Category Archive: Community Watch

This Week in the Shop: The DIY Pinball Arcade in Plywood, Router Tables & The One-Bit Box

Catch a sneak peek at a future Home #Makerspace project & a new Woodworking Class at Nova Labs this week!

Woodshop Cowboy At Nova Maker Faire!

Maker Faire NoVA is THIS WEEKEND!

Learn #Woodworking At Nova Labs

If you have ever wanted to make some wood chips or create something beautiful and didn’t know where to start?  Always wanted to learn woodworking, but never could find the time or money… Continue reading

#Makerspace Tour: MILL Studio at Gum Springs Library

Loudoun County Public Library system was recently rated one of the top libraries in America.  It boasts a lot of services and a great collection. I like its makerspace, the Mill Studio at… Continue reading

Community Watch: Nova Labs & Makersmiths #makerspace Tour

Northern Virginia hosts a handful of makerspaces, with all different working models.  I’m spending the next several months visiting as many makerspaces as possible.  You can catch my Manhattan tour here! Northern VA… Continue reading

Community Watch: FatCatFabLabs & HackManhattan #makerspace Tour

I took a recent trip to The Big Apple for professional development.  Along the way, I took a little tour of Manhattan. Did I go to all the big tourist attractions?  Of course… Continue reading

Community Watch: New Woodworking Class at TX/RX Labs!

Over at TX/RX Labs, I have two new Woodworking classes in the works. Build a Box – Great Makers need great tools. Great tools need great storage. Treat your tools right by learning… Continue reading

Interested in Project Based Learning, Makerspaces and Maker Ed? Free Webinar on Nov. 12th

Continue the conversation with me, Mr. Patrick, on Nov. 12th.   I will be delivering a free live webinar based on my Edutopia article, PBL through a Maker’s Lens.  I’ll discuss the various… Continue reading

WoodshopCowboy.com in the Media this Summer

In an incredible blitzkrieg of media attention, I’m found all over the web this summer. First, Edutopia, a educational non-profit,  published PBL Through a Maker’s Lens this July.  The piece is a shortened, generalized… Continue reading

Community Watch: Woodworking in Houston

Every Intro to Woodworking class, I try to take a little time to share some local resources for woodworking and budding woodworkers.   Where to buy woodworking specific tools: Woodcraft & Rockler are… Continue reading

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