Category Archives: kwartzlab

Quadcopter talk by Kareem Shehata of Aeryon Labs

So… now I know what I want for Christmas.  Had a chance to drop by the old stomping grounds of kwartzlab for their Tuesday Open Night.  James Bastow, the maker’s maker and a director of the lab, invited Kareem Shehata … Continue reading

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kwartzlab rocks Hacky Halloween!

On Saturday, Waterloo Region’s super-duper makerspace, kwartzlab, set up shop at THEMUSEUM to engage the community in an awesome event that involved building electronic candles and carving cool pumpkins.  Dubbed “Hacky Halloween”, this KW Awesome Foundation-funded event really highlighted kwartzlab’s … Continue reading

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Karl Williams–The Machine Art Exhibit opens

My good friend Karl Williams opened his show at kwartzlab last week.  He’s playing with some interesting ideas around the translation of ideas to digital designs to realization of the work via machines such as his 3-axis CNC mill.  Here’s … Continue reading

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Change of focus…

  Hey kwartzlab makers! I’ve decided to redirect my kwartzlab energy toward my new venture:  Been working on this for about 4 months now, contributing to the make-o-sphere under this new banner and starting to get some traction, which … Continue reading

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Ron Daniels rocked Monetizing the Making–massive thanks!

Massive thanks to Ron Daniels for his talk “The Organic Entrepreneur” at kwartzlab tonight in the Monetizing the Making series (‘cause it went well, so let’s call it a series).  You really went above and beyond for us Ron with … Continue reading

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Monetizing the Making–Mar 1–here’s your speaker, Ron Daniels

(photo: sourced from Only 2 days until a very interesting talk at kwartzlab.  Join us on Tuesday, March 1 for “Monetizing the Making”, a talk by Ron Daniels.  Doors open at 7pm, talk begins at 7:30pm. To pique your … Continue reading

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Monetizing the Making–upcoming kwartzlab talk–March 1

(source photo at right: Ron Daniels, photo mashup & manipulation: DW) Ron Daniels, R/C aircraft designer, MBA, and chemist, gives a talk on his experience with continuous design improvement, outsourcing manufacturing, licensing designs, customer relations, and dealing with the competition. … Continue reading

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Cake imitates art imitates life

So… one brick is like half a normal cake?  Now you tell me!

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Back to THEMUSEUM in greater numbers

Friday night, a dozen or so of us makers from kwartzlab…

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