EBMMF 2018 – Bats! Bats! Bats!

it’s Way Back Wednesday – and waaaay back in October (the 21st, to be exact!), some of our volunteers here at AMT were teaching East Bay Mini Maker Faire-goers how to bend paper to their will to make spooky origami LED bats! Their glowing red eyes struck fear and ‘awwws’ into the hearts of hundreds. …

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Dollars Against Dust

Exciting news in the AMT Workshop! We are embarking on a plan to improve the air quality in the AMT workshops. We estimate that we should see a 35% improvement in air quality in the shop. That is a lot of good considering that the AMT workshops serve over 400 people a year. The plan is …

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AMT’s Adventures at Maker Faire 2018

The Art Printing Photobooth aka The Edgy Printacular At the Bay Area Maker Faire 2018, a team of Ace Monster Toys members created a photobooth where participants could take selfies which were then transformed into line art versions and printed, all initiated by pressing one ‘too-big-to-believe’ red button. Back in March, AMT folks began prepping …

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3D printed cabinet handles

My folks just moved here from out-of-state. Naturally a few things got broken in transit, including the cabinet door handles for a simple storage unit. There was nothing appropriate in the right size at the local hardware stores. These have holes 5″ apart, which seems to be larger than average. This is a great example …

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