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Circuit bending workshop


[Reposted from Dan's email]

Just sending out a little update about the Circuit Bending Workshop/Class. We had 9 people attend, 4 non-members, 5 members. We killed 2 toys but managed to salvage parts and useful bits from them. I'm going to make the workshop every other week. So 2 weeks from today (August 26th) we will meet from 7(ish) to 9(ish) to hack and bend circuits. I'm going to order up more kits and parts for the next class as well as hunt for more toys. Please drop me an email if you would like to Sign up for the class and reserve/prepay for a kit. If you happen to have spare toys sitting around your house that you would like to donate please let me know, I'll be happy to come pick them up.

I also want to thank everyone for coming out. I hope you all had a blast.

2 comments:

brian said...

I'd love to check this out, I'm not a member, but I'm a friend of David Knowles. How much are the kits, what sort of circuit knowledge would you consider a prerequisite?

dknowles said...

Brian, here's what was in Dan's email about the workshop:

"""I'll have a basic tool kit with a soldering iron, solder, multimeter, and leads with alligator clips for $30. Each tool kit will come with a couple toys to crack open and play with. Toys will also be available for purchase."""

He should have some more next week, too.

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