26th Apr 2017

Hack613

Welcome to Ottawa’s latest makerspace! This is your chance to learn about 3d printing, CNC, laser machines, Arduino, soldering, electronics and more. A place to collaborate, help each other and advance your...

12th Oct 2016

Ottawa Makerfaire 2016

Make613 was at Makerfaire 2016! It’s maker friendly, family friendly, adult friendly and just plain friendly! Make613 showed lots of projects including assembling a 3D printer throughout the fair. I also brought the Vinyl...

29th Jan 2016

Mystery Challenge Feb15

Mystery challenge is back! It’s not too late to join in! You’re welcome to contact us or come to one of the events below to pick up a package ($5)!...

01st Sep 2014

3D Scanning

With 3D Printing and other CNC fabrication being all the rage, scanning is an area of interest. The local library has acquired some equipment for scanning. I’m sure it works...

03rd May 2014

3D Printing Hype

3D printers have been getting a lot of press and I think journalists have misled the general public. On one hand you have of consumer level machines in the <$2000...

02nd Feb 2014

Software Tool Chains

Since I’ve been making things I’ve started to rely more and more on more modern fabrication/prototyping methods. They include: CAD (Computer Aided Design) CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) CNC Machines, CNC Laser,...

24th Aug 2013

Spool Holder for Wire Winding

This morning I started a batch of Dinky Motor so I will have some for the Ottawa Mini Makerfaire. The kit contains a length of copper wire and I want to...

31st Mar 2013

Designing a Propeller

I’ve been working on some propeller designs for rubber-power model airplanes. This is a fun project and the plan is to use a 3D printer for prototyping. I’m quite excited...

02nd Mar 2013

3D Printer Meetup Success Ottawa

Today’s 3D Print-A-Thon meetup was a total success (Saturday, March 2nd, 2013, 2 Daly Avenue). Around 400 people came to see the 12 or so 3D printers in our small...

28th Jan 2013

Printrbot 3D Printer

I got a Printrbot PLUS today. I think this will help with my 3D printing project to make plastic parts for my model airplane project (among other things). It’s also smaller...

17th Nov 2012

BFB Dual Head 3D Printer

I purchased a BFB Dual Head 3D Printer for the model airplane project. I think it may be able to make parts for ongoing projects too.