#MakerMonday | Meet Madison Cooper

While you may have already read introductions from the Make San Antonio team, you have yet to meet our newest addition. Madison Cooper is Make San Antonio’s first volunteer. Madison found Make San Antonio through our profile on SA2020, she was “looking to be apart of a meaningful organization” and stumbled upon us. We’re happy Read More …

#MakerMonday | DIY Fiesta Medal

If you’re from San Antonio you’re all too familiar with Fiesta — from the parades to the craziness of collecting Fiesta medals. Fiesta is definitely a time to embrace your creative side. Although official Fiesta medals are pretty cool collectors items, as makers we like to take things from a DIY approach. This past week, Read More …

Make San Antonio Membership Drive Update

A big thank you to all those who have supported us, gave us feedback, suggestions and well wishes. We appreciate all the help during this membership drive. As our membership drive comes to a close, we’re well aware that we will not be reaching our 100 member sign-up goal. Therefore we will not be charging Read More …

Who are the people behind Make San Antonio?

Greg Reyes is an IT Engineer who is passionate about making. He grew up surrounded by tradesmen from ASE certified master mechanics to metalworkers to old carpenters who showed him a love for building with his own hands and taking pride in his work. His formal education in Computer Science allowed him to expand on Read More …

Why Join Make San Antonio’s Membership Drive Now?

We’re a week into our membership drive, and we’re at 9 percent of our goal of reaching 100 members within our five week campaign. Since we’ve kicked off our drive, we’ve been met with a few questions including; “Why join now when I can just wait until Make San Antonio opens their doors, and join Read More …

Knowledge is Power – Francis Bacon

We’ve all heard the phrase quoted, “Knowledge is Power” but in my opinion it’s a bit misleading.  Knowledge is amazing!  Learning is what drives us to become who we are and what we want to be.  Prior to these last two decades however, an individual had to have a formal education in order to gain what Read More …

What is a makerspace?

Make San Antonio of course! Well, that still doesn’t answer the burning question. The best way to describe a makerspace is a gym for creatives. You become a member of a gym to use unique gym equipment, maybe take a few classes or training, and build your health. A makerspace has the same concept. At a makerspace you’ll become a Read More …

The Endless Possibilities of 3D Printing

Doctors, makers, and inventors are using 3D printing in some creative ways to do some amazing things. The versatility of 3D printing coupled with a good imagination is all you really need. You could go out, show a group of people how to use a 3D printer, and each one of them would think up Read More …