Category Archives: DIY

Gulf Coast MakerCon Early Bird Tickets Now Available

We’re pleased to announce that Early Bird ticketing is now open for Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015! Early Bird Specials run through midnight March 31: $8 per person, ages 13 and up. $25 for a Family/Friend 4-pack (Early Bird special only!). … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 Makers Application Now Open!

Make stuff? Love sharing what you make? Love selling what you make? Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015 is the place to do both! Our Makers Application is now open, and we invite you to share what you make at our April 18th event … Continue reading

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Celebrate Andrew Carnegie’s Birthday at the Hive Makerspace

Gulf Coast Makers are invited to join in the Andrew Carnegie Birthday Party & STEAM Fair at The Hive Centennial Celebration Open House at John F. Germany Library, at 900 Ashley Drive in Tampa, on Saturday, November 15th, from 1pm to 4pm. … Continue reading

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Thank You, Hillsborough County!

It with great gratitude that we recognize Hillsborough County for their generous support of  Gulf Coast MakerCon 2015, through an EDI2 Economic Development grant. Hillsborough County recognizes direct added value to our community of supporting and celebrating our vital maker community … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon: A Look at the Maker Community

Nice video about Gulf Coast MakerCon 2014 from Wayne Rasanen, inventor of the In10Did keyboard, and president of the Tampa Bay Inventors Council,  one of our Gulf Coast MakerCon partners.   Thank you, Wayne!

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We Want Your Blog Posts!

We know you’re out there – incredible makers doing amazing things with electronics, wood, textiles, concrete blocks,pvc pipes, old chairs, Spanish moss – you name it, we know you do it!   So we’re inviting you, the awesome makers of … Continue reading

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Guest Blog: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Arduino

Maker of all trades, Chuck Stephens, shares his insights on learning to love the Arduino. _________________ I have an admission to make- I was an Arduino resistor. It’s not that I didn’t appreciate what could be done with microcontrollers; I … Continue reading

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