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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Another successful event! Thank you everyone who helped or attended the 2013 Atlanta Mini Maker Faire!

Sunday, October 6, 2013

It's about time for Atlanta Mini Maker Faire 2013 (10/26). LearnToSolder.org and Freeside Atlanta are once again hosting a free Learn to Solder tent. Last year's tent was a huge success, teaching around 100 kids (aged 4 to 80) how to solder together a basic electronic kit. This year, we hope to double that number, but we need help!

We've got all the supplies, irons, solder, project kits, helping hands, band aids and burn gel. What we need are volunteers to supervise and mentor the kids in constructing the kits. These kits are simple, and designed for first timers, but gives them something they can be proud of and show off. You're there to help troubleshoot (solder bridges, cold joints), teach (show them how to do the first joint), and supervise (make sure they know which end of the iron is the hot one), etc.

Sign up for a shift (as many as you want!) today!
https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0Ah20TrVBysxUdGVKSHd5a0VDV183UEJWamhSX1ZVNlE&usp=sharing

Information about the AMMF: http://makerfaireatl.com/

This years Learn to Solder kit: http://www.makershed.com/Learn_to_Solder_Skill_Badge_Kit_p/mkls01.htm

Sunday, October 7, 2012

AMMF success








We had a great day at Atlanta Mini Maker Faire. I need to do a count on the remaining kits to see how many we went through, but we were packed all day. Kids of all ages sat down with us for 15 minutes to a half hour and learned how to solder. Unfortunately the vacuum form robot bodies took a while to get started and we weren't able to keep up with the demand. We'll have that sorted out better next time. A huge thanks to everyone who helped make this a success, especially the volunteers who manned soldering irons yesterday. Couldn't have done it without you all!

Friday, October 5, 2012

See everyone tomorrow! Drop by and say hello, make some solder smoke, and make some LEDs blink!

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Vote for Robots!

Understandably the sign companies are real busy right now. Something about a big election. On came through on a fast small order though.
Look for this sign and join us at Atlanta Mini Maker Faire this weekend!


Wednesday, September 26, 2012

Kit assembly line

Members of the Atlanta Hobby Robot Club and Freeside help stamp, color code, and package up Learn to Solder kits!