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8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

March 2019

Open Make – Friday Nights

March 8 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EST
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

March 15 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

March 22 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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MakerFX Monthly Membership Meeting

March 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Members only business meeting to discuss MakerFX financials, projects, and administrivia. Note, the discussion often runs longer, but we try to keep the actual meeting to 90 minutes. If you can only come for a part of the meeting, that's great! We typically have a google hangout link available in the main slack channel before the meeting starts if you want to join remotely 🙂 This meetup is for MakerFX members, and those that are considering joining... If you just…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

March 29 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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April 2019

Open Make – Friday Nights

April 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Make The Sun Work For You

April 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Would you like to lower your monthly power bill?   The class will touch on hobby uses for solar energy but will concentrate on residential uses including planning, design and installation of solar electric systems. You will learn about both thermal as well as electric solar energy. This is not a sales pitch or sales offering for any solar products.  The facilitator is a member of MakerFX and has not paid the power company a cent in over two years.  This…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

April 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Absolute Beginner Arduino

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doYou will learn the basics of a very common micro-controller - the Arduino Uno. No prior experience or knowledge of micro-controllers or electronics required. Above is the picture of the kit (or equivalent) that will be used and you will take home after the workshop. • What to bringNothing to bring. We will have computers for you to use.• Important to knowRemember you get to take the kit home to continue your learning.

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Digital Marketing for Makers

April 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

April 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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MakerFX Monthly Membership Meeting

April 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Members only business meeting to discuss MakerFX financials, projects, and administrivia. Note, the discussion often runs longer, but we try to keep the actual meeting to 90 minutes. If you can only come for a part of the meeting, that's great! We typically have a google hangout link available in the main slack channel before the meeting starts if you want to join remotely 🙂 This meetup is for MakerFX members, and those that are considering joining... If you just…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

April 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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May 2019

Digital Marketing for Makers

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Digital Marketing for Makers

May 2 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

May 3 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Class: Intro to ARM Microcontrollers

May 8 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

NOTE: THIS MEETUP LISTING IS JUST AN INFORMATIONAL PLACEHOLDER.TO ATTEND THIS CLASS, YOU MUST SIGN UP ON THE EVENTBRITE PAGE HERE... https://www.eventbrite.com/e/introduction-to-arm-microcontrollers-tickets-60442345683 _______________________________________ This class will introduce you to ARM 32-bit microcontrollers and the associated toolchains to get you up and running very quickly. There will be practical/hands-on examples and you will get to keep an STM32 development board and programmer at the end of this class. We'll cover: - ARM features and comparison to other microcontrollers- Sifting through the…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

May 10 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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KiCad Boot Camp – Learn To Design Your Own Circuit Boards

May 11 @ 10:00 am - 4:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

KiCad is an amazing Open Source (free as in freedom!) program that allows you to design your own printed circuit board without arbitrary limitations on board size.  KiCad offers an all-in-one solution: Full featured EDA suite, GNU GPL license Cross-platform - Linux, Windows, Mac OSX Large, dedicated support community. Extensive Documentation, FAQ's, Mailing List, Tutorials, IRC This workshop is tailored for the electronic enthusiast who has just started off using KiCad or wants to switch to it from other tools.…

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Getting Started with FreeCAD

May 11 @ 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

FreeCAD is an open-source parametric 3D modeling software made primarily to design real-life objects of any size. Parametric modeling allows you to easily modify your design by going back into your model history and changing its parameters. FreeCAD and KiCad have moved closer together recently, and now there's a nice framework available that connects the two. It allows us to design electronic components in FreeCAD, export them to KiCad such that they align perfectly with the KiCad footprints, re-export the…

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Digital Marketing for Makers

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Digital Marketing for Makers

May 16 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

May 17 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Lets Make Super Hero Pixel Art

May 20 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Lori from Silly Rabbit Crafts is hosting a pixel art workshop with perler beads - making something from an existing design or design your own! The theme for this workshop is Super Heros but you can design your own or purchase other pre-made kits. There is a small fee of $2 for this workshop to cover the cost of materials for designing your own item. You get to make and take that item with you. You will pay the $2…

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Class: Absolute Beginner Arduino

May 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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NOTE: THIS MEETUP LISTING IS JUST AN INFORMATIONAL PLACEHOLDER. TO ATTEND THIS CLASS, YOU MUST SIGN UP ON THE EVENTBRITE PAGE HERE...https://www.eventbrite.com/e/absolute-beginner-arduino-tickets-60910295333 • What we'll do You will learn the basics of a very common micro-controller - the Arduino Uno. No prior experience or knowledge of micro-controllers or electronics required. Above is the picture of the kit (or equivalent) that will be used and you will take home after the workshop. • What to bring Nothing to bring. We will…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

