There’s been some considerable interest around making bids for stuff from the science center auction on behalf of CBL. There’s some lockers that might come in handy, various tables, and of course the tesla coil. Anyone interested in making this happen, let me know. http://www.sasksciencecentre.com/blog/479.html
With the fantastic addition of Emily to our group we will now be running Knitting Thursdays. If you think winter will never end and you need a new toque, or your arduino needs to stay warm stop by this or future thursday nights. Geek Summit SATURDAY April 27 • 10:00 am – 4:00 pm George Bothwell Branch Southland Mall, 306.777.6091 On Saturday, April 27, Regina Public Library will be hosting the first Regina Geek Summit for organizations actively involved in Continue reading
This is a reminder that in one week, next Thursday, there will be a special general meeting at CrashBang Labs with the primary goal to elect a replacement for Matt Haines who has moved to California to pursue a promising career with the Electric Imp. Be there to make sure we have quorum and if you want on the board… here is your chance. Other fun will be included and likely free snacks
Hi all, I just accomplished a feat I was previously scared to try: I did hot air solder paste reflow. Trick was, I didn’t have a reflow tool or a toaster oven handy, so I tried my wife’s embossing tool: Pretty cheap and it makes great directed heat. Here is the result – you can watch the part shuffle around in place when the solder flows. Plus I got a chance to use the new macro lens for my iPhone. Continue reading
SATURDAY: CrashBang Labs is pleased to announce our special midnight soiree, MAD PSY-ENCE, featuring a guest performance by our friends at DORKBOT Regina. There is no cover (but donations are gladly accepted) and doors open at 11:30pm. Prior to our event, please join us next door at Imagination Method II, a fundraiser for our partners at the Creative Avenue Collective. IMII runs from 6pm till 12am at the Exchange, and will feature the work of several up-and-coming young DJs and Continue reading
Metro News has posted a new article about CBL, specifically our laser cutter. Have a read, and share around.
We had a very successful AGM this past weekend. with a good turnout. Lots of things were discussed and decisions were made. If you were not able to attend, have a look at the minutes are now posted here, along with appendices. Of particular note is the decision to lower the membership fee to $30 per month, or $300 per year (a savings of $60!) If you’ve been putting off a membership, these new fees, combined with the recent acquisition Continue reading
We’ll be giving out a limited number of Commemorative CBL tokens at today’s annual AGM. Bill Wales and I burned the midnight oil making these babies. As posted at Frivolous Engineering.
What is the first thing you do when your local hacker space gets a laser cutter? Engrave your iPhone 5 of course. With no laser cutting or engraving experience I set about personalizing my phone in a way that money could not buy. Mishayla Potts and I spent a couple days carefully designing the artwork to be printed. I came up with the original concept which is mainly inspired by Musix Pro (I spend a large amount of my life Continue reading
Rod will not be at the space this day to attend the “Regina Technology Community” group’s monthly event at the Royal Saskatchewan Museum http://www.regina-technology-community.ca/search/label/Home