Lock Picking 101 – Sat Feb 27 1-4PM

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Learn to open locks without the key.  A fun hobby and intellectual exercise.

Our trainer can have you opening simple locks by the end of class.

Tools will be supplied during the class but many people wish to purchase their own tools to train with.  Suggested tools are either the TOOOL Tremendous Twelve Toolkit available at http://toool.us/equipment.html OR The SouthORD MPXS-08, MPXS-11, or MPX-14 available at http://www.southord.com or http://www.lockpickersmall.com/

Limited Seating.
Eventbrite signup:
https://www.eventbrite.com/e/lock-picking-101-tickets-21012531046

First Letterpress Class Held at i3!!!

i3 member Ashley hosted two classes to introduce the new (to i3) Letterpress. The press is a Line-O-Scribe Show Card Writer. The press was built sometime between 1920 and 1940 in Adrian MI.

The class demonstrated basic letterpress techniques and printing. The students picked a Valentine’s Day theme pattern to print. Then the pattern was reversed and carved into linoleum blocks. Different colored inks and paper card stock are picked to create hand made Valentine’s Day cards. The linoleum blocks are put on the press, ink rolled onto the block, and pressure applied to create beautiful cards.

 

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Letterpress made in Michigan

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The press surrounded by colored oil inks

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Knitting Workshop – February 17th, 7-9 pm

 

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Knitting is a super relaxing craft that will let you express your creativity and make cozy accessories and clothing in just about any color, texture, and design imaginable. Instructor Jamie Burdeski will teach you the basics if you’ve never touched a knitting needle before, or help you with your project if you have something unfinished that’s been languishing in a closet for years. If this is your first project, Jamie will introduce a basic scarf pattern and tell you how you can customize it to fit your style. Snacks and drinks will be provided in this relaxing workshop designed to make you more comfortable working with yarn.

Date: Wednesday, Feb. 17th
Time: 7-9pm
Location: i3Detroit
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i3 Mentor Month Celebration Event, January 30th, 6-9 pm

Come to i3Detroit to celebrate January as Mentor Month sponsored by 4H. All mentors are invited to meet and greet, exchange ideas, and share information. We will be making custom glassware using vinyl patterns and the sand blaster.

Food and refreshments will be provided for the meet and greet.

Everyone will be able to make a custom glass to take home. The 2D pattern is cut out of vinyl, attached to the glass, and then the glass is sand blaster revealing your pattern on the glass.

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What:
Mentor Month Celebration

When:
January 30th, 6-9 pm

Where:
i3Detroit
1481A Wordsworth St.
Ferndale, MI 48220

Who:
Any mentor

Contact:
charlie@i3detroit.org

Please stop by and meet other mentors and share ideas!!