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Saturday, May 4 • 11:00pm - Sunday, May 5 •12:00am
Live Wires and Water Puddles: Safety First in Fractal Burning

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Fractal burning is the process of capturing electrical patterns in wood. The Internet is full of instructions on how to build machines to do fractal burning using such things as microwave oven transformers. Too many people have been injured and killed attempting this technique in unsafe ways. Today there are two dominant approaches to fractal burning: dangerous experimentation without proper knowledge, or the idea that the technique should be banned entirely. Banning knowledge never stops human curiosity. We need to talk about what you need to know to stay safe if you choose to do this dangerous art form, and why you might not want to try it at all.

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