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A Trilling Experience


New member Steve set a goal to make a new flute from Pacific-Northwest-grown bamboo, and recently set out on a hunt for the perfect pipe. Here we see Steve after returning from a successful hunt and testing a first tone on a currently one-holed chi flute.  Work from here includes determining proper position for remaining holes […]

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There’s a new [robotic] sheriff in town…


Jigsaw’s own Tim Clemans hosted the King County Sheriff’s Office last night to demonstrate robots used by the Bomb Squad and SWAT teams.  Wow, what a great demonstration and crowd on hand for the festivities. The main robot on display here is made by iRobot, of Roomba fame.  The model seen here was used extensively in Iraq […]

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Mask Making, Anyone?


Jigsaw desk member Tamara Clammer is a professional mask maker and runs Face Odd Masks.  She also hosts the Seattle Leatherworking Meetup seen here in Jigsaw’s classroom:

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Shipping and Hacking


Two exciting milestones are coming to fruition for Jigsaw members. Firstly, Zombie Orpheus Entertainment, is preparing for a major event this Saturday. Check out the goings on: And here we have team Elcano lead Tyler showing off his new Mega Shield DB board. Prototyping the board via Eagle has completed, and he’s currently looking for […]

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A Hive of Activity


Jigsaw Renaissance is an incubator of learning and innovation!  Just feast your eyes on tonight’s happenings in the apiary: First up, knower and teacher of all things computer science is Pat Tressel.  Here, she’s schoolin’ Meredith and Budi in finite state machines using MIT’s Scratch as a learning tool! Here we have Ed and Mike with a satisfying mixture […]

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Tuesday Night is Project Night!


Interesting projects happening tonight at Jigsaw. First up, Charlie conquers Android and reveals that he is actually a model T-0001 shapeshifter.  The app he’s working on tonight will allow him to contact Skynet for further instructions: And Scott’s 3D printing juggernaut knows no bounds: Stop by Jigsaw most evenings, and talk with Scott if you’re interested building […]

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3D Printer Hacking


3D printing is hot at Jigsaw! Scott and Rick worked late into the evening today on several printer projects.

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A Happening Friday at Jigsaw


Lots of folks clocking hours with smiles-a-plenty at the Jigsaw today.  We’re lucky to have such vibrant a member community… First up, long time member Doug hackin’ root on his Ububtu box: Here we have Zombie Orpheus Entertainment’s Rakesh bringing to bear his Adobe Premier skillz: Next, our favorite robotics experts on Team Elcano show us […]

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