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===We Are Looking for a Space===
 
===We Are Looking for a Space===
  
We're looking for a suitable space for meeting, making things, conducting classes, etc. If you know of any possibilities, let us know.
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We're looking for a suitable space in or near Blanco, Texas for meeting, making things, conducting classes, etc. If you know of any possibilities, [mailto:wiki@blancomakerspace.org let us know].
  
 
:See the makerspace requirements list on our [[Projects]] page
 
:See the makerspace requirements list on our [[Projects]] page
  
As an interim solution, we will probably set up a few pieces of equipment in the back room of the [https://beanandbiscuit.com Bean and Biscuit Coffee House], where we have our weekly meetups. Here are some 360˚ panoramic images of the café and the room we hope to use. After clicking through to the images, use your right and left arrow keys to pan around. If you have a VR headset, you can download the image to view in the [https://vr.google.com Google Cardboard app].
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As an interim solution, we bring a few pieces of portable equipment and materials to [https://beanandbiscuit.com Bean and Biscuit Coffee House], where we have our weekly meetups. Here are some 360˚ panoramic images of the café and the back room we use for some projects. After clicking through to the images, use your right and left arrow keys to pan around. If you have a VR headset, you can download the image to view in the [https://vr.google.com Google Cardboard app].
  
 
*This VR image is of [https://goo.gl/vrphoto/lYXZE76P0FMFBWHb2 the coffee shop] where we have our weekly meetups.
 
*This VR image is of [https://goo.gl/vrphoto/lYXZE76P0FMFBWHb2 the coffee shop] where we have our weekly meetups.
*This [https://goo.gl/vrphoto/a1Uka4el4JnAc6tA2 room in the back] is where we will have our first Makerspace.
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*This [https://goo.gl/vrphoto/a1Uka4el4JnAc6tA2 room in the back] is where we built a [[Robot Car]] and flew a small drone. Mostly we just gather around a table out front, though.
  
 
==What We Plan to Do==
 
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===[[Projects]]===
 
===[[Projects]]===
  
Fundamental to a maker space is making things. On our [[Projects]] page we discuss proposals for things to work on.
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Fundamental to a maker space is making things. On our [[Projects]] page we discuss proposals for things to work on, and stories about things we have made.
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====[[Things to Make]]====
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*[[DIY Drone]]
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*[[Automatic Plant Watering System]]
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*[[3D Printed Cases]]
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====[[Things We Have Made]]====
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*[[Robot Car]]
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*[[3D Printer]]
  
 
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*[[Arduino for Beginners]]
 
*[[Arduino for Beginners]]
  
:This may be one of our first classes and projects.
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*[[Intro to Raspberry Pi]]
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*[[Start Coding in Python]]
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*[[Electronics 101]]
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*[[Getting Started with 3D Printing]]
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===[[References]]===
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Making is information-driven. This section includes links to useful reference sources.
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*[[Microcontrollers]]
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*[[Basic Electronics]]
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*[[Robotics]]
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*[[Computer Programming]]
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*[[DIY Equipment]]
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*[[Computer Operating Systems]]
  
 
===[[Field Trips]]===
 
===[[Field Trips]]===
  
Part of a creative life is seeing what other people are doing. We intend to organize Field Trips from time to time to do just that.
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Part of a creative life is seeing what other people are doing. We organize Field Trips from time to time to do just that.
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====Places We Have Been====
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* [https://www.sciencemill.org/ Science Mill], Johnson City, Texas
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* [https://www.kapschool.org/ Katherine Anne Porter School], Wimberley, Texas
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* [https://geekdom.com Geekdom], San Antonio, Texas
  
 
==[[MakerSpace Business]]==
 
==[[MakerSpace Business]]==
  
 
An organization, no matter how small or new, needs to get organized. Visit [[MakerSpace_Business|this page]] to see how we are going about it.
 
An organization, no matter how small or new, needs to get organized. Visit [[MakerSpace_Business|this page]] to see how we are going about it.
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==Getting Started with Wiki software==
 
==Getting Started with Wiki software==

Latest revision as of 14:38, 17 June 2019

What I cannot create, I do not understand.
-- Richard Feynman

About the Blanco MakerSpace

Founded in April 2016, this group of makers plan to have a place to use and store equipment to make stuff. MakerSpaces are an outgrowth of the DIY (Do It Yourself) movement where like minded individuals create a space and community for learning and doing it together.

To join the Blanco MakerSpace and view our calendar, sign up on our Meetup page.

We Are Looking for a Space

We're looking for a suitable space in or near Blanco, Texas for meeting, making things, conducting classes, etc. If you know of any possibilities, let us know.

See the makerspace requirements list on our Projects page

As an interim solution, we bring a few pieces of portable equipment and materials to Bean and Biscuit Coffee House, where we have our weekly meetups. Here are some 360˚ panoramic images of the café and the back room we use for some projects. After clicking through to the images, use your right and left arrow keys to pan around. If you have a VR headset, you can download the image to view in the Google Cardboard app.

  • This VR image is of the coffee shop where we have our weekly meetups.
  • This room in the back is where we built a Robot Car and flew a small drone. Mostly we just gather around a table out front, though.

What We Plan to Do

Projects

Fundamental to a maker space is making things. On our Projects page we discuss proposals for things to work on, and stories about things we have made.

Things to Make

Things We Have Made

Class Ideas

Both for community outreach and to facilitate our own projects we plan to offer classes in a variety of creative techniques. This page of Class Ideas is where we discuss possible class offerings.

References

Making is information-driven. This section includes links to useful reference sources.

Field Trips

Part of a creative life is seeing what other people are doing. We organize Field Trips from time to time to do just that.

Places We Have Been

MakerSpace Business

An organization, no matter how small or new, needs to get organized. Visit this page to see how we are going about it.


Getting Started with Wiki software

In order to contribute to this wiki, you must create an account and be verified by the administrator as a member of the Blanco MakerSpace group.

  • Consult the User's Guide for information on using the wiki software.