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We’re Alive!

We rocked out a couple Saturdays ago at the A2 Mini Maker Faire. All told, AHA had a hand in three semi-distinct exhibits. Our own booth featured Shaun‘s brilliant drawing robot, which he demonstrated to passersby. You feed it x and y … Continue reading

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Art Show wrap-up!

I was pleasantly amazed at the success of our event at Vault of Midnight. The food and music were great, the venue was sweet, the room was packed, and we took in about $260 ($160 after splitting) at the door, … Continue reading

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Art Show this Saturday, March 26!

Pillows by Nicole Sobolak In case you haven’t heard, the makers and friends of All Hands Active have brought together a massive offering of projects for exhibition! Come join us at Vault of Midnight, in the basement at 219 South … Continue reading

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Sunday Morning Arduino Time

All Hands Active opens early every Sunday at 10:00am to help people work, play, and learn more about the Arduino Microcontroller (and others). Don’t know what an Arduino is? Arduino is an open-source electronics prototyping platform based on flexible, easy-to-use … Continue reading

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lasers that cut @ A2MechShop

A2MechShop graciously hosted AHA again, where about 15 members showed up to use and learn about their CNC laser cutter and PCB milling machine. Here is a picture of a breakout board we made using the PCB mill for which … Continue reading

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So you want to be a Vim Ninja? [class]

Well AHA, I know how much you like to edit text. I get 40 or so emails a day from your smiling finger-faces in my email box, and I see Textmate and jEdit and Notepad++ open on your happy terminals when I come upon your fantastic visages in person. Continue reading

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LASERWERKS

We had two awesome events recently: on Friday, we took a field trip to A2 Mech Shop to learn to use their laser cutter. Then a bunch of us headed out to Xander’s (and Pokey’s) for Hack-a-Chef II on Saturday … Continue reading

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DUCF: Flawless Victory!

Sometimes, all it takes is one member. Major Majors pulled it all together, virtually singlehanded: borrowing materials for 5 soldering stations from Dale Grover, buying a couple hundred Maker Shed 2010 badges, and recruiting volunteers to staff the booth. Props … Continue reading

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Come see AHA at DUCF 5!

Members of All Hands Active will be at the 5th annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair to teach soldering and show off a few of our projects. Come visit us! The Detroit Urban Craft Fair takes place Dec. 4 from 10am-7pm … Continue reading

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Lab Coat Embroidering Session!

* Images of Men AND Women Embroidering * Thanks to Nate Dotz & Freedom-Cherokee, AHA acquired some excellent Lab Coats a week ago! Alas, in our new official capacity of Lab Coat Wearing Awesome Persons, we were still generic “Awesome Person”, … Continue reading

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