My name is Austin Sirkin, and I’m a member of Decatur Makers. Over the summer, I came and took a tour of the space, and found that while it needed some work, it had a lot of something that appealed to me: community. The space has come a long way since my first tour, and […]
Decatur Makers Had Great Fun at DragonCon’s Mini-Maker Faire This Weekend. Here’s An Interesting Use For HyperLapse and the 3D Spirograph and Also a Gallery of Images so You Can Feel Like You Were There…
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 […]