Maker Works Blog
January features a few 'Skill Development' Classes, taught by guest instructors who are Maker Works members. These classes include Intro to Woodworking, Intro to Sewing and Intro to Art Quilting. We will add onto our offerings in February with a few Skill Development classes for Circuits as well as Metal.
December has been a busy month for kids at Maker Works and it's not over yet! Birthday parties, Brain Monkey events and classes! Oh, wow!
Have you checked out our class calendar for December? If you haven't, go to it now! And if you have, did you sign up for any classes yet? Skip the mall this year and join us for a number of great holiday make-and-take gift classes featuring numerous tools and materials! You do not need to be a member to take any of our classes and these holiday classes do not require any previous maker experience or skills!
Our November Maker/s of the Month are Nate Oostendorp and Anthony Oliver, who make up the small business Ingenuitas along with Katherine A. Scott.
If you have ever wanted to learn how to solder, Maker Works has the perfect solution: Dale Wheat's 'Wee Blinky Kits' are now availble for free in CIRCUITS. This may be your chance to finally learn some fun stuff about electronics!
There are studies, debates, and teaching practices that discuss and philosophize whether creativity is born or learned. We all have opinions and sometimes doubts and insecurities about how creative we really are.
Maker of the Month is a new program featuring a Maker Works monthly or yearly member and how they use Maker Works' tools and facilities. And though it is now October, September's Maker of the Month was independent engineer & artist Bob Stack. The following is an interview done in his studio at the A2 Mech Shop.
If you haven't been to Maker Works yet, you may be wondering what these 'Check Out Classes' on our Calendar are really about. What do you learn in them, what do you get to do, and who are they for? Hopefully the following photos & words will take away some of that mystery, and also any fear you may have as a beginner maker!
Maker Works has become the 'home base' for 4 different maker-groups! We have a large Class room/Meeting room with a projector and white boards as well as a front Work Station area with tall tables + chairs. Contact Thea (email@example.com or 734-222-4911) if you are interested in having your monthly maker group meet at Maker Works!