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Makers Faire Member Profiles and Exhibits - Howdy makers! So it's time for the Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire again. Like last year we'd like to highlight our members and your projects. Last year we have half a dozen exhibits of from members and as many maker profiles. Let's do ev Kevin W. Aug 18, 2015 4:41 PM
Great Jobs Program In Kalamazoo - The Michigan Advanced Technician Training (MAT2) program provides students with an opportunity to earn an associate degree at a participating community college, while gaining real-world, hands-on training in the high-tech, in demand fields of Mechatron Kevin W. May 26, 2015 1:05 AM
Kalamazoo Makerspace Update: We Found a Home! - Hello Makers, We found a home for the makerspace! Almost. To seal the deal we need your help today. We need you to pledge to become a member of the makerspace with this easy,  Kevin W. May 20, 2015 1:54 AM
Makerspace Survey Deadline - Makers! It's been just over two weeks since we launched our makerspace survey and we're getting close to our goal of 150 respondents. In the next two or three days we will be taking a snapshot of the data and that's what we'll attach to our b Kevin W. Nov 4, 2014 3:50 AM
Re: [kalamazoo-makers] A blind maker needs some maching done - Neil, I'm certain someone at the meeting will be helpful. You're going to be talking to Kevin Braat probably. -Kevin On Thu Kevin W. Oct 31, 2014 1:31 AM
A blind maker needs some maching done - Neil S. Oct 30, 2014 6:02 PM
Correction to Survey - Makers, Sorry to write again so soon, but it was brought to my attention that the makerspace survey was set up so that you were required to sign in with a Google account to access the form. This has now been remedied. Sorry about that. Kevin W. Oct 20, 2014 11:27 PM
Makerspace Coming to Kalamazoo - Howdy makers! Time for some really awesome news. There is going to be a makerspace in Kalamazoo, soon. There is finally sufficient community, institutional and even municipal support for a real, honest-to-goodness makerspace. The mayor Kevin W. Oct 19, 2014 12:41 AM
Panic! Maker Exhibit Emergency - Hi Makers, I flubbed. I should have done this ages ago, but I didn't and here we are. Next Sunday is the Kalamazoo Hamfest and we have a big, BIG, booth. As with the GR Maker Faire I'm in dire need of exhibits from our membership to show off at Kevin W. Oct 11, 2014 9:47 PM
Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire: Last Call - Makers, The Grand Rapids Mini Maker Faire is this coming weekend and we still don't have enough exhibits to show at our group's booth. Please get in touch with me ASAP if you have a project you are willing to put on display for the weekend. I Kevin W. Aug 25, 2014 7:13 AM
Meetup details changed: Makers Guild General Meeting - Hey there Makers! So if you haven't heard there are things in the works to bring a makerspace to Kalamazoo. The people who are potentially making the actual physical space available for that purpose have invited the Kalamazoo Makers Guild to be Kevin W. Aug 19, 2014 7:57 PM
! Exhibits Wanted for GR Mini-Maker Faire ! - Makers, The Kalamazoo Makers Guild is going to be at the Grand Rapids Mini-Maker Faire. What makes this group interesting and vital is you and your maker projects, and that's what we need to display! I'm calling on you to Kevin W. Aug 9, 2014 10:57 AM
July 19th Meeting - Makers, I just wanted to make sure you saw the date for the July meeting was changed from the 26th to the 19th because, as someone helpfully pointed out, the weekend of the 26th is the weekend of the Detroit Maker Faire. Also, we might Kevin W. Jul 16, 2014 12:22 AM
Invitation to FREE Maker Weekend: Electronics Bootcamp Social and Select Events - Hello Makers! The Maker Weekend: Electronics Bootcamp starts tonight! I just wanted to let you know that even if you are not planning to attend you are invited to come to the social tonight from 5:00 to 9:00. Some of us will be setting up for tomorrow, Kevin W. May 30, 2014 9:53 AM
Invitation to FREE Maker Weekend: Electronics Bootcamp Social and Select Events - Hello Makers! The Maker Weekend: Electronics Bootcamp starts tonight! I just wanted to let you know that even if you are not planning to attend you are invited to come to the social tonight from 5:00 to 9:00. Some of us will be setting up for tomorrow, Kevin W. May 30, 2014 9:53 AM
