Tuesday, Aug 12th, 2014

Ben Nuttall of the Raspberry Pi Foundation will be visiting Arch Reactor as he continues on his journey from NYC to Salt Lake City!  Ben is visiting various hackerspaces, schools, and other community spaces for his 2014 US Tour.  Bring your Pi projects to show off and learn more about the Raspberry Pi.

Come join us Friday, Aug 15th for a night of Pi and cookies.

Wednesday, Jul 16th, 2014

Chris has completed our new Shapeoko and run a few test jobs.  On July 29th we will have a Shapeoko Workshop night where we will do training.  That night we will teach you how to use design software like Easel to produce a simple bottle opener.

Tuesday, Jun 24th, 2014


Photo by: Sarah Darby/Missouri Business Alert

Missouri Business Alert has published a great article discussing the Bright Ideas Expo and Arch Reactor's involvment.

http://missouribusinessalert.com/industry/45489/2014/06/24/educators-use-maker-movement-to-spark-student-interest-in-stem-careers/

Friday, Jun 20th, 2014

Instructables and Dremel have selected Arch Reactor as one of its locations to host a build night to learn how to use Dremel tools and create awesome things!

We will be Dremel-ing and writing up our projects for others to learn via doing through the power of sharing knowledge. After a 15 minute safety demonstration, we will have five Dremel rotary tools with accessory kits and three Dremel reciprocating tools to make a mountain of awesome projects! We have a lot of things at Arch Reactor that could serve as the foundation for projects, but we want your ideas, your participation, and your projects to shine here. Bring any materials you may have and transform them into science, art, or something unique.

All are welcome. Check the Arch Reactor Calendar in July for the event datea and start time. There will be a mandatory 15 minute safety demonstration at the start of the build night.
Update: Tuesday, July 15th is the date. Show up as early as 7 pm to get started. If you can't make it until later, show up when you can. We have plenty of Dremel Tools to share.

Come out and build things with Dremel tools and learn how to make your projects a reality fast!  See you there!

Update 6/22/2014: Below is a photo of the package of tools and accessories that have arrived for the Build Night.

                                    

Thursday, Jun 19th, 2014

Inventables is giving Arch Reactor a Shapeoko CNC mill kit!  The parts have arrived, and we'll be scheduling an assembly event soon.  

Inventables is also providing materials for us to host a workshop on how to use their Easel design system.  When we get a firm date on when those materials will arrive, we'll schedule that workshop.

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