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Learning in the MakerSpace: 3D Printing

The first thing I was introduced to in the MakerSpace was the 3D printer. What struck me most was how long it takes to print an item with the Ultimaker Printers. Even a small project can take multiple hours. Since … Continue reading

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Learning in the MakerSpace: Laser Cutting

Today I took a quick lesson on how to use the Epilog Laser Cutter. It was surprisingly easy to use. There are a few things you need to know about Adobe Illustrator, such as how to resize and image and … Continue reading

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Learning in the MakerSpace: Arduino, Day 2 (PM)

Project 8: Digital Hourglass This project used a tilt switch and LEDs along with the code to create a timer. The initial code set the LEDs to illuminate every 10 minutes, or 600,000 milliseconds. I adjusted the code to speed … Continue reading

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