We’ve made good use of our expansion by relocating the woodshop to the back half of the additional space. This opens up much more space for woodworking and eventually more tools and work surfaces. Thanks to generous donors and volunteers for polishing the floor, painting walls, hanging lights, moving equipment, and so much more.
Making The Future 2016
Activity and description: Children participating in the programs will make their own computers using a Raspberry Pi, a touchscreen, and more. During the program, they will learn also soldering skills and be introduced to programming using Scratch, MineCraft, and Python. Instructors and volunteers will guide and support the children over course of the program. Students […]
Pinellas Hack Shack
Pinellas Hack Shack is open in the Pinellas Park area. It is a small makerspace focused on computers especially Linux and woodworking / woodshop. Convenient to St. Petersburg, Clearwater, Largo, Seminole, and the rest of Pinellas County.
Looking forward – tell us what you’d like to see
It’s hard to believe we’ve been in our new space for a year already! Since we moved in last June, we’ve held or hosted over 250 events and programs and seen more than 2,000 people through our doors. We have expanded our free programs with public technology workshops like our growing e-Nable communityand promoted and […]
Making The Future
Thank you Cognizant for helping us Make The Future with some great kids at Robles Elementary and Cypress Creek Elementary. Can’t wait for the next round of classes! Some photos of our newest makers! @HackTampa @adafruit #MakingtheFuture pic.twitter.com/Of7NylT950 — Joe Blankenship (@CGRIIorg) May 22, 2015
Laser Cutter Expo March 28th
Come join Tampa Hackerspace on March 28th for a special day around laser cutter / engraver technology. We’ll be running our Universal Laser M360 machine, teaching classes, and showing off all the creative things that can be done with one. Price: free Please visit the Meetup event to RSVP. Sponsored in part by the Hillsborough County Economic […]
Mid-Pinellas Comic Con
We will have a table at Mid-Pinellas Comic Con Saturday, August 9 from 10am to 5pm. This is at the Seminole Community Library at the St. Petersburg College Seminole campus. Come meet comic fans, gamers, cosplayers, and makers from St. Petersburg, Largo, Clearwater, Seminole and more. We’ll be showing off some of our projects, 3D printing, and […]
St. Pete Makers – bringing a makerspace to St. Petersburg
There is a group, St. Pete Makers, working to bring a makerspace to the downtown St. Petersburg area. They are still forming an organization and looking hard for a space near the downtown area. If you are in the southern end of Pinellas county, check them out.
Meet our new 3D printer
3D printing in Tampa now available For our second 3D printer, we selected a Kossel Clear delta printer. It has a larger build volume and is possibly faster than our original Solidoodle 2 printer. We will keep adding more printers, both to increase our printing capacity for members and to showcase some different printer technologies. […]
LEGO Quadcopter Kickstarter
There’s a new Kickstarter for a LEGO quadcopter / drone kit from Ed Scott and Nick Margarone. They first met up at a “Everything Quadrotor” Meetup we organized back in November. Ed showed off his autonomous GPS-controlled hexcopter and talked about a lot of his experiences flying, including recovering his copter from crashes in lakes and […]