January 26, 2021

A belated secret Santa gift for a Texans fan

Editor's note - Nova Labs member Scott Smith created this mixed-media gift as a secret Santa present. He was kind enough to share photos and some […]
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 […]
July 5, 2017

July 2017 Newsletter

MESSAGE FROM THE PRESIDENT “Here is the original 3D printed prosthetic hand.” 3D Printer build group lead Paul Chase demonstrated the working prosthetic as we prepared […]
March 8, 2016

Lil Dragon v-tail quadcopter – developed at Nova Labs

Building a 250 quad racer from scratch With 250 quad racing becoming more and more popular and local racing events starting to pop-up, Nova Labs member […]
March 19, 2015

Projects@NL – Pegboard ribbon/dowel holder

Nova Labs member Andrew has a set of IKEA drawers in his basement full of wrapping paper and gift bag type stuff. On the wall above […]
October 24, 2014

Makers Carve Pumpkins with Lasers!

Carving pumpkins with knives is so passé! At Nova Labs, we help makers of all ages achieve a much scarier level of precision.
April 29, 2014

Nova Labs Laser Cutter “Mongo” Undergoes Repair

Our beloved laser cutter (affectionately called Mongo due to its immense size) has been a steady workhorse for completing member projects at Nova Labs. It is […]
March 11, 2014

HARDWARE INNOVATION WEEK: Nova Labs “ProtoBoard” Speeds New Product Development

What do you get when you combine an Arduino, a breadboard, and a standard cpu power supply on one convenient self-contained platform? You get the Nova […]
February 15, 2014

“Non-Computer Guy” Fixes Own Computer

With a title ironic enough to appear in “The Onion”, let me preface this post by saying that I don’t “consider” myself a “computer guy”. Sure, […]