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The Practical Hacker

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March 14 — Metallurgy and identification this will be demonstrations of practical ways to identify various metals being re-purposed into new projects. We will look at both chemical and flame testing techniques. The program has evolved into a Hacker’s Cafe more »

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Maketopolis – Tucson’s First Maker’s Fair

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Tucson’s first Maker’s Fair for builders, crafters, and makers. An all day event from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm using space at the Steinfeld Building, Xerocraft, the Franklin Docks Parking Lot, and the Maker House. More info at Maketopolis.Org We more »

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Volunteer Tasks Now Online

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Looking for something to do down at Xerocraft? Interested in helping out? Do you want a project to help Xerocraft move forward? Or, do you have a task at Xerocraft you need help with? We are a volunteer run and more »

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Xerocraft is going to the Downtown Parade of Lights

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We have an entry in the Tucson Parade of Lights for December 21st and need volunteers to come down, help make illuminated stars and paper lanterns for the float and decorate the float. They will also be needing people to more »

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Workshops, Workshops, Workshops!

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With all of our new space we are laying out a regular schedule of recurring, monthly workshops. These include “The Basics of 3-D Printing”, “The Use and Capabilities of the new Laser Cutter”, “Welding for Beginners”, “Machine Shop Lathe Operations”, more »

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Xerocraft Is Open For Business Again!

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  WOW! The Grand Re-Opening was fantastic!  The new space at the Steinfeld is now open and is looking great.  We have received our certificate of occupancy, and are now restarting our regular Open Hacks and classes.  We have several more »

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Saturday April 20 – Welding Workshop

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Once again we will be holding a welding workshop to teach the basics of welding. We will be using various electric ARC welders. We have a large number of steel grates that need to be cut to length and re-welded more »

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