StartupBus visits Decatur Makers!


Come hear about a great new idea to launch a technology startup! We were approached by a group of entrepreneurs from the Ohio Makerbus who are competing in the annual competition run by the StartupBus. On their trek from Ohio toward the final competition in New Orleans, they were looking for a place to pitstop in Atlanta […]

Thanks for the donations, Techtronic Industries NA!


Thank you, Techtronic Industries North America ( for your generous donations last year! We are beyond appreciative of your support. With your gift of brand new Ryobi and Ridgid equipment, we proudly rounded out our woodshop which is used by makers of all ages not only in our maker space but also when we’re at local events. We can’t say enough how […]

Finally, Our Grand Opening Party!


Get ready to unleash your inner creative genius as we celebrate our Grand Opening on May 6 from 1-6:00pm and see demos and projects from our members, get tours, and learn more about what we’re doing in the community. You’ll also get hands-on with lots of DIY builds, so bring the whole family to Build, Share and Explore […]

Story of One Awesome Decatur Maker!


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. […]

2016 Year in Review


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, […]