Monthly Archive:: June 2010

Jigsaw : a physical wiki, a work in progress

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 Willow here, of Jigsaw goodness. You haven't heard from us in awhile, but that's because we've been going throughsome major growth spurts. Murals, zombie camp, building work tables, getting a class pet, more and more classes, making our Kickstarter (!!!), and lots of new rad people. Phew. The space operates as

Man Krew

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  (photo: myself at the 2009 Man Build) About 23 miles north of the middle of nowhere lies a small, innocuous ranch. A sign, about the same prominence as the NO TRESPASSING beside it, identifies it as Black Rock Station Storage and Production Facility. This is Burning Man's work ranch.

More Steampunkery from ModVic!

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Bruce writes: Steampunk Robot Ophthalmometer Computer Workstation Description Just what the Steampunk Doctor ordered! A sculptural 'Steampunked' original Ophthalmometer, Dental Mannequin Head and Hammond Multiplex Typewriter – totally restored, transformed and fused into a modern computer workstation! Materials and Modifications Our restoration includes all original devices:  1) F.A. Hardey

Did you lose a Mini-Gatling Gun at Steampunk Worlds Fair?

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One of our crew found this on the floor at Steampunk World's Fair, it appears to be a handmade mini Gatling gun. Is it yours? If it is, drop me a line at so I can mail it back to you. UPDATE: The owner has been found and

New Makerspace in Someville, MA!

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This looks like a really cool new facility!  Artisan’s Asylum is a non-profit community workshop startup in Somerville, Massachusetts. Our mission is to provide our community with a place to teach, learn, and practice crafts of all types. We actively solicit skilled artisans from the local area to teach

A Visit to the Seal Cove Auto Museum

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This past August the ladies and I took the bus up to Acadia in Maine for a week long vacation.  We stayed at the Bar Harbor KoA  and had a lovely site right at the water's edge.  While we were there we visited the Seal Cove Auto Museum on Mount

Help Our Hackerspace Build a Kitchen!

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The Hackerspace I belong to in Seattle, Jigsaw Renaissance, is in need of a culinary laboratory facility, colloquially know as "A Kitchen," so that we can add the preparation of comestibles to our maker repertoire. Also so we can bake you cookies. Lovely prizes are offered for your tax