Battery-powered USB chargers made with Altoids tins

Altoids tin for MintiBoost workshop

Members of Let Them Tweet Cake, a female-only group in Louisville, KY that meets to discuss tech and geek-related stuff, were invited to LVL1 Hackerspace for a workshop on how to make MintiBoosts, battery-powered USB chargers made with Altoids tins. Check out this gallery to see images of yours truly trying to learn some geek skills and build my own MintiBoost!

It all starts with an Altoids tin.

Photo courtesy of Grace Simrall (@greendrv)

For more details about the project, read my Geekend post MintiBoost workshop for geek women at LVL1 Hackerspace.

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