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  • DMS Blacksmithing Committee and North Texas Blacksmith Association “Combo Meeting” and Demo of ABANA’s Lesson 2: Hot Punching

    North Texas Blacksmith Association Meeting Dallas Makerspace’s Blacksmithing Committe will host the North Texas Blacksmith Association for their monthly meeting January 12, 2019. The public is welcome (a waiver must be signed on an electronic kiosk for entry to Dallas Makerspace). From the North Texas Blacksmith Association Facebook post: …
    Source: Dallas MakerspacePublished on 2018-12-23By jast
  • Highlights of Member Show and Tell 2018 Part 3 – SCIENCE! and Other Fun Projects Made from Metal, Wearable, and Pocketsized

    Dallas Makerspace members made so many fun things in 2018! In this review, we’ve gathered some projects that use SCIENCE!, some made from metal, some that are wearable, and some that are pocket sized. Yarn spun by hand, Blacksmithed tulips and Jingle Bells from the Forged with Fire meetings, essential
    Source: Dallas MakerspacePublished on 2018-12-23By jast
  • Highlights of Member Show and Tell 2018 Part 2 – Tabletop

    Dallas Makerspace members work on projects of all sizes. Here we’ve gathered some projects our Members made in 2018 that about fit on top of a table; from a miniature carving horse (and the miniature workshop-in-a-book into which it goes) to 3D terrain for games, from slipcast solo cups and
    Source: Dallas MakerspacePublished on 2018-12-23By jast
  • Friday Product Post: From UV to IR

    Hello and welcome back to our last Friday Product Post before the holiday, here at SparkFun Electronics! This week we have a brand new sensor with Qwiic capabilities that allows you to detect and utilize Ultraviolet Light readings in you next project. We also have revised our Infrared Control Kit …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-21By Chris McCarty
  • Highlights of Member Show and Tell 2018 Part 1 – Bigger Than a Breadbox

    Dallas Makerspace members work on projects of all sizes. Here we’ve gathered some of the larger (bigger than a breadbox) projects in a review of 2018 member projects. Check out these Member Show and Tell threads for more! January 2018 Member Show and Tell February 2018 Member Show and Tell
    Source: Dallas MakerspacePublished on 2018-12-20By jast
  • Making Magic with EasyVR

    Magic has taken over my house. We have been reading the Harry Potter series, watching the movies, and my children have been repeatedly banished to their bedrooms for dueling with inappropriate curses. Enter the holiday season and Enginursday. I wanted a quick project I could build for my kiddos and …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-20By Lori Crotser
  • Qwiic UV Sensor (VEML6075) Hookup Guide

    Qwiic UV Sensor (VEML6075) Hookup Guide a learn.sparkfun.com tutorial Available online at: http://sfe.io/t838 Introduction The VEML6075 is SparkFun’s latest UV sensing solution. The VEML6075 implements a simple photodiode to measure the levels of UVA (320-400 nm) and UVB (280-320 nm) radiation. We can read the …
    Source: Sparkfun TutorialsPublished on 2018-12-20By Englandsaurus
  • Celebrating 2018 and Going Deep in 2019

    Dear Remake Learning network, It’s been an honor to watch you shine in 2018. Throughout the year we visited with countless educators (in schools, museums, libraries, nonprofits, and more). We chatted with learning scientists, technologists, and policy wonks. We’ve done our best to listen to you and support you in …
    Source: Remake LearningPublished on 2018-12-19By ryan
  • Underlit Crystal Display

    For longer than I’ve worked at SparkFun, there has been a holiday tradition with our marketing team – we call it Secrete Santa. Yes…secrete. Long story short, around a decade or so ago a previous employee misspelled secret, and it’s stuck every since. Anyway, Secrete Santa isn’t your normal find
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-19By Blake Houchin
  • Where do you find your inspiration?

    As another years winds down, it’s human nature to look back. To examine dreams, achievements and, for makers, projects. Regardless of whether a project was only conceptualized, or seen to completion, they are all worth revisiting. My list of project ideas always far outweighs the number of projects that I …
    Source: Sparkfun NewsPublished on 2018-12-18By Rob Reynolds

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