May 24 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Class: Make The Sun Work For You

May 28 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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Click here to book tickets for this class --- https://www.eventbrite.com/e/make-the-sun-work-for-you-tickets-60910398642 Would you like to lower your monthly power bill? The class will touch on hobby uses for solar energy but will concentrate on residential uses including planning, design and installation of solar electric systems. You will learn about both thermal as well as electric solar energy. This is not a sales pitch or sales offering for any solar products.  The facilitator is a member of MakerFX and has not paid the…

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MakerFX Monthly Membership Meeting

May 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Members only business meeting to discuss MakerFX financials, projects, and administrivia. Note, the discussion often runs longer, but we try to keep the actual meeting to 90 minutes. If you can only come for a part of the meeting, that's great! We typically have a google hangout link available in the main slack channel before the meeting starts if you want to join remotely 🙂 This meetup is for MakerFX members, and those that are considering joining... If you just…

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Digital Marketing for Makers

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Digital Marketing for Makers

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

May 31 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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June 2019

Universal Night

June 5 @ 3:00 pm - 7:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make Night for employees of Universal. Contact Dan.Swando@nbcuni.com or @drswando on Slack for details

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Open Make – Friday Nights

June 7 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Lets Make Godzilla Pixel Art

June 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Lori from Silly Rabbit Crafts is hosting a pixel art workshop with perler beads - making something from an existing design or design your own! The theme for this workshop is Godzilla but you can design your own or purchase other pre-made kits. There is a small fee of $2 for this workshop to cover the cost of materials for designing your own item. You get to make and take that item with you. You will pay the $2 at…

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Digital Marketing for Makers

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Digital Marketing for Makers

June 13 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

June 14 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

June 21 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Lets Make Pixel Art

June 22 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Lori from Silly Rabbit Crafts is hosting a pixel art workshop with perler beads - making something from an existing design or design your own! There is a small fee of $2 for this workshop to cover the cost of materials for designing your own item. You get to make and take that item with you. You will pay the $2 at the workshop. Pre-made kits from Silly Rabbit Crafts will be available for an additional fee. Kits include Pikachu,…

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MakerFX Monthly Membership Meeting

June 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Members only business meeting to discuss MakerFX financials, projects, and administrivia. Note, the discussion often runs longer, but we try to keep the actual meeting to 90 minutes. If you can only come for a part of the meeting, that's great! We typically have a google hangout link available in the main slack channel before the meeting starts if you want to join remotely 🙂 This meetup is for MakerFX members, and those that are considering joining... If you just…

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Digital Marketing for Makers

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Digital Marketing for Makers

June 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

June 28 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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July 2019

Open Make – Friday Nights

July 5 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Christmas Lights in July – How to make your home lights DANCE for the holidays

July 9 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Have you ever wanted to be one of those houses on The Great Christmas Light Fight? Learn the basics of DIY home light programming with nothing more than a PC, a raspberry pi and Neopixel light strips!

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Intro To Maslow – MEMBERS ONLY

July 10 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Introduction to the MakerFX's Maslow 4' X 8' Computer Numerically Controlled (CNC) router. During this class we will show how to take an STL file and properly convert it to a GCode file for use on the Maslow router. We will also go over the operation of the Maslow control software (Ground Control) as well as the physical operation of the machine. Reserve your spot at https://maslow-at-mfx.eventbrite.com  

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Digital Marketing for Makers

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Digital Marketing for Makers

July 11 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

July 12 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Lets Make Patriotic Pixel Art

July 16 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Lori from Silly Rabbit Crafts is hosting a pixel art workshop with perler beads - making something from an existing design or design your own! The theme for this workshop is Patriotic but you can design your own or purchase other pre-made kits. There is a small fee of $2 for this workshop to cover the cost of materials for designing your own item. You get to make and take that item with you. You will pay the $2 at…

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Introduction to Schematic & PCB layout with Eagle – Part 1

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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Eagle will bring your electronic inventions to life with a complete set of PCB layout and schematic editing tools, library content, and community-driven features. This class is part 1 of a 2 part series to learn and use the popular and free/maker edition of EAGLE PCB layout program. You will learn how to capture the circuit diagram, layout and route the PC board, then generate universal gerber files so you can use any of several board houses to get your…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

July 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

July 19 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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Lets Make Pixel Art

