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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
Well, not THAT kind of rocket launcher, but still pretty awesome. The Node crew recently had the opportunity to participate in the Innovate At Your Library event over at Towson Library. A gaggle of curious kids + folded paper + some seriously compressed air = crazy flights of fancy. Check out some pics courtesy of […]
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 […]
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 […]
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+ […]
Our special thanks go out to friend-of-the-Node Tom Riley for making us a beautiful hand-carved folding wooden sign with the Node logo. If you’re having trouble spotting the Node on OpenHack night, check for the sign–hopefully it’s out.