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Sandblasting cabinet operational with first results

by on Sep.25, 2013, under Crafts, Projects

Ben finished the sandblasting cabinet, and he, Dan, and Claudio spent last night experimenting with it.

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HACKmemphis Sept 14th & 15th

by on Aug.23, 2013, under Events

HACKmemphis is a Memphis Hackathon event we have been helping with. Register now to be apart of this event. There will be software and hardware hackers on hand to work on projects, collaborate on ideas, and generally do cool stuff.

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T Shirt Bleaching on August 18th @ Noon

by on Jul.31, 2013, under Events, Workshops

RSVP on Meetup.com

General overview:
We’ll be bleaching colored cotton t-shirts, using vinyl stickers as masks to create personalized t-shirts:

Attendees: 5-8(10-16) with 2 classes, an hour each or so
There should be plenty of table space to accommodate that many people if desired.

When: Sunday August 18th Noon

Supplies on hand:
Small t-shirts(kid sizes included): 20-35
Medium T-shirts: 36
Large T-shirts: 14 dark (7 light)
XLarge T-shirts: 4

Work Gloves
Spray bottle
Bleach Solution
Vinyl stickers
Buckets
Vinegar (Bleach neutralizing solution)

Attendees will need to bring:
Other T-shirt sizes if desired. We only have a limited amount of L/XL shirts on hand.
Work safe clothing (we’ll be working with a bleach solution)

Timeline/Procedure:
Claudio will want to have the artwork (one or two pieces) the week before the class. Claudio will cut the artwork that Friday to have time to address any issues prior to the class on Sunday. On Sunday we’ll peel the stickers, place on the shirts and spray with a bleach solution. The shirt will then sit for 5-10 minutes depending on desired finish. We’ll then rinse the shirt in some water and finally in a vinegar solution to help neutralize the bleaching process. We’ll then hang the t-shirts to dry.

Cost Breakdown:
Base Class: Members $5 NonMembers: $10 (Includes 1 Free shirt: Either one you bring, or from Supplies on hand)
Extra shirt (ours or yours): $2 each (we may limit how many due to attendance)

Supplies on hand are limited to first come, only size listed are available

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LAN Party July 27th!

by on Jul.08, 2013, under Events, Meetings

Games List: Team Fortress 2, Left For Dead 2, Unreal Tournament 2004, UT3, Monday Night Combat, Super Monday Night Combat, Diablo 3, StarCraft 2, DOTA2, Minecraft

Food: We’ll be cooking out. Burgers/Hot Dogs available for $15 donation (MidsouthMakers Members $10) which includes soda BYOB (obviously 21+) Feel free to bring your own food/drinks/snacks. There are also food places near the space to go get food if you wish.

Agenda: 4pm-6pm Food + Set up

6pm-whenever - GAMES!  There is no set schedule for games, if you want to play a game, just shout “who wants to play X?!” There will also be a Steam Group for you to join to find other LAN Party Attendees faster.

RSVP here

Remember if you are under 18 you need parent/guardian with you.

If you plan to drink you must be 21+ and please drink responsibly, if you need a ride/cab home please let someone know.

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