SATURDAY: February 8, 2014
PIZZA - PRIZES - PRESENTATIONS - ADVANCED CLASSES - FREE
12:00PM – 2:00PM in TechShop Detroit's Auditorium
Enjoy lunch on the house, Detroit maker presentations and a free advanced topics classs presented by a TechShop DC! Come share your story and be inspired by your fellow makers!
CONCEPTS AND COFFEE AGENDA:
12:00pm: Enjoy pizza & hear about TechShop Detroit news
12:15pm - 1:15pm: Presentations - Question & Answer Session
1:15pm - ADVANCED FREE CLASS – TOOL CRIB TIPS
*What’s in the Gigantic TechShop Tool Crib?
*Quick overview of how to use certain tools
*Learn about sparingly used tools and see what they are capable of
-All presented in an open format to maximize learning
-Just for showing up you'll be entered to win $10 to our in house store!
ABOUT THE PRESENTATIONS:
AL MORRISON -ECO-FRIENDLY EYEWEAR:
Founder of Wood Ya Eyewear, a company dedicated to the development and manufacturing of eco-friendly eyewear that floats. Each pair of sunglasses is constructed from 100% reclaimed lumber, which Al mills and dries on his property in Pennsylvania. The sunglasses are then manufactured in his shop in Michigan. Al will present on how he came up with this idea, his current manufacturing process, and some of the cutting edge materials and manufacturing steps he plans to incorporate in the future.
BRAD JENSEN - WIKI HOUSE -SHELTER PROJECT 2.0:
Founder of WikiHouseDET and built a WikiHouse demonstration for the 2013 Detroit Design Festival. WikiHouse is an open source construction set with the aim to allow anyone to design, download, and ‘print’ CNC-milled houses and components. Brad will present this year’s project – the Shelter 2.0, which is a CNC milled disaster relief shelter that will be built and is planned for a disaster relief display AT the 2014 Detroit Maker Faire. Brad will talk about opportunities for the TechShop community to get involved and in some upcoming training classes that will be available to vets and non-vets alike.
ALL PRESENTERS GET A TECHSHOP INCENTIVE - Concepts and Coffee happens on the Second Saturday of every month.
Interested in presenting?
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FREE AND OPEN TO THE PUBLIC