July 20 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Lori from Silly Rabbit Crafts is hosting a pixel art workshop with perler beads - making something from an existing design or design your own! There is a small fee of $2 for this workshop to cover the cost of materials for designing your own item. You get to make and take that item with you. You will pay the $2 at the workshop. Pre-made kits from Silly Rabbit Crafts will be available for an additional fee. Kits include Pikachu,…

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Digital Marketing for Makers

July 25 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doWe will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bringSuggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to knowMeetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

July 26 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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MakerFX Monthly Membership Meeting

July 31 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Members only business meeting to discuss MakerFX financials, projects, and administrivia. Note, the discussion often runs longer, but we try to keep the actual meeting to 90 minutes. If you can only come for a part of the meeting, that's great! We typically have a google hangout link available in the main slack channel before the meeting starts if you want to join remotely 🙂 This meetup is for MakerFX members, and those that are considering joining... If you just…

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August 2019

Open Make – Friday Nights

August 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

August 2 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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Central Florida Slug Club MFX Tour

August 9 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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The Central Florida Slug Club is a group of adult HP fans from throughout Central Florida who meet regularly in the Orlando area to share their love of the books. They have a number of different meetup types - general social activities, discussion groups, book club (for both Harry Potter and non-Harry Potter books), conventions, and game nights. This night, the Central Florida Slug Club will be joining us at MakerFX to learn all about us and how we fit…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

August 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

August 9 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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Lets Make Animal Pixel Art

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Lori from Silly Rabbit Crafts is hosting a pixel art workshop with perler beads - making something from an existing design or design your own! The theme for this workshop is Animals but you can design your own or purchase other pre-made kits. There is a small fee of $2 for this workshop to cover the cost of materials for designing your own item. You get to make and take that item with you. You will pay the $2 at…

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Power Wheels Racing – How you too can race a tiny car.

August 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

The Power Racing Series is a fun-filled event where competitors build their own tiny racing machines loosely based on the children's ride on toys we (never) had as kids. We will go over the basics of building a car including materials sourcing, rules, basic components and more. Depending on weather and how the cars behave, we might even take existing cars out for a ride.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MdoL8GSosV0

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Open Make – Friday Nights

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

August 16 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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Make The Sun Work For You

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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Would you like to lower your monthly power bill? The class will touch on hobby uses for solar energy but will concentrate on residential uses including planning, design and installation of solar electric systems. You will learn about both thermal as well as electric solar energy. This is not a sales pitch or sales offering for any solar products.  The facilitator is a member of MakerFX and has not paid the power company a cent in over two years.  This…

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Make The Sun Work For You

August 20 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
Free

Would you like to lower your monthly power bill?   The class will touch on hobby uses for solar energy but will concentrate on residential uses including planning, design and installation of solar electric systems. You will learn about both thermal as well as electric solar energy. This is not a sales pitch or sales offering for any solar products.  The facilitator is a member of MakerFX and has not paid the power company a cent in over two years.  This…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

August 23 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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Destash Sale at MakeFX

August 24 @ 10:00 pm - August 25 @ 4:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Destash! Costumer's Overstock Sale. Sellers, come find a home or higher purpose for your fabrics, trims, supplies, or even partially completed costumes that you just don't know what to do with or won't get around to using or finishing. Buyers, meet your fellow fiber art Makers, find great deals on fabric and chat about upcoming projects. WHEN: Saturday August 24, 2019WHERE: MakerFX Makerspace – 8600 Commodity Circle, Suite #158, Orlando. FLSELLER SETUP: Begins 9:00 amSALE: 10:00 am – 4:00 pm…

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Absolute Beginner Arduino

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
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• What we'll do You will learn the basics of a very common micro-controller - the Arduino Uno. No prior experience or knowledge of micro-controllers or electronics required. Above is the picture of the kit (or equivalent) that will be used and you will take home after the workshop. • What to bring Nothing to bring. We will have computers for you to use. • Important to know Remember you get to take the kit home to continue your learning.…

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Absolute Beginner Arduino

August 27 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doYou will learn the basics of a very common micro-controller - the Arduino Uno. No prior experience or knowledge of micro-controllers or electronics required. Above is the picture of the kit (or equivalent) that will be used and you will take home after the workshop. • What to bringNothing to bring. We will have computers for you to use.• Important to knowRemember you get to take the kit home to continue your learning.

