I guess it’s official: 3D printing is a big deal. Amazon has just created a special page just for 3D printers, supplies, and reference books.
May 7’s Fortune magazine had a thoughtful, helpful overview of makerspaces, the maker movement, and the culture of making. The authors, John Hagel and UMSI advisor John Seely Brown, articulate some important “beyond the tools” elements to makerspaces:
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Coating your hand-sewing thread with beeswax (by running it through the slots in this plastic container) can keep your thread from tangling up and helps it glide through your fabric. This can also be useful for conductive thread, which can
An open-source audio editor for making podcasts, mixing music, etc. I prefer Audacity to Garage Band because it works on PC and Mac (even if you have a Mac in your library or makerspace, your patrons/members may not at home,