Category Archives: Class

Intro to Arduino Class Saturday May 5, 10am-4pm

This continues to be our most popular class, the perfect intro class to experiment with interactive art, or to make electronic projects using the popular open source platform called Arduino. You will learn to build your own development platform, connect a variety of sensors (light, touch, sound, etc.) and use them to control LED’s, speakers […]

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Recycled Electronic Jewelry Class December 10th

Jewelry 2010

The Hacktory again offers its fun & unique Recycled Electronics Jewelry workshop on Saturday, December 10th from 1:00-5:00pm. Perfect timing for making cool retro-tech holiday gifts on a recession budget! The Hacktory promotes the combining of art, technology & recycling–so we created the Recycled Electronic Jewelry Workshop. You can add beauty and interest to the […]

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Radiation Workshop Cancelled

Since this seems like a busy time of year for most people, we will move this workshop to the spring of next year.  In the meantime, view real time read-outs of radiation on this map.  Also, check out EFMR to learn more about monitoring of radiation in our state.  

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Basic Web Development Class – Saturday November 12th, 10am-4pm

More and more the Internet is becoming an integral part of our daily lives. Basic web site skills, much like typing skills ten years ago, have evolved from something nice to have to an absolute requirement. If you have ever wanted to learn the basics of web development from the ground up, this is your […]

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Deadline for Gadgets Class Extended Until Tomorrow!

The latest news on our Gadgets and Sculpture that Moves! class at the Fleisher is that we need 3 more tinkerers to sign up for it to run, and the deadline has been pushed back until tomorrow! Now’s your chance to give your 11-13 year old a place to apply their curiosity about appliances and […]

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Spots still available for our FM Radio Transmitter class

Our Build Your Own FM Radio Transmitter – June 18 1-4 pm $15 Building a radio transmitter is a great way to learn some basic theory about electronics and radio while getting your hands dirty. This class, brought to you by the Hacktory and the Prometheus Radio Project, involves soldering parts and tuning up your […]

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New Class Posted: Build Your Own FM Radio Transmitter

Building a radio transmitter is a great way to learn some basic theory about electronics and radio while getting your hands dirty. This class, brought to you by the Hacktory and the Prometheus Radio Project, involves soldering parts and tuning up your very own FM radio transmitter. At the end you’ll have a simple low-power […]

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Upcoming Hacktory Class: Intro to Arduino Class on Saturday, April 30th

You asked for it, D.I.Y. Intro to Arduino and Basic Electronics is Back! This is the perfect intro class to experiment with interactive art, or to make electronic projects using the popular open source platform called Arduino. You will learn to build your own development platform, connect a variety of sensors (light, touch, sound, etc.) […]

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Last Day of Gadgets and Kinetic Sculpture

Table-top Machine from Jake Wells on Vimeo. Today is the last day of our Gadgets and Kinetic Sculpture class at the Fleisher. We’re so glad the students had such an awesome time. Read more about the class on the teacher’s website or you can sign your maker-to-be up for the spring session of the class.

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Good Clean Fun had at Sex Toy Workshop

Yesterday we hosted our first workshop on hacking sex toys and we had a wonderful and diverse turnout. The workshop started with people talking about ideas they had about toys to make. People were encouraged to use the parts available, bike tires to make harnesses, plastic eggs with tiny motors to make vibrators, or take […]

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