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MakerFX Monthly Membership Meeting

August 28 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Members only business meeting to discuss MakerFX financials, projects, and administrivia. Note, the discussion often runs longer, but we try to keep the actual meeting to 90 minutes. If you can only come for a part of the meeting, that's great! We typically have a google hangout link available in the main slack channel before the meeting starts if you want to join remotely 🙂 This meetup is for MakerFX members, and those that are considering joining... If you just…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

August 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

August 30 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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September 2019

Open Make – Friday Nights

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

September 6 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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Introduction to Woodturning

September 7 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
Free

MakerFX's introduction to Woodturning, a beginners guide to getting past the initial anxiety of approaching a rapidly spinning chunk of wood with a pointy metal stick.In this class you will learn about* The differnt parts of a lathe: headstock, tailstock, tool holder and spindle.* Tools, such as: roughing gouge, spindle gouge, skew chisel, parting tools, bowl gouge and carbides.* Sharpening your tools, the sharper your tool, the easier it will be to turn, so you'll want to be comfortable in sharpening…

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Lets Make Fall Themed Pixel Art

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Lori from Silly Rabbit Crafts is hosting a pixel art workshop with perler beads - making something from an existing design or design your own! The theme for this workshop is Fall Season but you can design your own or purchase other pre-made kits. There is a small fee of $2 for this workshop to cover the cost of materials for designing your own item. You get to make and take that item with you. You will pay the $2…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

September 13 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

September 20 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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MakerFX Monthly Membership Meeting

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Members only business meeting to discuss MakerFX financials, projects, and administrivia. Note, the discussion often runs longer, but we try to keep the actual meeting to 90 minutes. If you can only come for a part of the meeting, that's great! We typically have a google hangout link available in the main slack channel before the meeting starts if you want to join remotely 🙂 This meetup is for MakerFX members, and those that are considering joining... If you just…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

September 27 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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How To Use Barry – The Barudan Embroidery Machine

September 28 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
Free

This workshop is an introduction to how to use the Barudan embroidery machine located at MakerFX.  This class will not cover any nature of design.  The instructor will use a sample design and cover the basics of how to use the machine so you can embroider you own design on a material of your choice at a later time. The Barudan BENT-ZQ-201U "Elite" is a 15 needle single head professional embroidery machine - this means you can have 15 colors…

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October 2019

Open Make – Friday Nights

October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

October 4 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

October 11 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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Lets Make Spooky Pixel Art

October 15 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Lori from Silly Rabbit Crafts is hosting a pixel art workshop with perler beads - making something from an existing design or design your own! The theme for this workshop is Spooktakular but you can design your own or purchase other pre-made kits. There is a small fee of $2 for this workshop to cover the cost of materials for designing your own item. You get to make and take that item with you. You will pay the $2 at…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

October 18 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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Make The Sun Work For You

October 22 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
Free

Would you like to lower your monthly power bill?   The class will touch on hobby uses for solar energy but will concentrate on residential uses including planning, design and installation of solar electric systems. You will learn about both thermal as well as electric solar energy. This is not a sales pitch or sales offering for any solar products.  The facilitator is a member of MakerFX and has not paid the power company a cent in over two years.  This…

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Open Make – Friday Nights

October 25 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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MakerFX Monthly Membership Meeting

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Members only business meeting to discuss MakerFX financials, projects, and administrivia. Note, the discussion often runs longer, but we try to keep the actual meeting to 90 minutes. If you can only come for a part of the meeting, that's great! We typically have a google hangout link available in the main slack channel before the meeting starts if you want to join remotely 🙂 This meetup is for MakerFX members, and those that are considering joining... If you just…

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November 2019

Open Make – Friday Nights

November 1 @ 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm EDT
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us and see what we are making. If you have a small project and want to show it off or work on it with hand tools, BRING IT! If you are considering membership, an Open Make event is a great time to stop by, get a tour, meet some of our members, and ask questions. Stop by when you like (you…

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Introduction to Woodturning

November 30 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm EST
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States
Free

MakerFX's introduction to Woodturning, a beginners guide to getting past the initial anxiety of approaching a rapidly spinning chunk of wood with a pointy metal stick.In this class you will learn about* The differnt parts of a lathe: headstock, tailstock, tool holder and spindle.* Tools, such as: roughing gouge, spindle gouge, skew chisel, parting tools, bowl gouge and carbides.* Sharpening your tools, the sharper your tool, the easier it will be to turn, so you'll want to be comfortable in sharpening…

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December 2019

Absolute Beginner Arduino

December 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm EST
MakerFX Makerspace, 8600 Commodity Circle, ##158
Orlando, FL 32819 United States

• What we'll doYou will learn the basics of a very common micro-controller - the Arduino Uno. No prior experience or knowledge of micro-controllers or electronics required. Above is the picture of the kit (or equivalent) that will be used and you will take home after the workshop. • What to bringNothing to bring. We will have computers for you to use.• Important to knowRemember you get to take the kit home to continue your learning.

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