Meetup details changed: Maker Weekend: Electronics Bootcamp - I just changed the wording in the description to account for the revised process for registering for individual sessions. To register for an individual event click on the pay now link in the session description or visit  Kevin W. May 21, 2014 2:14 PM
Correction: Bootcamp Project Cost - Hi Makers, I messed up. I misread something Christoph said and I quoted the wrong cost for the components for the headphone amplifier project. If I have it right, now, then it should cost around $25 for all the parts you need to build your own Kevin W. Mar 11, 2014 1:57 AM
Midwest Reprap Festival and Electronics Bootcamp Updates - Hello Makers! MIDWEST REPRAP FESTIVAL There seems to be a fair number of folks from Kalamazoo headed down to the MRRF event next weekend. Woohoo! It's going to be fun. If you want to go be sure to check out our event listing for all the Kevin W. Mar 8, 2014 10:51 PM
Maker Weekend Electronics Bootcamp - A few days ago I published the official event for the upcoming Maker Weekend: Electronics Bootcamp. It looks like Meetup has been having some trouble with some jerks using a denial of service attack on the web site, so I don't think the announcement ma Kevin W. Mar 1, 2014 3:10 PM
Plans for Upcoming Maker Weekends - We're planning two Maker Weekends and we'd like you to join in, pitch in, or at least chime in on what we're cooking. First, in March we'll be hosting Maker Weekend: Electronics Bootcamp. Check out... Kevin W. Jan 30, 2014 1:37 AM
Re: [kalamazoo-makers] Basic Electronics class at the Hive - Hi Glenn, I can not make that one, but I am extremely interested if you do it again.   Jeromy Dec 26, 2013 3:50 PM
Basic Electronics class at the Hive - Glenn Dec 26, 2013 10:18 AM
Hey All! Anybody know of a Tesla Coil that works? - The Air Zoo is preparing a demonstration and we'd like to borrow someone's Tesla Coil if there's one around.  It'll get some publicity, and might even be seen on TV. If someone has one we might use for a few days, it would be a great help. Alan H. Oct 28, 2013 11:22 AM
General Meeting Tomorrow - General Meeting Tomorrow, Saturday, October 26th, 4:00PM! In case you missed it, since it's kind of stuck into the middle of the Maker Weekend: Microcontrollers, but we're having our usual Show 'n Tell meeting during the weeken Kevin W. Oct 25, 2013 4:32 PM
Re: [kalamazoo-makers] Maker Weekend: 3D Schedule - Hey folks - the Michiana Startup Weekend needs your help! Please share our media. We want MICHIANA to come, not South Bend...Mishawaka...Elkhart... -- we want MICHIANA. How can you help? Let me know. Grant C. Oct 24, 2013 8:59 PM
Meetup details changed: Makers Guild Meeting NOT at the Air Zoo (this time) - Sorry to do this to you, but I've had to change the meeting location again. But, there's good news! We will be meeting at a swanky space called The Bureau. It's a co-working space in downtown Kalamazoo, and they are hosts to the Startup Zoo Meetup grou Kevin W. Sep 26, 2013 7:03 PM
Orion Winner Announced and Cool Arduino Book on Indiegogo - Orion Contest The contest to win an Orion 3D printer from SeeMeCNC is over and the winner is none other than our own Jason Preuss! Congrats to him. Can't say I'm not jealous. Arduino Book Also, Kevin W. Sep 20, 2013 1:49 AM
Meetup details changed: Makers Guild Meeting NOT at the Air Zoo (this time) - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­o-makers-guild/events/14036256­2/ When : Saturday, Kevin W. Sep 20, 2013 1:43 AM
3D Modeling with Blender Class Registration Ends Soon - I know a number of you have expressed an interest in taking my 3D Modeling with Blender class at the KIA this term. If you are still interested you have just a little more time left to sign up. Right now I only have two students in the class, so I need Kevin W. Sep 7, 2013 2:05 AM
SeeMeCNC ORION Giveaway and EdX Courses - Howdy ho! Two points of interest: 1.) SeeMeCNC is giving away a pre-assembled and tested ORION printer. link 2.) Anybody want to join me taking an online course in physics Kevin W. Aug 22, 2013 10:54 PM
FYI $9 Arduino Compatible IndieGoGo Project - Hi ho! Just thought you would be interested in this IndieGoGo campaign. For $9 plus $4 shipping you get an Arduino compatible board. As you may know, you can get a Boarduino kit for around $9, but then you need an FTDI adapter which takes eithe Kevin W. Aug 7, 2013 1:37 AM
