May 7, 2019
Empower 2 Make sketches

May 2019 Newsletter

Empower2Make was once again a huge success! Five maker teams did a great job designing and building tools with the special needs community over the weekend, […]
April 27, 2019

What IS in that little box above the Front Door??

You may (or may not) have noticed a little box that appeared over the Nova Labs front door around April 1st. This is a first effort […]
April 11, 2019

The Miracle of the Human Body Jig

New Dressforms at Nova Labs! The first costume I ever made was Sailor Moon I was seventeen. I bought a lycra onesie and some acrylic satin […]
April 10, 2019

Polygonia: Symmetrical Pattern Designer

Polygonia: Symmetrical Pattern Designer Provided by David Kaufman I have been working on a project to make it easy to create symmetrical patterns for laser cutting. […]
April 8, 2019

Empower2Make is coming soon

Empower2Make Press E2M is coming up in less than a week! As part of the lead up to this excellent event at Nova Labs, Patrick Thompson […]
April 8, 2019

April 2019 Newsletter

April 2019 Message From the President Empower2Make is in the final countdown. Closing ceremonies are Sunday morning, April 14, with guests Ken Plum, Virginia House of […]
March 28, 2019

Be Sickeningly Good At Something

How To Use Every Tool In A Makerspace: An Introduction to Robot Wings I had an epiphany: I want to be good at something. I want […]
March 25, 2019
Maker Faire NoVa is coming to George Mason University on June 2, 2019

Last call in the “Call for Makers” for Maker Faire NoVa 2019!

Be a maker at Maker Faire NoVa! The 6th Annual Maker Faire NoVa (produced by Nova Labs volunteers!) is Sunday, June 2, 2019 at George Mason […]
March 18, 2019

Late March happenings

What’s Happening in March The “Spring is officially here” edition March 18 INCA: Get free publicity for your invention or product. Speaker Christine Daves was here […]