[Noisebridge-discuss] Tech Shop Living Social Deal
alex.glowaski at gmail.com
Thu Mar 22 01:20:15 UTC 2012
I've used both kinds, but could use a refresher! The thing is, you have to
take the class to use the machine. Which makes sense, but I wish the course
weren't so expensive. I assume it pays for upkeep of the machine, though.
I've been pondering the difference between the two organizations, and I
like both a lot -- they serve different but complementary functions. We'll
see how this goes :)
On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 5:52 PM, Martin Bogomolni <martinbogo at gmail.com>wrote:
> $60 for a laser class... -sigh-
> I can teach you how to use the laser cutter at NB for free.... (and I
> used to teach the one at TechShop).
> On Wed, Mar 21, 2012 at 1:55 PM, Alexandra Glowaski
> <alex.glowaski at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Curses! Wish I'd seen this earlier!
> > I just signed up for a membership, and it's well worth it. I encourage
> > guys to take advantage of this. I'm looking at a $60 class fee for laser
> > cutting, which I could've avoided! Curses!
> > - merlin
> > On Sun, Feb 26, 2012 at 12:58 PM, David Rorex <drorex at gmail.com> wrote:
> >> For people who want to know the deal without having to sign up for a
> >> mailing list:
> >> TechShop
> >> One-Month Membership and Either Two JumpStart Classes or One Choice
> >> $95
> >> If you live in the Bay -- home to Maker Faire and a surprising number of
> >> friends who brew their own kombucha -- DIY is in your DNA. And today's
> >> from TechShop is a natural selection for a city that loves to make
> >> For $95, you'll get a one-month membership and either two JumpStart
> >> or one Choice class. Whether you want to make and sell eco-friendly
> >> build a record-spinning robot, or construct a 30-foot-tall Burning Man
> >> installation, this open-access workshop (with locations in SoMa, Menlo
> >> and San Jose) has everything you need to go from ideation to creation:
> >> milling machines, drill presses, laser cutters, sewing machines, and
> >> more. TechShop classes -- which range from Basic Sewing to Advanced
> >> Lathe to How to File Your Patent -- will teach you the skills you need
> >> get through every step of a do-it-yourself project. Grab today's deal
> >> nurture that crafty nature of yours.
> >> Class list: http://www.techshop.ws/class_types.html
> >> On Sat, Feb 25, 2012 at 12:43 PM, Glen Jarvis <glen at glenjarvis.com>
> >>> For those into TechShop, I just saw a great deal to get a membership
> >>> much cheaper than normal:
> >>> FYI
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> >>> matter least.
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