Upcoming Events

BrewNewable Fest – 9/16 @ 7 pm-10pm

This celebration of solar and sustainable energy features electric cars, live demonstrations of geothermal and solar energy, and solar wearables from ML256! Tickets will be available for entry to win solar updates for your home! Check out the event page for more information.

Monthly Meeting – 10/19 @ 7:30pm

Next month’s meeting will be on October 19 at 7:30pm. Typical runtime is around 30 minutes. Hope to see you there!

Retro Gaming and Computing Night – 10/21 @ 4pm

It’s time again! RGCN is coming on October 21! All game systems born prior to 2000 are welcome to set up, or just stop by and play. Tournament announcements, this year’s t-shirt, and more super cool announcements will be coming, so keep an eye on your email and the ML256 Facebook page!

Display Table At GigaParts

Tyler Crumpton has been building display tables for a showcase at GigaParts in North Huntsville. This display will feature a handful of projects from ML256 members, including Tyler, as well as information about the shop. Stop by and check it out!

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Upcoming Events

Bikes and Brews: August 10, 7 pm

Come by the shop to learn some basic bicycle maintenance! This free event will get you set up for Saturday’s Bikes and Brews ride.

Monthly Member Meeting: August 17, 7:30 pm

This month’s member meeting will occur at 7:30pm sharp! The meetings are a great way to keep up with shop business, discuss upcoming events, and have your voice heard. Typical run time is 30-45min.

Melt Day 3: August 19, 11 am

Come and melt aluminium and pour it into shapes! We’ll have foam for carving and greensand for casting, so you just need an idea for something to carve. Theres plenty of cans to melt down, so don’t let that stop you. Also if you can’t make it in the morning (Hamfest shout out) we’ll be going into the evening too.

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This month’s featured maker is Tim Heath (crashcart)! Tim has been with us since almost the beginning, way back in 2008! Tim is super into RCGN, and most anything to do with vintage electronics. He is often found in the fab lab soldering, or tinkering with old computers in the workshop. Click through to read more about Tim!

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Upcoming Events

Monthly Member Meeting: June 22, 7:30 pm

This month’s member meeting will occur at 7:30pm sharp! The meetings are a great way to keep up with shop business, discuss upcoming events, and have your voice heard. Typical run time is 30-45min.

Pig Roast: June 24

Pig Roast is coming up fast, and prep work is starting to move into it’s final stages. You may have heard our radio ad, recorded by Jeff Cotten a few weeks ago, or seen one of our flyers around town! This is looking to be our largest pig roast yet, so come hungry! If you’d like to bring a side or dessert, check out the wiki page and sign up!

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Tyler Crumpton has been a member of the shop for a number of years, and has been board chairman several times! He is an extremely active member, working on a variety of projects mainly involving the laser cutter and 3D printing. Click through to learn more about Tyler!

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