SNOCO MAKERS

Meetups

All events including FREE events are scheduled and managed on our http://www.meetup.com/SnoCo-Makers/ website.  This page is only for workshops and events that have cost. 


Options for Paying For Workshops

Want to pay at the workshop at the event? We prefer you pay for the event online for ease of paperwork but if you select "Invoice Me" towards the end of your registration you can pay at the event. 

Upcoming events

    • 01/28/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • 2615 W Casino Rd. Suite 2H Everett, WA
    • 4
    Register
    In this introduction we will go over:
    What is Arduino
    What can we do with it
    How to connect to it
    How to wire and control and LED
    How to read a button
    How to control a servo motor
    How to read analog voltage from a Pot (potentiometer)

    Please bring your laptop.
    The program to interface to your Arduino UNO is at Arduino.cc - then go to the download tab. If you have problems or issues getting the program on your machine,, just come a little early and we'll get you setup!!

    If you have an Arduino,, bring it. If not, I will have some available for $15 each while supplies last. If you just want to borrow one for the class just to check it out,, I have some extras.
    • 01/28/2018
    • 4:30 PM - 6:30 PM
    • 2615 W Casino Rd. Suite 2H Everett, WA
    • 6
    Register
    Pre reqs - Basic Arduino knowledge / usage.
    Please bring your laptop and Arduino - I do have extras of both.

    NeoPixels:
    Types / form factors of NeoPixels (WS2812B/S / WS2811)
    getting your Arduino to talk to the Neopixels.
    Basic functions
    RGB mixing
    Basic commands
    How to solder to them
    How to mount them
    Coding strategies
    take a strip home to play with!!

    If you bring a cosplay you want to light up,, I will give you an extra strip for free.
    • 01/28/2018
    • 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 2615 W Casino Rd. Suite 1B Everett, WA
    • 6
    Register
    This workshop is for using the Full Spectrum CO2 laser.
    It will cover:
    - Laser safety
    - What can and can't be cut in the CO2 laser
    - How to set up the laser
    - How to bring cut files in to the laser
    - How to bring DXF files in to the laser
    - Where to get wood and plastic for lasering

    18+years old only.
    • 02/03/2018
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • SnoCo Makerspace 2H 2615 W Casino Road Unit 2H · Everett, WA
    • 3
    Register

    Your a wizard Harry! Now you just need to make a wand. We will be learning the very basics of using a lathe to turn wands. No experience with woodworking needed.

    We will cover:

    Safety

    Preparing wood

    Shaping (we will be using carbide tools as they are easier for the new turner)

    Finishing

    We will not be covering casting any spells with your wand.

    Workshop Host: Richard Johnson

    Max Class Size: 4

    Members: $40

    Non-Members: $60



    • 02/03/2018
    • 1:30 PM - 3:00 PM
    • SnoCo Makerspace 1B
    • 8
    Register

    Take & Make SMD Soldering

    • 02/03/2018
    • 2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • SnoCo Makerspace 2H 2615 W Casino Road Unit 2H · Everett, WA
    • 2
    Register

    • What we'll do

    We will be learning how to turn wood or acrylic pens on the lathe. I'll have a few different styles and woods.

    We will cover:

    Safety

    Preparing blanks

    Shaping (we will be using carbide tools as they are easier for the new turner)

    Finishing

    Assembly

    Workshop Host: Richard Johnson

    Max Class Size: 3

    Members: $45

    Non-Members: $65

    If there is time and you want to make additional pens, I'll have some extra kits for purchase. From $10 to $30


    • 02/10/2018
    • 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
    • SnoCo Makerspace 2H
    • 6
    Register
    What we'll do:
    We will be learning the basics of using a lathe to turn tops and small bowls. No experience with woodworking needed. Each participant will make at least one top during the class depending on time. The wood will be provided.

    We will cover:
    Safety
    Chuck and spindle mounting of wood
    Tool types for spindle and bowl turning
    ABC’s of tool presentation to wood
    How to turn a top &/or how to turn a small bowl

    Time permitting we will present tool sharpening

    Workshop Host: Brad Thompson
    Max Class Size: 3
    Members: $45
    Non-Members: $65



    • 02/17/2018
    • 1:00 PM - 2:30 PM
    • SnoCo Makerspace
    • 5
    Register

    In this class we will learn:
    - Laser safety
    - How laser cutting works
    - What this specific laser is capable of cutting and engraving
    - Resources for materials
    - How to use Retina Engrave (free download from FSLaser.com if you're interested)
    - How to import files from other software.

    We will make some basic items but I'd be open to a request if it was small and easy.

    Workshop Host: Chas Ihler

    Max class size: 5

    Non-Members: $35

    Members: $20

    All materials included, you do not need a computer or any loaded software to attend.



