What we're about

Ace Monster Toys (http://www.acemonstertoys.org) is a Oakland based hackerspace. Visit our website (http://www.acemonstertoys.org)to learn all about us.

Where people make things and help others make things in a 24/7 shared workspace.

Upcoming events (5+)

Jointer + Planer 101

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This core competency class covers the basic things you need to know about the jointer and planer... both are key to milling lumber. We will cover the proper use, dust collection, safe use of the saws and shop protocols. This class is designed for beginners and successful completion of the class counts as Certification. Dress Code: Short sleeves, close-toed shoes, and long hair must be tied back. Basic safety gear will be provided. If you are not a dues-paying AMT member you will need to fill out the guest release of liability form: https://www.acemonstertoys.org/forms/ This class requires a minimum of 3 students to run. If the class is canceled we can offer a refund but otherwise do not.

Textile Tuesday

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Join us for open lab time for Textiles We have a nice complement of sewing machines including a heavy duty machine, a serger and several lock stitch machines. CC Clark, a most excellent seamstress and teacher will be on hand to help you should you need it. We stock basic supplies but it is a good idea to bring your own scissors and thread. ****************************** P.S. Your RSVP fees go to fund supplies and maintenence on the machines.

Box Bots Build Party

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This meetup is in room 214, upstairs. Come build your Box Bots for the 2017 Season! Not a member yet of the program? Join today at http://www.boxbots.org. This build party is where participants in the Box Bots 2017 season can come and build your awesome cardboard robot. Talk with other builders, swap ideas, get answers to questions about motors and batteries and radios. Cut cardboard and lay down hot glue. We will have a limited number of kits available for pickup at the event, join BoxBots today to reserve yours!

Electronics Night

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This meetup is in room 214 upstairs. Open to the public, Join us and work on your microcontroller, Arduino, or Raspberry Pi project or learn with other folks. This is an Open Lab for you to bring your hardware, meet fellow makers and talk about what you are working on and ask questions about how to get there from here. We supply AC power and workspace for you to work on whatever you bring and show off to others. We have multimeters, soldering irons and spare components for you to work on that fantastic project. We also have a limited selection of electronics hardware members can buy onsite. (Teensy, RPie, etc) Feel free to come and just hang out and see our awesome space (and consider becoming a member).

Past events (1,743)

Workshop 101 Intensive

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