Meetup details changed: Maker Weekend: ROCKETS! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­o-makers-guild/events/12570787­2/ When : Friday, J Alan H. Jul 18, 2013 11:28 AM
Meetup details changed: Makers Guild Meeting at the Air Zoo - The meeting will be at 5:30 instead of 4:00 as originally posted. I had something come up and Al is on duty at the Air Zoo until 5:30.   Also, be sure to check out the upcoming Maker Weekend: Rockets, scheduled for a week from this Fri Kevin W. Jul 9, 2013 6:53 PM
Lee Rohrer - pdjeo http://www.mediawellnesscenter­.com/yh/eac/ Lee R. Jun 15, 2013 2:27 PM
SeeMeCNC Order Delivery This Friday! - If anyone needs anything from SeeMeCNC, place your order before noon on Friday and John will deliver it to me in Kalamazoo on his way through. You can pick yours up at the point of delivery (email me for details) or you can get it from me Saturday afte Kevin W. Jun 13, 2013 3:21 AM
Maker Weekend: 3D Schedule - Makers! Just wanted to let you know what I know at this point about Maker Weekend: 3D, starting tonight, May 31 at 5:00 pm. We have some exciting plans. I also have a couple of important announcements, so please take note. FRIDAY Kevin W. May 31, 2013 12:16 AM
Looking for some PLA filament? - I am in desperate need of some black 3.00 mm PLA filament. If anyone has about 20 ft they would be willing Ben S. Apr 28, 2013 11:07 AM
SeeMeCNC to Return to Makers Guild and More... - Howdy Makers! Our next meeting is in just 10 days and I wanted to let you know that the folks from SeeMeCNC will be returning. We're all going to talk about how the Midwest RepRap Festival went and they're going to help the fol Kevin W. Apr 3, 2013 4:59 PM
Re: [kalamazoo-makers] Midwest RepRap Festival - I have plans for this weekend that I can't change otherwise I'd be in.  Please take some photos to share.  I'd be curious what's displayed/demo'd. -Tom B. Tom B. Mar 12, 2013 8:32 AM
Midwest RepRap Festival - Howdy Makers! Just wanted to remind you all about the Midwest RepRap Festival happening this weekend, the 15th - 17th. I am planning to go. Anybody want to join me? We can set up as a group. I'm bringing two tables (if I can fit them in the PT Kevin W. Mar 12, 2013 2:46 AM
Help Ask Eben from Raspberry Pi to Visit Kalamazoo Next Week - Will you ask Eben, founder of the Raspberry Pi Foundation to visit us next week. They're asking for contact from interested makerspaces. I put in a plug from us, but i3Detriot and PS1 in Chicago are showing the most enthusiasm. Visit... Kevin W. Feb 18, 2013 3:01 PM
Re: [kalamazoo-makers] Join Entrepreneurs in South Bend - Hi Grant, what's your project? I build stuff-- not rockets though. --- On Sun, 12/9/12, Grant Carlile <[address removed]> wr Lee R. Dec 9, 2012 9:40 AM
Join Entrepreneurs in South Bend - The startup bug is biting South Bend. If you're entrepreneurial, want to be, or know someone who is, come to the next 3º meetup in January. I am posting to this group because you Grant C. Dec 8, 2012 9:58 PM
Register for only $25 - Startup Weekend South Bend - November 9-11 - Preview not available Grant C. Oct 31, 2012 8:03 AM
Amateur Radio Licensing for Makers Guild Members - Hello Makers,   Ronald Schubot posted this on the Makers Guild message board and I wanted to be sure you all saw it and got a chance to take the amateur radio licensing class, which is starting tomorrow. Here's what Ron wrote: Kevin W. Sep 21, 2012 2:45 PM
Re: [kalamazoo-makers] Kalamazoo Amateur Radio Club - On 9/13/2012 9:55 AM, Kevin Wixson wrote: john m. Sep 13, 2012 4:29 PM
Kalamazoo Amateur Radio Club - Makers! We've been invited to speak at the next meeting of the Kalamazoo Amateur Radio Club to talk about what we do. It's the third Thursday of this month. If you can make it for this evening meeting, I'd love to have you bring with you a project, fin Kevin W. Sep 13, 2012 9:55 AM
May Rocket Build - Hello Makers! At the March meeting I proposed we do something with rockets in May. After the meeting Ben S. suggested we have group build projects, and that we could start with building a rocket together for the May launch day. I think that's a Kevin W. Apr 1, 2012 12:20 AM

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