Awesome day – I was invited to join a group of journalists as they explored and covered Oakland’s metal and glass foundry / learning center The Crucible. Incredible place – blacksmithing, glass blowing, grinding, enamel work, all forms of welding and cutting, wood shop, Arduino and electronics…. would love to attend, but classes are really expensive. They do have scholarships for the kids classes though!
Embedded gallery below, or check out the Flickr set
As we were wrapping up, one of the old-timers came out of a room with this amazing quadrocopter, which he flew all over the place: