A Close-Knit Community

It is officially the time of year when it’s so tempting to never leave the house, curl up on a couch, and knit in front a fire or a good movie. We provide an alternative: come do that here with other cozy people!! Depending on the desires of the group, …

A Value-able Experience

Here at Seattle Makers, we’ve given a lot of thought to what we value as an organization; how we want to interact with each other, with our members, with the community, and with the world at large. Because we’re all very visually-inclined, it wasn’t just enough to have a list …

Open House!

You are invited to spend an afternoon in Seattle’s newest makerspace. When:  Saturday, December 9, 1pm  – 4pm Where:  Seattle Makers  – 500 Aurora Avenue N, Seattle WA 98109 Who:  All ages welcome RSVP:  let us know you’re coming either on Eventbrite or Meetup What have you always wanted to …

Ye Olde Donation Boxe

Today’s project comes to us courtesy of our Supermodeler, Joy:  this this wooden donation box, appropriately named Ye Olde Donation Boxe.  The E’s are NOT silent.  Pronounce all the E’s! This box was born out of a need to have a way for folks to donate at our meetups.  Joy …

Upcoming 3D Printing Classes

 . Are you interested in making your own human skull, or ya know, literally anything else? We have upcoming 3D printer certifications and TinkerCad workshops taking place at our makerspace in South Lake Union!  All courses are open to members of Seattle Makers and non-members.  Ages 6-106 are welcome.  Go to …

Pumpkins & Costumes

It’s pumpkin and costume time!!  We’ve been getting geared up for Halloween here at Seattle Makers.  Time to hearken back to the playful creative minds of our youth and throw decorum to the wind. Our very own Jeremy Hanson defied death and used our laser cutter to…. CARVE A PUMPKIN!!  We were …

A Sticky Situation

Here at Seattle Makers, we’re always looking for new ways to make the most of the space we have.  We want to have an abundance of useful tools and equipment, which means we also need a way to store it.  Today’s storage challenge: tape.  Much like subatomic forces, tape holds …

Seattle Startup Week

We were thrilled (THRILLED!) to participate in Techstars Startup Week (part of  Seattle Startup Week hosted by Comcast Washington) yesterday.  We showcased our 3D printing, laser cutting, and CNC milling to a curious and lively crowd. We hung out with Andrew and Adam Powers from Key Tech Labs.  This brilliant and …

The Pluses of Prototyping

Today, our topic is prototyping.  For a lot of folks, prototyping feels like a waste of time, creating something with the possibility of failure.  For another perspective, take a look at this TED talk given by Tom Wujec, a global leader in 3D design, engineering and entertainment software. How does this …