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Wool Painting / Needle Felting Class – 5/5 at 1pm

Learn how to make a needle felted landscape. This class is great for complete beginners or those who have tried other types of needle felting but want to learn how to make felted pictures and flat motifs. Go home with … Continue reading

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Kickstarter Success! A How-To Discussion 4/29 at 1pm

Learn how to be successful on Kickstarter. Tips, secrets, and stories from crowdfunding veteran Quentin Weir, who has run successful campaigns totaling over half a million dollars. Hear how to get your project off the ground! (free to Maker Works … Continue reading

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Craft Show 6/2/2018

Maker Works will host its second craft show on Saturday June 2, 2018 from 11am-4pm to assist our makers in showing and selling what they’ve been creating! We welcome items that have been made here at Maker Works, as well as items you or … Continue reading

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Motawi Tile Frame Workshop – 5/12

Frame a Motawi Tile, May 12th   Register now to build your own custom frame for your choice of a Motawi tile using the woodshop at Maker Works. All of their 4×4 tiles (except Pine Landscape Mountain and Valley) will be available. In … Continue reading

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Leather Belt Workshop with Tandy Leather – April 18, 7-9pm

Explore leathercraft in a fun and functional way! Create your own belt from scratch, utilizing several basic tools that have a wide array of uses in leathercraft. We will cover several fundamental techniques that are easy to follow, and once … Continue reading

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Price Changes Coming April 20, 2018

Hello Maker Friend, During the six years our doors have been open, Maker Works has been a partner in many exciting projects, big and small. We are constantly improving on delivering our goals of providing a wide array of high … Continue reading

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Spring Break 2018 – Fun for Kids & You too!

Are you staying local for spring break (Mar 24-Apr 1)? Looking for something interesting and fun to do? Try out one of these options!   Forged Bracelets Sat 3/24 10:15am-12:15am $50 Create your own forged bracelet out of copper wire! … Continue reading

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STEAM Summer Camps 2018

 Take Me to Metal Sculpture Camp! Take Me to Kinetic Camp! Show Me What Adults Can Do!

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Woodcarving & Tool Sharpening Demo by Mike Kapetan (2/24 1pm-3pm)

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Master woodcarver and sculptor Mike Kapetan will demonstrate the properties of wood as they relate to carving. He will demonstrate techniques for sharpening carving tools to razor-edge keenness, and he will demonstrate basic techniques of carving wood. Mike Kapetan is a … Continue reading

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TechShop Closed – Helping TechShop Members

12/3/2017 Update! Potentially great news for our friends from TechShop Allen Park.  On 12/3/2017, TechShop announced that all the assets of TechShop have been acquired by a new owner, and “the new entity, TechShop 2.0, LLC, plans to re-open as … Continue reading

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