Oakland Open Lab 12/15/13

Happy Holidays! Celebrate our final Open Lab of 2013 will all kinds of projects, merry and bright!

2-5pm at the Curiosity Hacked Oakland Lab (6036 Telegraph Ave, Oakland)


Featured Projects:


Fiber Optic Tree Toppers

Use fiber optics to make a dazzling tree topper or mantle display! (material fees $10)

DIY Cookie Cutters

Metal bending at its yummiest. We will used pliable aluminum to create custom festive cookie cutters. Feel free to bring pictures of your favorite holiday or character designs, from Frosty to ninjas! (Material fee: $5 )

Blowing Ships

Blowing ships are a tradition in our family, we make them every year. Originating in Germany, little candles made from wax and walnut shells (the ships) are used to play a game of skill. One has to blow the ship from one end of a water basin to the other without blowing out the flame. We will be making the ships from scratch and then playing the game together! make some to take home for your family or give as gifts! (Material Fee: $5 for two sets of three ships)

Laser Cut Luminaries and Ornaments