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Sponsored by Center Hardware

Continue your exploration of Dead Nuts: a search for the ultimate machined object in the John and Robyn Horn MakeArt Lab with creative, hands-on projects inspired by the objects on view. Sponsored by local Dogpatch business Center Hardware, MCD’s new Machinist Bar is filled with exciting collaborative art-making and free takeaway projects. Design and execute a maze for ball bearings, create jewelry from metal bits, sit down to a game of hardware chess, or pick up a Design Challenge grab bag to test your inventor’s mind!

Join us on Solderdays for introductory instruction in soldering on August 31, September 14, October 26 and November 16 | 11:00 AM–3:00 PM

The MCD Machinist Bar is free with admission. Children under 12 require adult supervision. Materials include small parts not suitable for small children. Activities for younger kids also provided.

Open during business hours, excluding meetings and rentals. 

Center Hardware is located at 3003 3rd St, San Francisco, CA 94107
Since 1880 Center Hardware has been supplying San Francisco’s contractors, tradespeople, artists, builders, makers, engineers, and city departments with the material they need to build, fix, and invent. Located right in Dogpatch, their robust inventory includes the city’s largest selection of hand and power tools, hardware, fasteners, paint, electrical, plumbing, safety equipment, and building supplies. Family owned and fiercely independent.



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