News with Tag: tinker

jewelry making
Makers Lab

Jewelry Making Pop-up

Everyone who attended the Jewelry Pop-up on Aug. 30th had a great time! Although none of the attendees had any previous jewelry making experience, they went home with earrings of their

3D Printed Thermotaxis Platform
Makers Lab

3D Printed Thermotaxis Platform

Kirby Leo, summer volunteer in Dr. Noelle L’Etoile’s research lab in the Dept. of Cell & Tissue Biology, 3D printed a Thermotaxis Platform she had designed using Blender. <figure> <img width=”403″

some makers tools
Makers Lab

We’re excited….

To all you Makers out there. We had our final planning meeting before we open the UCSF Library Makers Lab at 2 PM on April 4, 2016. We are nervous

circuit board
Makers Lab

We’re changing hours beginning on April 25, 2016

In our “always on” attempts to engage makers, and would-be makers of the UCSF community we are changing our hours! Our current hours of 2-6 PM Monday, Wednesday and Friday will

new sign for MakersLab
Makers Lab

Creating a 3D Printed sign for the Makers Lab

We wanted to create our own sign for the Makers Lab rather than have it commercially made. The newly installed sign (pictured) was  printed entirely in the lab using our

Prosthetic Hand
Makers Lab

Printing Prosthetic Hands to Support a Worthy Cause

Ever since 3D printers were made available in the Library, I’ve wanted to join eNABLE, a volunteer organization, and help support their efforts to make prosthetic hands for those in need.   I

test tube container
Makers Lab

Prototyping for Ophthalmology Research

Have you ever wished that you had the perfect tool for your research needs? Well, you are not alone. Now you can create your own lab accessories right here in our

Kristian Ongoco
Makers Lab

You can customize your events swag!

Are you organizing an upcoming event?  Want to identify your team or make promo items for attendees? Try our button maker! Kristian Ongoco from Community Relations made buttons for this weekend’s

Stylus
Makers Lab

Specialty 3D Printing Filaments

Your 3D printed objects do not have to be limited to using ABS (LEGO plastic) or PLA (corn starch based) filaments. We also have specialty filaments available in bronze, stainless steel,

The Noisebridge lab
Makers Lab

UCSF Makers Lab Visits Noisebridge

UCSF Library makers went on a field trip to the Noisebridge makerspace last week, and to say we had a good time is an understatement! What is Noisebridge? It is

book binding
Makers Lab

Our First Book Binding Pop-up

What can be more apropos than a book binding pop-up in our Library.  Registration was filled to capacity shortly after we announced the date. We saw many beautiful book cover designs