Category Archives: DIY

In Memory of Misspent Summers

Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time. – from, Phrynette Married A Guest Blog by Chuck Stephens Remember summer break? Those two months seemed to stretch out forever with endless possibilities and no obligations. No pressure, no homework, no tests, … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 Program Now Online

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 promises to be our biggest and best event yet, and a sign of things to come, as our Maker community continues to grow and connect.   Check out our 2015 event program and start planning how … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Innovation Lab [Makerspace @ SPC]

The Innovation Lab [Makerspace @ SPC] is a creative space at the St. Petersburg College Library of the Seminole Campus.  The Innovation Lab [Makerspace @ SPC] has been one of our great collaborative partners helping make Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 possible! Chad … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015: Fighting Robots, 3D Printing, Handcrafts, Inventions, Gaming & More!

In just one week, on April 18th  at 9am at the  Florida State Fairgrounds Florida Center, Gulf Coast MakerCon will open its doors for our 4th Annual Celebration of the DIY Inventive Spirit! We’ll have more than 75 exhibitors representing a wide diversity … Continue reading

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Chuck Stephens: Making as an Economy of Ideas

Chuck Stephens is a local Maker of Art, Instruments, Music and Gadgets, who also works with Eureka! Factory, which produces Gulf Coast MakerCon.  He was one of our featured Makers back in March and is back with a guest post with some thoughtful considerations about … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Dan Flisek, Mr. Home Scientist

Dan Flisek – “The Home Scientist” – was one of our guest favorites last year, with his informative and fiery chemistry demos.  He joins us again this year, and he’s sure to inspire some new reactions (get it, reactions?) at … Continue reading

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Make the Maker: J Kent, Maker of Mabel the T-Rex Skull and a Mean Cream of Mushroom Soup

We have some amazing Makers of the Arts this year, among them J Kent, whose diverse talents, interests and passions will be made manifest through his lifesize cardboard sculpture of Mabel the T-Rex Skull, among other things.  J Kent has … Continue reading

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