November 29, 2020

COVID policy update for Nova Labs

Even prior to the long Thanksgiving weekend, cases of COVID-19 have been on the rise across the United States. And while Virginia Governor Ralph Northam issued […]
November 20, 2020
A screenshot of the Nova Labs events page/portal.

Events Portal – FAQ

In November of 2020, Meetup announced a change that prevented Nova Labs from collecting payments for events. This accelerated our plans to switch to a more […]
December 1, 2020
Facehugger mask on the maker

Facehugger Mask

Facehugger Mask By Patrick Marstall The Nova Lab’s Slack channel is a wonderful source for good information on what’s going on, how members can volunteer, or […]
December 1, 2020
Nearometer project

How Well Can You Judge 6 Feet?

How Well Can You Judge 6 Feet? By Nick Carter COVID19….. SOCIAL DISTANCING….. HOW WILL NOVA LABS OPEN SAFELY? This was on everyone’s minds in June, […]
November 30, 2020
Takacs glider bench finished on the porch

Glider Bench

Glider Bench by CJ Takacs Editors note: This project was completed at CJ’s home workshop. Pressure treated wood is not allowed on Nova Labs equipment. “Honey, […]
November 7, 2020
Teacing a clsss (before Covid19!)

New Member and Events System for Nova Labs

Wild Apricot coming soon for Nova Labs events. If you have ever attended an event at Nova Labs you needed to pay for, including GO! (Green […]
September 30, 2020

Announcement from the new President of Nova Labs

To my Nova Labs Family, We have had and will continue to have leadership changes at Nova Labs. I wanted to use this opportunity to share […]
August 15, 2020
Nova Labs MakerSchool logo

Nova Labs MakerSchool – coming soon

With the disruption to K-12 education continuing into the new school year due to COVID-19, some parents are choosing to start homeschooling their children. Nova Labs […]
July 8, 2020
Nova Labs members volunteering their time to clean up parts of the metalshop as part of renovations at Nova Labs.

July 2020 Newsletter

Renovating and reopening… As we start the second half of a difficult 2020, Nova Labs members have been busy renovating our current home at 1916 Isaac […]