Category Archives: Events

LASERWERKS

We had two awesome events recently: on Friday, we took a field trip to A2 Mech Shop to learn to use their laser cutter. Then a bunch of us headed out to Xander’s (and Pokey’s) for Hack-a-Chef II on Saturday … Continue reading

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DUCF: Flawless Victory!

Sometimes, all it takes is one member. Major Majors pulled it all together, virtually singlehanded: borrowing materials for 5 soldering stations from Dale Grover, buying a couple hundred Maker Shed 2010 badges, and recruiting volunteers to staff the booth. Props … Continue reading

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Come see AHA at DUCF 5!

Members of All Hands Active will be at the 5th annual Detroit Urban Craft Fair to teach soldering and show off a few of our projects. Come visit us! The Detroit Urban Craft Fair takes place Dec. 4 from 10am-7pm … Continue reading

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Lab Coat Embroidering Session!

* Images of Men AND Women Embroidering * Thanks to Nate Dotz & Freedom-Cherokee, AHA acquired some excellent Lab Coats a week ago! Alas, in our new official capacity of Lab Coat Wearing Awesome Persons, we were still generic “Awesome Person”, … Continue reading

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Undead Investigation Squad

We went on a Zombie Walk in our shiny new lab coats. We investigated some Zombies. Continue reading

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Bright Futures – Putting Hammers into the Hands of Children since 2009!

Twice a week members of All Hands Active run a DIY Program at two schools in Westland, MI. For 5 to 10 weeks we get to work with a group of 10 to 15 frighteningly enthusiastic middle school students. One … Continue reading

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The Importance of Being Pythonic [Programming Class]

I know what you’re wondering: “Why haven’t I attended a python class at All Hands Active recently?” No worries! You can stop feeling guilty and start feeling awesome, because another round of python classes is coming up at AHA. And … Continue reading

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Detroit Maker Faire

Dear loyal readers, I have both good news and bad news to impart upon you.  The good news is that I have recovered my vision entirely with no lasting pathologies.  The bad news relates to why I lost that vision in … Continue reading

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Digitizing Xander – 3D Modeling in Blender

Members of AHA are often holding or facilitating in some sort of free workshop, class, etc. So far we’ve managed to get our hands involved in Welding, Model Rockets, Duct Tape Wallets, Python (Programming, snakes come later), and so much … Continue reading

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Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire Follow-Up 2

More documentation of the Ann Arbor Mini Maker Faire that took place June 5th have emerged via Make Magazine’s blog and Flickr stream, courtesy of Matt Mets of HackPDH. Here Bilal was making flyers for us to hand out, as … Continue reading

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