June 29, 2016

Thermoforming at Nova Labs

About a week ago, maker Eric K. demonstrated plastic thermoforming for an enthusiastic class at Nova Labs. He used the thermoformer he built himself and maintains […]
June 22, 2016

3D Sculpting and Modeling Class at Nova Labs

Imagine being able to sculpt complex, even organic-looking objects in 3D, using just your mouse and a few keyboard commands. Imagine creating characters or concept art […]
June 1, 2016

Biotech for Makers

Ed. note: Nova Labs member and frequent instructor for the STEM4Makers series of classes, Jennyfer Peterson writes: Biotech for Makers We’ve had two Biotech for Makers […]
May 12, 2016

Ham Radio at Nova Labs

Ham Radio at Nova Labs Do you know where the term Ham comes from? It relates to the thespian meaning of ‘a bad actor’. This historic […]
December 9, 2014

Nova Labs Diorama Building Class: Reality in Miniature

Nova Labs hosted a diorama building workshop where kids tried their hand at replicating real and imaginary worlds in miniature. Attendees spanned the range of ages […]
August 22, 2014

Nova Labs Demonstrates Aircraft Construction Techniques With a “Real Aircraft” Project

Nova Labs has launched a group dedicated to building a single engine, 2-seat aircraft, using the same techniques taught in our Metal Shaping and Fastening classes. The aircraft […]
April 24, 2014

Capital One Labs Sponsors Nova Labs’ Arduino Class

VIENNA, VA — Nova Labs’ popular Arduino 101 class traveled to Capital One Labs’ office at 8020 Towers Crescent Dr in Vienna, VA last night. In addition to hosting […]
April 8, 2014

GE Garages Partners with Nova Labs for RaspberryPi and Prototyping Expertise

WASHINGTON — GE Garages, the national program by General Electric that features a traveling Fab Lab, is partnering with Nova Labs to support programming at its Washington, […]
April 2, 2014

Metal Shaping and Fastening Class Debuts at Nova Labs

Never before has class been this “riveting.” On Saturday, March 29th, Samer Najia led the first of many planned metal shaping and fastening classes at Nova […]