MakerFX Makerspace

Skull Useless Machine

Skull Useless Machine

MakerFX attends a number of outreach events. One of the purposes of these outreach efforts is to introduce people to different things we make and do at the space. I have liked the idea of a “Useless machine” but wanted to make something more elaborate and entertaining. We came across a plastic skull that hadContinue Reading Skull Useless Machine

Bumblebee, a Magic Wheelchair

Bumblebee, a Magic Wheelchair

MakerFX members, along with other makers from ATMakers, Makers Hollow, MakeMIA, FamiLAB, and Tampa Hackerspace worked together under a crazy 3 week deadline to turn Alex’s wheelchair into an epic interactive Bumblebee costume as part of the Magic Wheelchair program Read about the build on the Make Magazine blog. Incredible makers doing incredible things! @MagicWheelchairContinue Reading Bumblebee, a Magic Wheelchair

Advanced soldering training at Maker Faire Orlando 2017

Advanced soldering training at Maker Faire Orlando 2017

For the past six years at Maker Faire Orlando, members of FamiLab have taught attendees how to solder with a cool little Makey pin with 2 self-flashing LEDs.  We’ve been asked for more advanced soldering training, and we responded with the addition of a PIC-microcontroller-based board twinkling several LEDs, and with a switch that can beContinue Reading Advanced soldering training at Maker Faire Orlando 2017

Grand Opening Event

Grand Opening Event

YOU are invited to our Grand Opening on June 9th! We will have light snacks, soft drinks, and party music 🙂 RSVP on Meetup, Facebook, or send us an email.