Tag Archives: handcraft

Summer 2012

Several classes were run this summer. A few projects were repeated for the new, mostly younger students, while some of our older students made the pendulum seismometer described in this previous post. This is quite an advanced project. While we did spend … Continue reading

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Morse Code Practice Key

This project utilizes a wide variety of materials and technologies: woodwork, electronics, computer software if desired, and the code itself. Morse code is still used by many amateur radio operators. One can also still find military, maritime and aviation applications … Continue reading

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Paper-maché Landscapes

paper-maché (“paper mash-ay“) comes from the french word papier-mâché, meaning ‘chewed-up paper’) (click on the pictures for a larger view) This continues to be a popular project. It doesn’t need much preparation and is easy enough for kids from around … Continue reading

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