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New Node Sign

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.

new tables (unfinished)

New tables for the front room

We’re through living like college freshman on mom’s old card table (and soon will be living like college juniors on something we cobbled together ourselves). Over the past couple weeks, we’ve built a pair of 6’x4′ farmhouse-style tables in the Node’s fully-functional woodshop. After we’re done sanding and finishing the tables they will go in […]

Workshop with Peter Blasser!

What: The High Zero Festival of Experimental Music presents a Shnth Workshop with Peter Blasser in which participants assemble their own Shnth, a completely customizable handheld analog/digital synthesizer with unusual tactile controls, and then learn to program it via Peter’s custom software. The instrument itself is made from hardwoods that Peter collects and cuts himself […]

Freebies from Maker Media

As recently noted, Sherry Huss, VP of Maker Media (the O’Reilly spinoff which puts on Make Magazine and Maker Faire) recently paid the Node a visit. In addition to some exciting time with her at OpenHack, she left is a big box of goodies. We’d like to thank Sherry for a great time and the […]

The More You Node: 3D Printing Shapeways Edition

  Come on down the the Node on Thursday June 20th at 7pm for the Shapeways Baltimore Meetup! Lots of people will be here showing off their prints, talking about Shapeways and 3d printing.  Hope you can make it!  RSVP here: I’ll also be bringing my shiny new Google Glass so you’ll be able to […]

3D Printed Tetrahedron

3D Printing with Newbies

Last night, I went to the Baltimore Node determined to learn how to use the new MakerBot Replicator printer. I sat in front of the machine and read the setup instructions. Then I asked our new president how to use the machine. He said to install ReplicatorG just like the book said. ReplicatorG did absolutely […]

adafruit badges

Adafruit badges

Our thanks go out to Adafruit, who were kind enough to send us some hackerspace-appropriate skill badges. Come on out and see if you can earn one with your 3D printing skills or your electronics-fu.

Party Tonight!

Tonight is the grand opening party for the Station North Tool Library, and the grand re-opening for the Node.   In the alley between our spaces, we have the power tool drag racing track set up with foot pedals, and a light system.  We’ll be running the 3d printers, playing with a giant slingshot, and […]

An Exciting Week for The Node

Next week is an exciting week for The Node. At Open Hack on Thursday, Todd Blatt will be guiding us in the use of The MakerBot Replicator that we recently purchased. On Friday at 6:00PM, The Node and The Baltimore Tool Library are both hosting open house events on Oliver St. On Saturday, representatives from […]

The More You Node: 3d Printing

  Come out at 7:00pm, Thursday, April 25th for an introduction to using a 3d printer. Node member Todd Blatt of Custom 3d Stuff will do a live 3d printing demo, show you how to operate the MakerBot Replicator to turn a 3d CAD file into a real object. Want answers to these questions and more?!  He’s […]