(Still) Upcoming Workshops for August and...
This is just a reminder even though we’re halfway through this sunniest of Seattle months, we still have plenty of workshops left to take in August in addition to the workshops that have already been scheduled for September. You can see what we’ve got lined up below: Inkscape for Laser Cutting Saturday, August 21 2-4:30pm Cost: $50 for non-members This workshop is an introduction...
Metrix Gives You Wings!
And behold, the latest project by Alec Wadzita: These were cut on the laser from several different sheets of veneer, glued together and clamped while it dried, and then finished with a two-part resin. They are destined to be made into a pair of matching barrettes. And yes, we usually have birch veneer around for lasercutting if you decide you want to make something like this yourself :)
Thingiverse is Awesome!
When Ry came in with his daughters to do some lasercutting the other day, they reminded me that Thingiverse is awesome. They cut this pretty little table, some tiny keys, and this cute little standing elephant, all from files off of Thingiverse. There are tons of neat plans and files like this on the site made for the MakerBot or the lasercutter. Thingiverse is more than just a place to find fun...
Metrix: Create Space in Seattle Weekly's Best of...
The title of the article is “Matt Westervelt: Best Anarchist Criminal Parasite”. But don’t worry, it’s a great writeup - Margaret Friedman from The Weekly did a really good job describing what we do and why we’re awesome :)
Kraft Nite Special - Super Free Fabric Funtime!
Due to a gift from the furniture store gods, we’ve got lots and lots of lovely upholstery fabric samples here in the shop. And this coming Tuesday night at Kraft Nite, we’re going to give them away for absolutely free. If you come down on Tuesday (8/10) between 6pm and midnight to work on crafty things, and you too can take your pick of shiny pretty fabric squares.