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Making a Shelf from Rough Cut Lumber at Kzoo Makers

How to take a rough cut piece of lumber and turn it into a finished piece of lumber by dimensionalizing one piece of hardwood. The finished piece can be used for a sign blank or shelving. This activity involves the … Continue reading

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Bending Steamed Wood at Kzoo Makers

Have you ever wondered how the pieces of wood for the backs of chairs are bent? Don Batts demonstrates how he bends steamed wood with the help of other Kzoo Makers. kzoomakers.org

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Maker Faire Season

It’s Maker Faire season, but what, exactly, does that mean? Are you scratching your head and asking, “What is a maker faire?” A maker faire is marketed as “The greatest show and tell on Earth.” I like to think of … Continue reading

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Adventures in 3D Printing

“Be patient, you will make a ton of mistakes and that is how you learn,” according to Jason Preuss, who is referring to 3D printing. Preuss is a part of the membership at Kzoo Makers, and also a 3D area … Continue reading

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Hearts and Crafts Show ‘n Tell

Holidays can be a fun theme to use for projects. Back in February 2017, Kzoo Makers found several ways to put that idea into action with 3D printing, laser cutting, and polymer clay. For starters, Jason in the 3D printing … Continue reading

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