Ray has his forge all up and running, and tonight he was melting some scrap aluminum and casting a few ingots. Looks awesome!
NESIT Screen Printing Night
NESIT Rocketry Class
NESIT Maker Space in Meriden is offering a Model Rocketry class, open to all ages.
Rocket Build Night Nov. 7th 6PM-9PM Launch Day will be Saturday Nov. 10th
New Pad Printer!
The NESIT Fish Tank Computer is Back!
@Party Demo Scene in Somerville, MA
@Party is once again happening in Somerville, MA at the Artisan’s Asylum. Demos are going to be presented on Saturday Jun 9th. Also appearing with a 7pm retrospective on the 8 and 16 bit demo worlds will be Inverse Phase with a curated look at some demos.
Simsbury Mini Maker Faire
This weekend on May 5th in Simsbury Connecticut the Simsbury Public Library will be holding a mini Maker Faire!
Folks will be exhibiting crafting, mechanical, and other skills for your edification. Along with Tom and Chris from NESIT who will be bringing along machines to demonstrate and possibly a bit of science.
Manual Cinema Workshop: A Class in Cinematic Shadow Puppetry at Wesleyan University for High School Students
Wesleyan is sponsoring a free cinema puppetry workshop put on by the touring group Manual Cinema for high school students. Space is limited but they’re looking for local students interested in the subject to sign up. Please see the attached flyer for all the details.
The workshop will be on Saturday, February 24th from 11am to 1pm at the Center for the Arts, Wesleyan University, Middletown, CT. To register, visit www.wesleyan.edu/boxoffice (select: Workshop) or call 860-685-3355.
Using the Zeus 3D Printer at NESIT Makerspace
At the NESIT Makerspace (in lovely downtown Meriden, CT in the 290 Pratt St. Building) there’s a Zeus 3D Printer. As it’s not always obvious how to use it Dave R. has created a video on the subject.
We’ve also added the video to a section of the website we’re entitling Hardware at the NESIT Makerspace And How to Use It.