Posted on Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

On April 24th we had a nice class on 3D Printing. The class was over the kinds of printers, how the printers work, and 3D modeling programs. We also learned about the Cura slicing program. Scott R. led the class of about 10 people.

3D Printing Class
3D Printing Class

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 27th, 2018

Fire and Ice was a successful event. Thanks to all of you who helped us pull off such a great evening.

Posted on Tuesday, Feb 6th, 2018

We had over 32 people attending in the space and out at the fire pit. Hard Drives were destroyed. Large Piles of recycleables got reduced to usable parts. Lots of Food was eaten. Lots of soda and beer was consumed. Eagles fans had a great night. 

Posted on Tuesday, Jan 30th, 2018

Please welcome the newly elected board!

 

Posted on Monday, Jan 29th, 2018

Super Bowl of Destruction


Everyone is invited to come to the Arch Reactor for the Super Bowl of Destruction. We will have the football game on our big screen for everyone to watch. Not interested in football? Don’t worry, we also throw this party as something for the non-football enthusiasts. As a hackerspace, we use this time to breakdown all of the donations that are no longer usable or fixable. We have hard drives, computers, printers, server equipment, and more! Come join the mayhem and destruction! Bring a Super Bowl snack to share. We had some great food last year.
In addition, this year we are continuing our Hack-a-thon challenge. After the destruction we will rebuild with the donated materials in the Space. This year we will create a hack-cycled (in the sense of using something as it was not intended to be used) robot for our Fire and Ice fundraiser. This will be a large scale collaborative project. Don’t worry if you are not an expert, we will have roles for all skill levels!
 

Destruction starts at 12pm on Sunday, February 4th at Arch Reactor, 2215 Scott Ave. 63103.

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Upcoming Events

Tomorrow

  1. Build Night!
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 09:00pm
    • Where: Arch Reactor, 2215 Scott Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103, USA
    • Come help build out Arch Reactor into the kind of space we all know it can be! All skill levels welcome, we can even teach you some new building skills!

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  2. Harry Potter Wand Making
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 10:00pm
    • Stop by Arch Reactor to make "Magic Wands"!

      You may make one or more for yourself or donate your creations to an upcoming Arch Reactor Fundraiser.

      Please note that this style of wand-making involves hot-glue. Children are welcome but must be closely supervised by their parent/guardian.

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Friday, August 24th

  1. 3D Printer Meetup
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 10:00pm
    • Whether you're interested in printing for art, prototyping, manufacturing, or just fixing dishwasher soap lids, this is a meetup group where you can come get answers to your questions, help people new to the hobby, and show off your printer and its creations.

      If you have a printer, bring it along, working or not, we would love to see and learn about it.

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Saturday, August 25th

  1. ESTL Meetup
    • Start time: 12:00pm
    • End time: 06:00pm
    • While this is a meetup specifically for ESTL, the space can still be open for projects, etc.
      Feel free to contact btissi@gmail.com for questions.

    • View this event in Google Calendar
  2. Harry Potter Wand Making
    • Start time: 02:00pm
    • End time: 04:00pm
    • Stop by Arch Reactor to make "Magic Wands"!

      You may make one or more for yourself or donate your creations to an upcoming Arch Reactor Fundraiser.

      Please note that this style of wand-making involves hot-glue. Children are welcome but must be closely supervised by their parent/guardian.

    • View this event in Google Calendar

Sunday, August 26th

  1. Open Build Something!
    • Start time: 07:00pm
    • End time: 10:00pm
    • Where: 2215 Scott Ave, St. Louis, MO 63103, USA
    • Come stop by and visit! Open build night to work on projects and hang out!

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Tuesday, August 28th

  1. TinkerCAD for 3D Printing
    • Start time: 07:30pm
    • End time: 10:00pm
    • We will be covering the usage of TinkerCAD as it specifically relates to 3D printing.
      Taught by Chris W.

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