Phone, With Ringo

The Ringo MakerPhone by Circuitmess is a pretty interesting kit. The concept of making your own phone has been visited a few times, but I feel they’ve got an interesting approach. You’re basically making something that feels like an old Nintendo Gameboy, that can also make calls The kit comes with all the parts very […]

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