This is the MakerBar

Still haven’t visited? Been a while? Just curious? Get a sneak peek inside our mad science lair!

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The MakerBar is a 1,400 square-foot hideout for makers. We modify and build high-tech stuff for the sheer fun of it, and have built a place where anyone is welcome to join in. Our workshop includes machine tools…

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…chests of ┬áhand tools…

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…and three 3D printers like this MakerBot Cupcake.

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You can browse shelves of electronic components…

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…a selection of Arduino, ChipKit, and dev boards…

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…an always-rotating selection of soldering kits, many designed by MakerBar members…

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…a big lending library of Make Magazines, techie books, and esoteric games…

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…and a bigger library of stimulating beverages.

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Locals gather at the MakerBar to meet new friends…

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…hang out with old ones…

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…collaborate on ambitious projects…

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…take hands-on classes…

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…or figure it out on their own.

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Some projects are messy…

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…some projects are silly…

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…some projects are dangerous…

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…and some projects are beautiful…

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…but what all projects have in common, and why we work hard to bring you the MakerBar, is that building something yourself feels AWESOME!

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Been procrastinating? Well, pull your act together and show up before you miss out on even more excellence! The MakerBar is open every Wednesday and Friday, with free open-house events from 7:00 until midnight.

Join us on Meetup, follow us on Twitter, and join our discussion group, but most importantly, show up and see the MakerBar firsthand!