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SolderFest!

SolderFest!

SolderFest is a KansasFest tradition.  Whether you’re a expert at soldering or aren’t sure which end of the iron hold, this evening event is an opportunity to get together, melt metal, swap stories and know-how, build cards, or repair things. If you own soldering equipment, please bring it.  We’ll have a limited number of loaners, …

Workshop: Build Your Own Computer

Workshop: Build Your Own Computer

Vince Briel of Briel Computers will be hosting a workshop at KansasFest 2014.  With his expert guidance, you’ll have the opportunity to build your very own computer from a pile of parts and a soldering iron.  The workshop is suitable for beginners who aren’t sure which end of the soldering iron to hold and has …

KansasFest kit-building workshop with Vince Briel

KansasFest kit-building workshop with Vince Briel

Past KansasFest attendees have had loads of fun building one of Vince Briel’s kits. The proprietor behind Briel Computers is a patient teacher whose products are top-notch — "If you can’t get the real thing, get the Briel thing!" Last year, almost twenty attendees built the A2MP3 card, and two years before was the Replica-1, …

Vince Briel’s Replica 1 workshop

Vince Briel’s Replica 1 workshop

Vince Briel, the creator of the Replica 1, an Apple-1 clone, has volunteered to run a workshop at KansasFest 2009 to help attendees build their Replica 1 kit. To offer this workshop, there needs to be enough people interested in signing up. The cost would be $149 and includes the kit, meaning you would leave …