Guest Post – The Case for a Campus Makerspace: St. Laurence College (Kingston)

Special thanks to Michael Clark for writing this special guest post about the case for campus makerspaces. If you would like to share your thoughts about making, get in touch (info@dhmakerbus.com) – we’d love to feature your work. (Click here to view a high resolution copy of the poster: Mike_MakerSpace_Poster_Final) For the past three years, I’ve […]

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Building a makerspace? Safety considerations for 3D printers, drones, and laser cutters

Makerspaces are amazing places for learning and discovery – unparalleled spaces that encourage people to learn through hands-on discovery. At the same time, makerspaces often contain equipment that can be extremely dangerous. At the MakerBus we often consult with organizations that are interested in building makerspaces. From libraries, to schools, to community centres, we are […]

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Kitchen as Makerspace

 – A clean kitchen is a sign of a wasted life – There are all kinds of making. One of the most important, one that everyone does, is the making of food. From a simple box of KD or a peanut butter sandwich to a gourmet soup or roast dinner, humans make everyday: we make […]

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Pop-up Makerspace visits

Option 1 – Get your gears turning with Maker Basics Contact us for a quote: Length of visit: 2 hours In this 2 hour visit, one MakerBus team member will come to your location and bring along basic maker tools to inspire your visitors to learn more about the Maker Movement. Example Demos: micro-camera kits brush-bots […]

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