Come on down to SLO MakerSpace for this free event to learn about the Open Source Beehives Project, connect with other locals on the topic of bees and beekeeping, and learn how you could use the SLO MakerSpace’s CNC Router to build your own beehive! When: Sunday, March 9th from 7pm to 8pm. Where: SLO […]
Join us for a Softec Open House hosted at SLO MakerSpace on February 19th from 5pm-7pm! Softec is the Central Coast’s leading technology industry group. Established in 1995, Softec has grown to over 1000 members and includes organizations as well as individuals and is by far the largest, most active technology group in the area. Our list […]
After months of hard work of getting permits, building the shop, learning tools, creating safety curriculum, and more, SLO MakerSpace is finally open! Everyone involved is extremely happy to make it to this point and we cannot wait to get members in to the shop and using the space! In addition to beefing up our […]
Applications are being accepted until Feb. 28 for maker-exhibitors in the second annual SLO Mini Maker Faire, co-produced by Cal Poly. The SLO Mini Maker Faire celebrates do-it-yourself (DIY) creativity and tinkering. Participants of all ages come together to make, create, learn, invent, craft, recycle, build, think, play and be inspired by celebrating arts, crafts, engineering, food, […]
Join us for an Open House on January 18th from 1-4pm to see the progress we’ve made at SLO MakerSpace! Tour our complete facility including the WorkSpace, WorkShop, Co-Working Spaces, Electronics and Crafts Area, and the Demonstration Room. We’ll be having live demos of the 3D printer, CNC router, CNC mill, and robotics projects as […]
Watch the first promo video for SLO MakerSpace and find out a little bit more what we’re all about! And if you haven’t already, please subscribe to our email newsletter in the right hand column and like us on Facebook to stay updated!
Dying to know what the SLO MakerSpace is going to look like? Here is a quick runthrough of our 3,300 square foot facility! We’re excited to start building out the space and moving in the machines; make sure to subscribe to our email newsletter to find out when you can come help us out!
SLO MakerSpace was invited to join dozens of robotics clubs, companies, and enthusiasts showcasing their work at the Softec Robotics Expo. We showed off Alex’s homemade 3D printer, Clint’s InMoov robotic hand, some autonomous driving robots built by Tom, and talked up the MakerSpace to hundreds of interested makers, hackers, parents, and kids. We had a […]
The SLO MakerSpace team has been hard at work the last few months fundraising, holding meetings, pushing paperwork, looking at spaces, and brainstorming. We are very close to securing a space, at which point we will begin the build-out process of moving in machines, making workbenches, setting up computers, and making the SLO MakerSpace an amazing place […]
On July 27th, SLO MakerSpace taught an Intro to Arduino and Raspberry Pi class to 15 participants at the San Luis Obispo County Library. We covered the basics of the Arduino platform and constructed circuits that turned on lights, moved servos, made music, and used buttons! The Arduino kits we used are the Adafruit ARDX Experimentation Kit. […]