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Freedom and Barbecue Come to the Node!

Thanks to everyone who came out to the Baltimore Node’s 4th of July barbecue n’ beers OpenHack. We successfully blew several people’s minds with the Oculus Rift virtual reality headset and filled everyone’s bellies with delicious food, including Jess’s amazing red-white-and-blue mini cupcakes!   


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Baltimore Node Featured on EEWeb

Thanks to EEWeb for making us their site of the day. For those who don’t know, EEWeb is an Electrical Engineering News, Resources and Community website and an electrical/electronic engineering community for hardware designers, electronics enthusiasts and hobbyists. Find out more at http://www.eeweb.com/


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3rd of July BBQ – Come on down!

We will have an Independence Day BBQ at the Baltimore Node on the 3rd of July. We will start grilling Burgers and Hotdogs around 7:30pm. It’ll potluck-style, so if you can bring something to add to our collection it would be much appreciated. All are welcome!


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How to Juggle Balls and Influence People

Thanks to everyone who came out to our Make Your Own Juggling Balls event this Saturday led by our very own Jason Denney, and in collaboration with Baltimore’s Playground. Juggling just feels better when you make your own. Got a cool idea for a maker/tech event? Let us know at make@baltimorenode.org.


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Come Celebrate The First Ever National Day of Making!

You know what’s guaranteed to make your day? Making something! Today is the first ever National Day of Making. Across the country people are joining together in a celebration of the making, tinkering, and willing of new things into being that has always defined America. Come join the fun with The Node – get in […]


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Make your own juggling balls! (And then learn to use them)

Saturday June 21st 1-3pm Come on down the Baltimore Node and make your own juggling balls!  Then once you’ve got your set, you’ll get some guidance on learning how to actually juggle them! Jason Denney is buying a sack of 60 tennis balls so that up to 20 people can make their own set of […]


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Node Rockets Fly Over SOWEBO

The Node crew was delighted to take part in the SOWEBO NOW community hackathon on Saturday. Our rockets were a big hit, as you can see … Here’s Jess helping put the finishing touches on a ballistic masterpiece…   Michael demonstrates the principle of tuck and roll…   These lovely ladies were so enthused they […]


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Pew-Pew Pewsday: Laser night at the Node

If you haven’t yet heard, we’ve got a sweet new laser cutter, and it’s just super awesome.    It can etch into and cut through tons of different materials.  It’s also super easy to design files for.  Any 2 color bitmap file can be engraved, and any .dxf vector file (all the common design programs […]


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New Node t-shirt, made at the Node!

I made a 50/50 mix of bleach and water, and put it into a spray bottle. I used Inkscape to convert the .svg of the node logo into a .dxf file by simply opening the svg and saving it as .dxf which imports easily into the LaserCut5.3 software. I cut the Node logo out of […]