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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 […]


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New Toy — Laser Cutter

The Node’s new 80W 900mmX600mm laser cutter is up and running. We are still testing it and learning how to make the best engravings and cuts and to use the software best. Special thanks to Todd Blatt, Marty McGuire, Amy Hurst, John Grant, Mark Huson, Michael Diedrick, Maze Lee, John Cutonilli, and many other members […]


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MAKE: Meetup – 2nd Annual 3D Printer Meetup THIS THURSDAY 11/14!

Got plans on Thursday November 14th?  You do now!  Come out to the Node to participate in the second annual 3d printer meetup hosted by Make: online and in person.  People from all over the world (currently 36 countries) in hackerspaces and similar places  are gathering in physical locations and joining up on a Google+ […]