Cultural Creations kicks off with Día de los Muertos mini altar workshop

We’ve dusted off the laser cutter, brought out the craft supplies, and we’re eager to get back into the maker game. As we continue to work towards our ultimate goal of opening a makerspace, in the meantime we’ve decided to host a quarterly workshop series titled, Cultural Creations. Our inaugural workshop will focus on Día Read More …

Last Minute DIY Holiday Gifts

As the holidays approach, it seems everyone wants a gift that is both thoughtful and easy on the wallet. DIY gifts are a great approach because they add a homemade touch, allowing your personality to show while also being budget-friendly. The following are five customizable gift ideas for anyone in your life: Terrarium Jar This may Read More …

Weekend Warrior | Inkodye Obsessed

My love affair with inkodye started when a Darby Smart subscription box came in the mail last fall. I received a sunfold printing kit, and got to work. I’m usually the type of person to botch a craft project at my first attempt so I was dreading what the outcome would be with this project. Read More …

Free 3D modeling software for 3D printers

Our two favorites would have to be GoogleSketchUp and OpenSCAD.   OpenSCAD is completely free and has a solid base in CAD modeling.  OpenSCAD is a bit more complicated than Google SketchUp, when it comes to a learning curve, but you can do some amazing things once you learn how to use it correctly.  In addition you’ll gain a Read More …