Global Hackerspace Coopcake Challenge 2012

This weekend FamiLAB took part in the Global Hackerspace Coopcake Challenge 2012 .

What started as a brief mention on a mailing list became a close knit group of confection-obsessed makers working late into the night to churn out a handful of self-referential baked goods and send them on their various ways to other spaces.

After a few days of experimentation with laserbeams and the various forms sugar can take, and we had a few good methods of cake decoration.

George’s wife prepared the cupcakes that we would be decorating, as well as the fondant.


Decorations were laser etched into peppermint candies, fondant, and sugar paper

The container was cut to mimic the appearance of the Makerbot’s flagship printer, the Cupcake. We put a coopcake inside a Cupcake! And it’s even open source!¬†http://www.thingiverse.com/thing:18006

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Our coopcakes in a row, ready to be shipped out.

 

UPDATE 1:
LVL1 of Louisville, KY has received our package and opened it to find the cupcake within!

 

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=DJ1bHPnkWcU

 

 

Photos by:
John Cope

Ian Cole

Carey Davis

George  Demeny

Zane Picket

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