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JULY 2013 Build Night with SUGRU Answered


Instructables is sponsoring monthly build nights at makerspaces and hackerspaces around the world. Each month is a different theme and we will send you materials to run a workshop at your space.

We are partnering with sugru for our July 2013 build night. Sugru is the exciting new self-setting rubber that can be formed by hand. It molds like play-dough, bonds to almost anything and turns into a strong, flexible silicone rubber overnight. Sign up for the July build night and we will ship you several packages of sugru to experiment with. Details below (please read all the information).

  1. Host a Build Night: pick a night in July (any night) to host the sugru build night. At the event experiment and play with sugru.
  2. Post Five Instructables: post 5 Instructables using Sugru. This can include: making products more ergonomic, simple fixes, or more advanced uses. You have 1 week after your build night to post these projects. Anyone from your space is welcome to post an Instructable that counts towards the 5. (Not posting these Instructables may affect your chances to participate in future build nights).
  3. Brownie Points (not required): after the build night post a forum topic on Instructables about your event. Include pictures, stories, etc... Here are two examples from the May build night: Noisebridge and Makers Local 256. We may even feature your photo on the homepage.

Use the build night as a launch pad to bring your makerspace towards Instructables sponsorship. Individual projects can be included towards the sponsorship AKA get people to post new Instructables to count towards sponsorship.

We have 100 spaces available and it’s first come first serve. Please only sign up if you are able to complete the requirements listed above. You must be associated with a formal makerspace or hackerspace to participate. SIGN UP HERE.

If you are interested in being directly notified about future build nights fill out this form. You will receive an e-mail when the events are announced in the forums. If you have signed up for a past build night or this build night you are already on our announcement list.

Questions? post in the forums if you have any questions


I just got the email forwarded from the founder of our hackerspace. I know it's after June 17... but we're happy to participate if there's still time. I signed up, just in case you'll allow it. :)

our space is thetransistor.com

Unfortunately we have run out of spaces for the July build night. If you would like to be added to our announcement list to be notified when future events launch please fill out this form: https://docs.google.com/a/instructables.com/forms/d/1Gp-4v6mUM7nCHcDaeHxi9Rs-dxw_TU6uZ2bt5sWQOX4/viewform

Hey, no worries. I figured it was a long shot since it was past deadline. :) We'll catch one of your build nights at our hackerspace eventually. I'll let Deven stay in charge of distributing event emails for now, considering how full my own plate is. I did host a successful Etsy craft party at our hackerspace recently where I showed attendees various ways of recycling wool, but I'd planned that well in advance and had two family members available to watch my kids that evening.

Once my kids grow large enough to fit into straightjackets without escaping, I'll be able to get more things done and organize more events at tT. (and maybe I can even start posting instructables from a huge backlog of photo documented personal and hackerspace projects)

Make Lehigh Valley is planning a sugru build night July 18th. If you are in the Lehigh Valley area of Pennsylvania, c'mon out. We'll have details on our website's calendar and maybe blog if we get our act together. http://makelehighvalley.com

Over 50 spaces available! Make sure to sign your space up. We've moved up the deadline to sign up to Monday, June 17.


Spaces are going fast. Be sure to sign up as soon as possible! Please let me know if you have any questions :D