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Glenn "The Kite Workshop Handbook is available on amazon.com. It has detailed plans for building inexpensive workshop kites with a group: https://www.amaz..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "We also found some Tyvek here: http://www.diyhomecenter.com/dupont-tyvek-homewrap-roll-9x150 Tyvek HomeWrap - 9' x 150' - 1 Roll…Shop DuPont Tyve..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Also via our NASA AREN partners: Aircraft spruce! http://www.aircraftspruce.com/catalog/wppages/capstrip.php " | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Via our friends at NASA AREN: spruce sticks -- https://www.aircraftspruce.com/categories/building_materials/bm/menus/wp/spruce.html 1/8" foam cor..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
zengirl2 "I'm liking this a lot. I might want to try these for my experiment as I think snipping copper is hazardous LOL. Also, this could make an interestin..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "I was looking for some pre-cut smaller pieces of copper in standard sizes, in part to avoid the warping that cutting big sheets with shears can cau..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
Bronwen "Ah ha! Let's also have some: Tyvek tape or 3M construction tape Kite line and swivels. Well illustrated andbook including different kinds of kite s..." | Read more » over 4 years ago
warren "Great notes on choosing different copper pipes (apparently there's red copper and blue copper?) by @sara on this post: https://publiclab.org/notes..." | Read more » almost 5 years ago
liz "Heard through @mathew (who was excited): "We made a kit that had a bunch of simple, DIY accessible material parts and that could be taken apart ea..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
mathew "I think @cfastie's point about raw materials being a problem for crafty objects is certainly true. The dividing line is fuzzy between repurposing ..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
cfastie "I agree with jwms that the two go together, and I don't quite understand the distinction between the two. Found objects rarely fit the need perfect..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
liz "Great to hear @jwms ! @Btbonval , thanks for these great points. " | Read more » over 7 years ago
jwms "Markdown I think that found object and crafty go together, or occupy much of the same space. If you can do one, the other is required to some exte..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
btbonval "Hrm, I'm not sure if there is a "best" for community engagement as a general subject. I think improvization might be key to the question of engage..." | Read more » over 7 years ago
warren "Will check the glue dots. I asked for HDPE and all other options, this is all they sent in black... we can circle back but I think he probably grab..." | Read more » over 9 years ago
mathew "cool. how about glue-- will the glue dots work on all the types? " | Read more » over 9 years ago