Past events

01/18/2018 Intro to Sewing Make & Take
01/06/2018 Lathe Basics - Magic Wands!
01/06/2018 Intro to Fusion 360: Parametric Design and Modeling
12/30/2017 Intro to robotics - basic motor control
12/29/2017 Arduino 201 - focus on coding
12/28/2017 Intro to Inkscape for industrial use (lasering)
12/28/2017 Laser Cutting 101: Basics of using a CO2 laser
12/27/2017 Introduction to TIG Welding
12/27/2017 Intro to mold making (resins workshop)
12/10/2017 3D Printing 101
12/03/2017 Intro to Fusion 360: Parametric Design and Modeling
12/03/2017 Vinyl Cutter 101
11/29/2017 Fusion 360 - Solid modeling
11/28/2017 Fusion 360 - Sketch tool (Basics class)
10/28/2017 Introduction to Eagle CAD
10/28/2017 Intro to NeoPixels (Addressable LEDs)
10/28/2017 Arduino 101
10/21/2017 Let's build a laser engraver CNC again!!
10/14/2017 Introduction to Welding
10/11/2017 Laser Cutting 101: Basics of using a CO2 laser
10/07/2017 Let's Build: laser engraver CNC again!!
10/07/2017 Battery power for your projects
10/06/2017 Fusion 360 - Sketch tool (Basics class)
10/02/2017 Arduino 101
09/24/2017 Intro to ATTiny84/85 (making your project smaller / wearable)
09/24/2017 Intro to NeoPixels (Addressable LEDs)
09/24/2017 Arduino 101
09/23/2017 Laser Cutting 101: Basics of using a CO2 laser
09/23/2017 Laser Cutting 101: Basics of using a CO2 laser
09/09/2017 SMD Soldering
08/26/2017 Fusion 360 - Sketch Basics
08/23/2017 3D Printing 101
08/13/2017 Introduction to Cutting, Sanding and Grinding in the Metal Shop
08/05/2017 Let's Build: laser engraver CNC
07/29/2017 Fusion 360 - License plate frame design workshop (Sketch intro)
07/29/2017 Workshop: Make a hardwood cutting board
07/15/2017 Workshop: LED Dice
07/01/2017 Intro to NeoPixels (Addressable LEDs)
07/01/2017 Intro to Arduino (Arduino UNO Microcontroller)
06/24/2017 Introduction to Welding
06/21/2017 Laser Cutting 101: Basics of using a CO2 laser
06/11/2017 Intro to Fusion 360: Design for Lasercutting and 3D Printing
06/10/2017 Easily Build "Teach and Keep" 3D Printer Course
06/10/2017 PCB Design
06/10/2017 Life Sciences Workshop - Microscopes
06/07/2017 Laser Cutting 101: Basics of using a CO2 laser
05/31/2017 CNC laser engraver - we have a new tool!!
05/27/2017 CNC laser engraver - we have a new tool!!
05/27/2017 CNC laser engraver - we have a new tool!!
05/24/2017 Git version control
05/21/2017 Introduction to Welding
05/12/2017 Introduction to Welding
05/06/2017 Bicycle workshop - basics
05/06/2017 Level 2 Arduino - LCDs!!
04/22/2017 Hardware Programmer's first tool: The Logics Analyzer
04/22/2017 Introduction to Python on Raspberry Pi
04/22/2017 Intro to NeoPixels using FastLED Library
04/22/2017 Level 1 Arduino: Practical applications - Basic Hydroponics
04/22/2017 Level 1 Arduino: Practical applications - Light
04/22/2017 Level 1 Arduino: Practical applications - temperature
04/19/2017 Introduction to Welding
04/15/2017 3D Printing 201: Dual Extrusion Design and Setup
04/15/2017 Introduction to Welding
04/14/2017 Introduction to Welding
04/12/2017 2D Design with Inkscape
04/08/2017 Intro to Fusion 360: Design for Lasercutting and 3D Printing
04/05/2017 Finish IT! - Finishing Techniques for 3D Printed Parts
04/05/2017 Digitize IT! - 3D Scanning Workshop
03/28/2017 3D Design & Mods with Meshmixer
03/27/2017 3D Printing 201: Dual Extrusion Design and Setup
03/27/2017 Learn how to use the laser cutter
03/21/2017 3D Printing 101: How to setup 3D prints
03/21/2017 Laser Cutting 101: The Basics
03/18/2017 Workshop - Light Saber/Laser Sword/Glow Rapier/Glare Scimitar
03/18/2017 Introduction to Python on Raspberry Pi
03/11/2017 How To Install Car Stereos
02/25/2017 Introduction to SMD Soldering
02/19/2017 Intro to Fusion 360: Design for Lasercutting and 3D Printing
02/12/2017 Finish IT! - Finishing Techniques for 3D Printed Parts
02/12/2017 Digitize IT! - 3D Scanning Workshop
02/11/2017 Learn to solder!!
02/08/2017 Setting up your first 3D Print
01/27/2017 Introduction to 3D CAD with Onshape
01/21/2017 Finish IT! - Finishing Techniques for 3D Printed Parts
01/21/2017 Digitize IT! - 3D Scanning Workshop
01/15/2017 3D Design / Mods with Meshmixer
01/14/2017 Acrylic Workshop
01/14/2017 Laser Cutter 101: Make Things with Laser Beams!
01/11/2017 Introduction to 3D CAD with Onshape
01/07/2017 Fritzing - free circuit design software
12/29/2016 Hands on Welding

SnoCo Makers organization is a non-profit 501(c)(3) corporation.

EIN: 47-3499005

Email Us
info at snocomakers.com

Address:
2615 W Casino Rd Unit 1B,
Everett, WA 98201

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