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Showing posts from April, 2013

This Week at Freeside, April 15-21

Tuesday [7:30p]: CNC Build Project, Public, Free. Freeside veterans, Preston and Eldon, will be leading this project to assemble and tune a smaller CNC for high-precision work, then design and build a full-size 4' x 4' CNC mill for the space as well. Tuesday [7:30p]: Open House, Public, Free. We host this meeting every Tuesday so that people can check out the space, chat with members of the organization, and get together to plan projects, events, and classes. Tuesday [8:30p]: Introduction to Basic Electronics, Public, Free. Chris Moore and Wayne Salhany explain basic electricity and electronics concepts that you can use in your next project. Friday [8a-6p]: Telecommute from Freeside, Members-Only. Members, come join your other telecommuters at Freeside and “work” remotely. S

What Freeside Needs this Month, April Edition

Have you been itching to donate things to Freeside, but you’re not sure what we need? Have you been looking for volunteer opportunities to use your awesome skills?  This monthly post shall be your guide, henceforth! Look for all these things in our up-to-date Wishlist , the next time you're out and about and wondering what extras you could throw in the cart to bring on down! We're always looking for new opportunities to facilitate projects/education in the space. New equipment can help us do that, so we decided to make a wishlist of some of the things that we need for the space. Volunteer Opportunities: Electrical wiring: running new outlets, and...other activities... Woodworking, construction: help with shelf/hutch building for electronics, help with member storage build-out Mural Art: artists, pick a spot on the wall and make it yours!  We also want input on designing logos for each of our zones Consumables: ABS: Our 3D printers need more spools in a variety o