Fixing AR.drone with 3D printed part

Fixing AR.drone with 3D printed part
How great to have the 3D printing Safety and Basic Usage workshop happening while I was trying to repair our broken Parrot AR.drone! Instead of sending away for a whole new central cross, the group printed a couple of pieces that can reinforce the patched up old framework. We haven’t tested fully in flight yet, ...

The LASER Cutter is Operational!

The LASER Cutter is Operational!
Greetings Robot Gardeners! We have great news. Our new LASER Cutter / Engraver is operational and almost ready for use. We are writing up the SBU over the next week and will have a class soon! More on that later. Here are a few photos of the unit.

LASER Cutter and OpenROV

LASER Cutter and OpenROV
Greetings enthusiasts! Here’s a project that we are looking for people to help out with — With our new LASER cutter, our ROV/AUV interest group would like to build an OpenROV using the open source B.O.M. and instructions offered by the great makers at OpenROV in Berkeley. Take at look at the BOM and OpenROV ...

ROV/AUV Interest Group Meeting June 1st

ROV/AUV Interest Group Meeting June 1st
Greetings, we will be hosting another ROV/AUV interest group this Saturday, June 1st at Robot Garden. 12-2pm. I have a new design in the works for a larger and more versatile ROV and will be cutting the frame in our shop. I’d love to hear from you about materials and experience building ROVs. If you’ve ...

Updates on Wood Shop SBU and Maker Faire

Greetings enthusiasts, A very busy time at Robot Garden over the last two months. We’ve opened our wood (and plastic) shop and are currently going through iterations of our wood shop SBU. For those of you who have taken the course, excellent. However, we’ve identified some gaps and will be introducing a hands on portion ...

Girls making Mobot Garden

Girls making Mobot Garden
Some of our young makers had fun making a Mobot Garden with our Mobots from Barobo. Mobots are all 3d printed – aside from the electronics – and you can create your own extra bits. They’re a great educational resource and we’re looking forward to many more make sessions with them!

Wood Shop Setup Status

Wood Shop Setup Status
Greetings enthusiasts! Here’s a quick update for the setup of the woodshop portion of the hackerspace. We have a table saw, grinder, drill press, and band saw in location and nearing release for public use. After review, we still need to get some safety features installed prior to our training course and user certification. Table ...

Concept Art

Concept Art

What equipment would you like?

What equipment would you like?