We kicked off our Maker Scholar Program with a two day design thinking charrette. Friday evening started with a welcome dinner for all the Maker Scholars and their guests. After we enjoyed the taco bar (so. much. salsa.), spending a little time getting to know each other, and having a quick Decatur Makers orientation, we […]
Today a group of cub scouts from Oak Grove, Pack 577, visited to work on building Pinewood Derby cars. Talk about validating our family friendly position. Nearly 100 people came through our doors today, including 60 kids.
Recently we had a “Punkin’ Party” where we did a variety of pumpkin related activities including 3D carving, pumpkin smashing, and Arduino based LED lighting. We had a great turn out, including lots of kids. So much hard work went into the pumpkins, and as usual, the creativity of the Decatur Makers community was nothing short […]
We had a lot of fun at our Sugru Build night sponsored by instructables.com. There were classics like key fob repairs and fixing broken ceramics of course. But we also had some truly inspired uses of the incredible Sugru material. First, there was a detailed LEGO Minifig fitted with a Sugru Ironman Armor suit. […]
We can’t say it enough… thank you, thank you, thanks! We’re filled with honest and sincere appreciation for every dollar, every shared message, every email. THANK YOU for helping us do this… As Jim Rohn says, “Whatever good things we build end up building us.” You have +100 Karma for the rest of the year. […]