Building Pinewood Derby Cars!

Last Saturday we had an open house for building Pinewood Derby Cars for our Pinewood Derby Unleashed event!

We had quite a group of people from kids to adults building their cars. There were many different techniques used. Some used traditional woodworking techniques.

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Others used other non-conventional ways of creating their cars. Some used the tools of the Makerspace to CNC their creations.

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Being an UNLEASHED event, there are no rules regarding to propulsion or weight. (Just no pyrotechnics, for safety.)

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Those without any electrical knowledge are using the power of mass and gravity to move their cars down the track.

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After the building was finished, we had a little car decorating area with paints to give your car the finished look you want.

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Others were able to do a few test runs on their cars to see how fast they really were.

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Come check out the races on  Saturday February 20th. You can bring your own car or just come to watch the fun!

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