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MakerFX Exhibits at Tampa Mini Maker Faire

MakerFX Exhibits at Tampa Mini Maker Faire

On Saturday 7/27/19, MakerFX exhibited at the very first Tampa Mini Maker Faire along with about 75 other exhibitors. The event was held at the Glazer Children’s Museum. There was an amazing turnout, both in exhibitors as well as attendees. Here are a few pictures from the day.

MakerFX exhibits at the Orlando Science Center MakeFest

MakerFX exhibits at the Orlando Science Center MakeFest

MakerFX exhibited at the Orlando Science Center MakeFest event the weekend of June 15-16. We brought a couple of our Power Racers, the button making gear, as well as our interactive skull useless machine. We got to hang out with other makers and tell people about our makerspace as well as MakerFaire Orlando 2019!

Skull Useless Machine

Skull Useless Machine

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

Bumblebee, a Magic Wheelchair

Bumblebee, a Magic Wheelchair

MakerFX members, along with other makers from ATMakers, Makers Hollow, MakeMIA, FamiLAB, and Tampa Hackerspace worked together under a crazy 3 week deadline to turn Alex’s wheelchair into an epic interactive Bumblebee costume as part of the Magic Wheelchair program Read about the build on the Make Magazine blog. Incredible makers doing incredible things! @MagicWheelchairContinue Reading Bumblebee, a Magic Wheelchair

We the Rosies

We the Rosies

  We at MakerFX are supporting the efforts behind the project at WeTheBuilders.com, and need your help for it to succeed.On Saturday May 12th, we will be using all six 3D Printers at MakerFX and any others we can round up to print pieces for the current project called We the Rosies.  This is aContinue Reading We the Rosies

Advanced soldering training at Maker Faire Orlando 2017

Advanced soldering training at Maker Faire Orlando 2017

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