Finally, Our Grand Opening Party!

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How does a maker do a ribbon-cutting ceremony? With drones, soldering irons, 3D printers, saws and knitting needles, just to name a few. Join us as we FINALLY celebrate our Grand Opening on May 6 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 […]

Story of One Awesome Decatur Maker!

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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

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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, […]

DIY BIO startup!

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Our DIY BIO group has several passionate, curious members who have been actively working together to begin exploring the exciting molecular world of biological making! Phillip Mitchem, one of the group’s members, shares an update below… ___________________________ Our DIY BIO group is off to a great start! If you’re curious about how organic life works, want […]

Donate to Raise $10K? Yes, please!

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Help Us Make It Happen! Would you consider making a donation to support our End of Year campaign? No doubt about it, we are growing. We have over 150 members and scores more attend our hands-on weekly open Build Nights.  Add to this our plans for bigger community involvement and student outreach, growing our cache of equipment […]