Decatur Makers member Brian Rowe is making a desk! He helped take apart a fallen maple and is now reaping the benefits: a 4′ long slab that he’s leveling out with my favorite tool in the woodshop, the CNC milling machine. I can’t wait to see that new desk!
Decatur Makers unveiled our latest invention: a 3D body scanner! Just in time for the 2018 Decatur Arts Festival, the scanner was unveiled as part of Decatur Makers’ area, which included our Space Force game, Giant Jenga, button making, and massive chalk art installation courtesy of Jessi Queen! Nearly 150 scans were made including the […]
Maker Faire Atlanta is the greatest show and tell of the year as it celebrates the entire making community in our great city! And this year we showed up with our shiniest and loudest bells on, ready to celebrate all the wonderful making that happens at our makerspace. Held at the Georgia Freight Depot in downtown Atlanta […]
How do you celebrate one of your most awesome maker members? Share her story. Thanks to the online news source Southeast Makers for interviewing and writing about a true Renaissance woman, Cindy Williams. Click HERE to read more about how she likes to play with power tools and how she found her people at Decatur Makers. […]
Without a doubt, we have had an amazing year. We started with just under 100 members and ended with over 150. And that doesn’t even count our 24 maker scholars and maker mentors funded from grants! Our space went from a roughed out floor plan to a fully functional facility including an outdoor work area, […]