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 13, 2019

Sand in your keyboard? Make a button box.

Some of our Magic Sandbox games require keyboard manipulation to start the games, I was concerned about sandy fingers getting onto my laptop and into the keyboard. So I decided I needed a way to provide game choices with a separate control for players to use.
July 2, 2018

Empower2Make Launch Party, Nova Labs is Hiring, Capitol Hill Maker Faire Demo

JULY 2018 NEWSLETTER MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT …………………………………………………… Nova Labs hit the road in June with maker demonstrations at the Capitol Hill Maker Faire. Further afield, team leads […]
November 28, 2017

3D Printer Build Group 11 is here!

Build your very own 3D printer at Nova Labs! The 11th 3D Printer Build Group is launching on December 9th, 2pm, at Nova Labs. On that […]
November 16, 2017

Fun with Appliqué and Embroidery – multi-tool projects at Nova Labs

Ed note: This article was provided by Jeff Chanesman, a Nova Labs key member and steward in the woodshop, laser lab, and instructor for our CNC embroidery […]
August 9, 2017

Reston Museum’s Cardboard Regatta sets sail Saturday!

Weigh anchor for the 1st Reston Museum Cardboard Regatta! Preparations for the Reston Museum’s 1st Cardboard Regatta are wrapping up at Nova Labs. Two boats have […]
July 29, 2017

Reston Museum Cardboard Boat Regatta – 8/12/2017

Summer fun for makers – cardboard boat race in Reston! Nova Labs and Maker Faire NoVa will sponsor and staff a boat repair clinic & dry dock at Reston Museum’s […]
March 27, 2017

Marvo the Magnificent

Ed. Note: Blog post contributed by [Nick Carter], Maker, retired electrical engineer, who is active in the Robotics Meetup, DIYBio Meetup, Artificial Intelligence Meetup, and pitches […]
December 13, 2016

DIYBio: Control a shark with your mind

Ed. Note: Blog post contributed by [Nick Carter], Maker, retired electrical engineer, who is active in the Robotics Meetup, DIYBio Meetup, Artificial Intelligence Meetup, and pitches […]