Maker Faire Atlanta is the greatest show and tell of the year as it celebrates so much creativity and awesomeness in the maker community! Held at the Georgia Freight Depot in downtown Atlanta on Oct 27-28, MFA 2018 saw us roll in with a truck load including our incredible maker-made rocket ship, full-body 3D scanner, and […]
In partnership with our friends at Magic Wheelchair, a team of Decatur Makers with help from REARLab at Georgia Tech built two 8′ long rolling costumes requested by two cool kids, Armani and Chase, which were powered by their wheelchairs and complete with with working lights and sounds. Magic Wheelchair is a nonprofit organization that builds epic costumes for […]
If you missed it, go back and check out the awesome article in the AJC on Maker Faire Atlanta, featuring our own Executive Director, Irm Diorio, and our Founding Director, Lew Lefton. Don’t forget that Maker Faire is THIS Saturday and Sunday, October 27-28, 2018. We’ll be there with our Rocket Ship, 3D Body Scanner, […]
Meet Kayla Simms, one of Decatur Makers’ Maker Scholars. Kayla is a regular at our Middle School Girls Makers Sunday meetings. They meet the first Sunday of each month – check out our events page to find when the next one is! Kayla describes one of her favorite creations below… “This is my wooden string […]
Last weekend Decatur Makers Bruno Bronosky, Bill Sandidge, and Rus Wood hit the road to Nashville to compete in the Power Racing Series at Nashville’s Mini Maker Faire. They took 3rd place! Thanks to all the makers who helped our team prepare for this grueling competition!