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Woodworking 101: Jigsaw and Butterfly Joints

Butterfly joints make a fine practice project for showcasing a range of operations on some of the safer more beginner-friendly woodshop tools: sanders, jigsaw, and chisels. I wanted to make a large frame for an old map of a Baltimore neighborhood, using wood local to it; luckily, someone had recently felled a sycamore tree and […]

9th Anniversary party and 9′ sculpture build!

Come join us in our Celebration! We’re also doing a collaborative build with We The Builders this night. You can come help us assemble the 9 foot tall sculpture designed by George Hart. It’s made of 193 3D printed pieces that were crowd-sourced from all over the world, plus 416 wooden dowel rods. It was assembled and disassembled once […]

Baltimore Node 8th Anniversary Party!

You’re invited! Please join us in celebrating our eighth year of being us! We’ve worked hard to bring our space together to create a supportive and collaborative environment in Baltimore city where people can hack, make, craft, and create art and tech projects. Come by the Node on Sunday, October 22nd, 2017 for our 8 year […]

MICA Smart Textiles At The Node!

We had the pleasure of a visit from the MICA Smart Textiles gang on Tuesday evening. They gave us some cool ideas for workshops we could do including seed grenading and mechanical puppetry. They also pointed out that the anti-theft device on our camera (a wrench attached to it) was not particularly effective and might […]

The Perils of Losing Your Rubber

After discovering that someone had absconded with the rubber sling for our giant, life-sized Angry Birds game, the Node crew made a game-time decision to bring our paper rocket station to the Innovation Celebration closing party for Baltimore Innovation Week. We figured a couple hundred slightly tipsy technologists and entrepreneurs grooving to phat beats on […]