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, […]

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 […]

Help Us “Clean Up the Space”

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Join us to “Clean Up the Space” this Saturday, June 18. We’ll start at 8:00am and go until there’s no one left (sometime in the afternoon). Plus, we’re buying lunch! We plan to organize the shelves and storage inside, as well as grade and build a retaining wall on the outside (we’re definitely getting a bobcat […]

Welcome Irm Diorio!

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We are very excited to welcome Irm Diorio as our first paid employee! We have been operating as an all-volunteer startup non-profit for several years.  Now, thanks to the generosity of our members and other foundational supporters, we are thrilled to be able to take this important step so quickly. Irm started as the part-time […]

Computer Aided Design @ the High Museum

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So how DO you build an object with software and then 3D print it? We tackled this demo with some help from the founders of 3DOrchard at another family-friendly event at the High Museum. Read on for an indepth look at how this start-up company is “trying to start a movement.” ________________ 3D Printing and 3DOrchard at the High Museum […]