MakerFX attends a number of outreach events. One of the purposes of these outreach efforts is to introduce people to different things we make and do at the space. I have liked the idea of a “Useless machine” but wanted to make something more elaborate and entertaining. We came across a plastic skull that hadContinue Reading Skull Useless Machine
MakerFX Members made an awesome flip-top cart that holds two power tools on a rotating top!
For the past six years at Maker Faire Orlando, members of FamiLab have taught attendees how to solder with a cool little Makey pin with 2 self-flashing LEDs. We’ve been asked for more advanced soldering training, and we responded with the addition of a PIC-microcontroller-based board twinkling several LEDs, and with a switch that can beContinue Reading Advanced soldering training at Maker Faire Orlando 2017
At MakerFX, we use the equipment and tools we have to enhance our workspace. We had a need for signage to clarify policies for certain areas and tools. A member used two tools to make the sign below. He used the Epilog Laser to cut a piece of acrylic to size. He then used theContinue Reading DIY Signage
The first workbench for the MakerFX Shop has been completed this past week and it was a blast to build. A few members did research and settled upon a work bench design by Ron Paulk (link to plans: http://www.paulkhomes.com/order-plans.html) Normally the workbench breaks down into multiple, easily transportable to job sites, but for the shop itContinue Reading Paulk Style Workbench for the Woodshop Zone @ MakerFX