Better question: what would you like it to do?
We’re collecting answers from everyone in and around Wichita to find out what YOUR dream makerspace looks like.
I spent some time trying to make this survey fun… or at least a little less boring than your average survey. If you have a couple minutes, fill [...]
We’ve been so busy at MakeICT, it looks like we missed last month’s update. Oops? Let’s bring you up to speed
Old stuff first: We sponsored a booth with activities at Riverfest in the Cox Kid’s Corner. Barb and James S. put in a lot of work organizing everything, so be sure to tell [...]
We needed a lit sign for our side door, so a few of our members came up with this:
Pretty cool, eh? It took us a [...]
Startup Wichita and devICT have been an important part of the Wichita community, and they’d like to form a partnership with MakeICT. We’re holding a special meeting to open the discussion about what this relationship will look like, examine the mutual benefits, and ask/answer any questions. A vote for approval will be held some time [...]
How generous? 5 Dremel rotary tools, 3 Multi-Max oscillating tools, and 15 accessory kits. That’s over $1,100 in tools and accessories. Nice. We used these for a workshop over the weekend, and now all of the [...]
We have big news to share today! Here’s the press release we sent out!
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
MakeICT receives 501c3 status and first grant
WICHITA, KAN. – The MakeICT Board of Directors is excited to announce that they have been formally granted 501c3 nonprofit status. In addition, MakeICT has been granted funds [...]
This week’s Bus Thursday(tm) was a big success for our electric microbus. We decided our first priority is to get it inspected so we can register and insure it. To that end, we got the horn, turn signals, and wipers all working. All on a Thursday eve. We’re that good.
We are not violent people, [...]
Thanks to all that joined us at our annual meeting and potluck. Voting has ended for our 2014 board of directors and here is your new board:
President – Dominic Canare
Vice President – John Harrison
Secretary – Mike Doolittle
Treasurer – Jens Torell
Director at Large – Tom McGuire
Today Jere donated four used deep-cycle batteries for our Power Wheels. They all have a few years on them but other than that we don’t know much about their condition, except without load they read about 12V with a meter.
Here’s some information about these. 67 lbs. Yep. And they don’t seem to loose [...]
For our Power Wheels racing team, today the backup motor controller for use with a brushed motor arrived. Actually 3 of them arrived. I opened up and tested one today.
The controller has 4 of these FETs in it with a heat sink which attaches to [...]
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