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Summer fun with firefly lamps

This weekend some teens made really cool firefly lamps with an Arduino Gemma, individually addressable NeoPixel LED's, and IR sensor with remote control and mason jars. It was a great learning experience for them where some learned to solder for the first time and others were able to brush up on their solder skills. The remote control allows... Read more →

Makers’ Guild Joins in the National Maker Faire

All of the Connecticut Makerspaces were represented in Washington DC for the National Maker Faire on June 12 and 13, 2015. Mark and Louis headed down to DC to join Bill from the Westport Library and Bill from CT Hackerspace in Watertown, Ct. Makerspaces from across the country were in attendance and we were able to talk to a lot of them... Read more →
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Sumo Robot Competition

A sumo robot competition is an event using robots you build which is a modern adaptation of the tradition Japanese Sumo wrestlers. In the fall Fairfield County Makers Guild will be hosting a Sumo Robot Competition using robots that you build! Over the summer of 2015 we will be meeting once per month to help you start making your Sumo... Read more →

Crafting Comes to FCMG

Come out and get crafting/creating with us! Join us for a monthly craft night at FCMG! Bring something you are working on, something you’ve made, or just bring yourself, your imagination and a willingness to create. We will feature different theme nights where we may paint, draw, sew, collage, stencil, etc. Crafting is about... Read more →