THE OBP BLOG
Originally intended to help spur interest in computing among school-aged children, the Raspberry Pi is contained on a single circuit board and features ports for HDMI, USB 2.0, composite video, analog audio, power, internet, and an SD Card. The computer runs entirely on open-source software and gives users the ability to mix and match software according to the work they wish to do.
Makerspaces provide a critically valuable resource to a community, but they are not a one size fits all solution. Without curiosity, courage, and people willing to share with one another, makerspaces are simply empty rooms with tools that no one knows how to use… or are too afraid to learn.
Whether it’s the Wood Shop, Metal Shop, Electronics Lab, Screen Printing Zone, other members, or a place to mess about, we’ve got space and people for you and your projects to help you “make.” Get your stuff out of the kitchen or garage, come check us out, and let’s stick to those New Year resolutions together.
Dating back to at least the Stone Age, the axe has a long history of specialized uses. From splitting wood to harvesting timber to ceremonial symbols, the axe is a true workhorse when it comes to tools. While other modern gadgets try to compete, there are few instruments that provide the same ingenuity and advantages as the axe. Partners Mark Ferguson, Steve Ferguson, and Barry Worthing of axe restoration company Brant & Cochran are doing their fair share to ensure that axes continue to be used and treasured for generations to come.
Give a gift from the heart this holiday season by hand crafting something unique, something fun, something completely unexpected. We found this “DIY Metal Motorcycle Sculpture” project and thought we’d pass it along for inspiration.