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Select St. Mike’s Admissions Event: March 6, 2016 Project: Working with Cardboard

Maskmaking 1 Maskmaking SarahKellywith pinbox
maskmaker painted mask Bigmask

The second project available to our students was working in cardboard, using pre-cut cardboard templates and acrylic paint for masks, with another option to put together a PinBox 300.  Special thanks on this project to Eric Roy (SMC MakerSpace) and Pete the Cardboard King, of the Burlington Generator, who provided us with both supplies and expertise to make this a fun experience!

Select St. Mike’s Admissions Event, March 5, 2016 – Project: Adapt a Power Wheels for a Special Needs Child


MBD and car Kids and car Girl drilling PVC
Drilling PVC Building car Open house attendees

With the aid of PVC pipe, some hand tools, and a lot of creativity, students worked together with Mary Beth Doyle (Education) and our Maker staff to begin modifications of this cool John Deere Power Wheels car.  Special thanks to Dave Lake (’16) and Becca Stouges (’19) for their assistance with this project!