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Looking for something spooky to do in Ottawa? We've got you covered. Here's what is in store with a trip to Makerspace North: During a tour of the Makerspace, you and your group end up in an eccentric inventor's abandoned workshop. Your guide explains that he disappeared several weeks ago, and nobody has seen him since, so they are looking for a new tenant.While you walk through the strange space, you can't help but notice the odd newspaper clippings all over the place, or the unexplained sounds coming from behind the walls, and all of that peculiar equipment not quite fit for a professional....

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The world is waiting for self-driving cars to rule the streets and autonomous vehicles to serve people in vast ways, from shipping to getting beer from the fridge. That’s what the Ottawa Autonomous Vehicle Group (a group of techies that takes fate into their own hands to tinker and create with what will become commonplace in the future) believes. OAVG is focused on applying machine learning, control systems, and electronics to small-scale RC car projects. They meet regularly at the Makerspace North Warehouse and welcome people of all skill levels to innovate on projects of varying scales and levels of autonomy....

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It takes a clever mind to solve a Rubik’s cube, but it takes an even shrewder one to conceptualize, design, and manufacture a twisty puzzle from the ground up. Our tenants Laura, Amun, and Julian of Polytwist Designs are doing just that. And let us tell you, what they’re doing it very impressive stuff. It all began at a 2015 Rubik’s cube competition where the three mechanical engineering students (each with a passion for twisty puzzles and the maker community) met. They became friends, yada yada yada, and over the years have designed dozens of new puzzles and participated at...

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It's been a crazy year. We’ve doubled down on creatives looking for a home in Ottawa. We've expanded and grown to include people doing everything from printmaking, to cosmetics, to card games. And everything in between. In fact, we even launched our own escape room. But we haven't forgotten our roots. We've seen our friends grow and thrive in our doors. Whether you are doing woodworking, laser-cutting, or electronics, you are welcome here. And hey, if you want to learn, there's no better place to meet the right people that can guide you and your projects. This holiday season, we are hosting...

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Everything you need to create your own wooden chess set with a classic style leather sleeve.

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