Arduino 101 classes – 2014

Arduino 101 classes – 2014

We will be teaching two more Arduino 101 classes this summer.  June 7th and August 2nd.  Both classes will be held at the England Run Library from 2pm-4pm.  There will be a $10 dollar charge to use our Arduino kits, unless you have one of your own or are interested in buying one of ours […]

By April 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Arduino 201 Class

Arduino 201 Class

Frederickswerken’s first Arduino 201 Class will be held today, 1:30PM at the England Run Branch of the Rappahannock Regional Library in meeting room 2. The slides for the course can be found on the Frederickswerken Google Drive here: FredericksWerken Arduino 201 Materials Hard copies of the slides will be handed out before the course. While […]

By April 5, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Open Hardware Day 2014

Open Hardware Day 2014

A few weekends ago I helped out FredLUG at the Salem Church Library by setting up a table to support Open Hardware day.  Here are some photo’s from the day.  Maybe FredLUG could come visit and post in the comments on who everyone is FredLUG’s website is fredlug.info if anyone would like to visit their […]

By March 23, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
FredericksWerken at NovaLabs Maker Faire

FredericksWerken at NovaLabs Maker Faire

On March 16th the FredericksWerken team headed up to Reston VA for a Maker Faire hosted by our friends from NovaLabs. There was a generous portion of 3D printing and flying n-copter apparatus on display and a good representation of the analog side with tables displaying glass working, geographic information systems projects and local sustainable […]

By March 17, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
FLOID

FLOID

I’m mostly setting this up as a test, but figured we would like to display the famous dancing ‘FLOID’ I took this video while I was mentoring the 7th Grade class at Dixon-Smith Middle school in Stafford.  The class was doing a two week long section on robotics and were using the LEGO mindstorm system […]

By March 9, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Business Cards

Business Cards

To support our upcoming activities I ordered some official looking FredericksWerken business cards. I shamelessly copied the design that Scott A. came up with in which he shamelessly copied the logo design I made. I took the time to create my cards as SVG files using Inkscape so they would scale well and not suffer […]

By March 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
Creating Links in Posts (broken)

Creating Links in Posts (broken)

Supposedly you can click the “link” button at the top of the post editor to automatically create links to external pages in your posts. However if you do this and fill in the helpful boxes it inserts code that looks like the following in the editor: <a href=”http://google.com” title=”Google”></a> But it looks like this on […]

By March 6, 2014 0 Comments Read More →
FredericksWerken Inc. Monthly Organizational Meeting Agenda 2013-09

FredericksWerken Inc. Monthly Organizational Meeting Agenda 2013-09

Here is the agenda outline for the monthly meeting; our first official meeting since successfully incorporating. Call to order and introductions Reports – Secretary reads minutes from previous meeting, membership votes on approval – Treasurer gives financial report, membership votes on approval Vice President leads discussion old business - Maker Fair at England Run Library - T-Shirts, who’s got one, […]

RoboNOVA-I

RoboNOVA-I

RoboNOVA-I fully built, though built wrong I come to find out later thanks to Russ’s help!  We spent a few hours Sunday(6ish?) playing around with her (she still needs a name, any suggestions?)  All of these pictures were taken at my house in the “robotlab,” decent space for one or two people, not much room […]

Frost Fest Hamfest

Frost Fest Hamfest

I’ve signed up for a table at the Frost Fest 2014 hamfest on Saturday Feb 1st. My plan is to convert some of the stuff I have into cash and spread the word about FredericksWerken by handing out flyers and bookmarks and selling whatever FWKN swag we can come up with; T-Shirts, stickers, patches, pens, […]