Ben Hallert does not set EMS on fire or how he changed his brakes.

Always awesome to link to fellow EMS members and their stories and use of the EugeneMakerSpace commons.  Ben Hallert fellow EMS member and friend ( https://www.facebook.com/ben.hallert) posted this story to his Facebook feed a few days ago and I think it’s worth sharing it’s best use case story this year value for EMS membership. Ben’s story…

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Punkin’ Chunkin’ Results

On November 23, 2013, Eugene Maker Space held its first ever punkin’ chunkin’ competition at The Science Factory!  It was such a fun event with a fantastic turn out.  We had five teams enter the pumpkin chunking contest, with a 6th last minute entry.  The last entry was a much smaller machine that threw apples…

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First Annual Punkin Chunkin’ Contest!

Eugene Maker Space will be holding it’s first ever Punkin Chunkin’ contest!  If you aren’t familiar with the tradition of punkin chunkin’ then you are in for a treat.  The general idea is for teams to build contraptions that can launch pumpkins as far as possible.  Whichever team can launch their pumpkins the farthest will…

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Family Hack Day a Success!

Eugene Maker Space held our very first Family Hack Day on June 1, 2013.  We had a decent sized group of kids and families show up to get some work done on their own projects.  And boy did work get done.  We also had several EMS members show up to lend a hand and teach some new skills.  Thanks to everybody who came out to make this event a success.  It went so well that we intend to put on another one in the not-too-distant future.  Keep your eyes peeled for updates on that.  In the meantime, check out what everyone was working on!

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