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The Gift of Creativity (Southeast Seattle Tool Library)


This holiday season, get your special someone the gift of creativity, community and getting things done! Buy a membership to our partner organization, the Southeast Seattle Tool Library and give 365 days of building, planting, fixing, organizing, and improving. A membership costs $50 for the year and entitles the holder to unlimited week long tool […]

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A Year of Books: The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker


Our second book is The Better Angels of Our Nature by Steven Pinker. Here the subject explained by the author: Feel free to discuss it in the comments here, but please keep all conversation relevant to this book.   THIS EVENT IS SPONSORED BY: Amelia R. Gill Memorial Library + Discovery Space Thank you everyone for doing your […]

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A Year of Books


Thank you everyone for doing your best to help out with ARG Space (Amelia R. Gill Memorial Library + Discovery Space) project. GOOD NEWS! The Gill family has pledged seed funding for the design of ARG memorial library project. To celebrate this, I’ll be hosting A Year of Books every other Friday at Jigsaw Renaissance […]

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Our First Free Form Monday


Here at Jigsaw Renaissance, we’re trying out a new membership level: Micro-Desk Community Builder, and our first Free Form Monday. This is our $100 Keyed Member category with the added bonus of a small dedicated workspace, and with the added responsibility of ensuring Jigsaw Renaissance is open for all one evening each week. Tamara, our […]

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Support GWOB (Geeks Without Bound)


Willow Brugh, one of the founder of Jigsaw Renaissance and now the Director of Geeks Without Bounds (GWOB), offers this opportunity for you to contribute to their cause. Some of you might have heard about the GWOB, but some of you may  not. Let me try to explain what I know about them. Put it […]

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2013 Staff Volunteers


First meeting of the 2013 Jigsaw Board of Directors, with several other members participating Please help me welcome your 2013 Staff Volunteers: Benevolent Dictator: Tom McDonald Master of Coins / Treasurer: Michael Park Aspiration Manager / Membership Director: Budi Mulyo Nerds Wrangler / Development Director: Monica Houston Guild Master / Space Manager: Tim Clemans Tools Master / Tools Room Manager: Alan […]

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Teardown Thursday! – Report 2013-01-24


  [SOUND ONLY – SORRY]   This weekly event at Jigsaw Renaissance, hosted by Ned Konz, will examine and learn from the design and construction of the tech items that we use but often never fully understand. You’ll learn about how to quickly reverse-engineer and re-use manufactured objects, paying special attention to understanding systems and […]

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Inward Journey: Discover your internal divine inspiration


(Weekly Meetup – Free, donation requested) This is a free prerequisite class for the “Cinematic Magic Realism Workshop“. Fellow Explorer!! Come and join us on the journey of creation! As an oyster only needs one crystalline grain of sand to create a pearl, an artist only requires an idea or a feeling with which to begin […]

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