Avondale Labs Planning a Summer of Electronics

On Tuesday, April 8th, 2014 Gangplank Avondale’s makers gathered to brainstorm how to amp up the Avondale Labs Initiative. After a burst of ideas, we narrowed it to a “Summer of Electronics”. We are meeting again next Tuesday the 15th at 7pm to further plan this electrifying summer.

For those interested in seeing the crazy list of future ideas the group came up with, here they are:

Set up a soldering station
Meet once a month on a Saturday (maybe a youth event once a month)
Paper electronics for kids
Install fest – help those with less tech knowledge install Linux
Reach out to local neighborhood
Tear down day
Etsy Craft Party
Pinterest Party
Quad Copter night (or break that up into multiple projects and advertise each separately)
Metal work class
Amateur Radio
Furniture refinishing
HAM site
Big group projects
Simon says arduino
Movie projector – Theater night
Metal milling
Cold Metal forming
metal working
Tig Welding
Jewelry Making
Brewing/distilling apparatus
Concrete work (shaping)
Glass work
DIY Astronomy (homebuilt telescopes)
Tesla coil
Arduino/ Raspberry pi/ single board computers
Home automation
Jacobs Ladder
Nixie Tube
Vacuum tube amp
Aerial Photography
Technology as art
3D Printing
3d Printer mentoring
Textiles (sewing, embroidery)
car computer
Learn to code (coding classes)
Rasberry Pi car ecc
Yoga class
Going from prototype to production
CAD Meetup
Painting class
Life Drawing
Screen printing
Info dispersion
Secure communication
Traditional casting methods
Mento fountains
outreach event
community building events
inventors club
laser cutter/ engraver
Make a thon

4 thoughts on “Avondale Labs Planning a Summer of Electronics

  1. Here’s another suggestion to put on your “crazy list” that I would be interested in hosting. Intro to Olympic style fencing. There are a few Fencing clubs in the valley, just none in the southwest yet.

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