Category Archives: DIY

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2014 Fun & Successful!

Gulf coast MakerCon, Tampa Bay’s  3rd Annual Celebration of the DIY Inventive Spirit brought everything from Blacksmith Artists, to Electric Race Cars and fighting robots to the Florida Fairgrounds Special Events Center West, at 4800 Highway 301 North in Tampa, on … Continue reading

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Day One, Awesome Fun!

We had a terrific first day at Gulf Coast MakerCon 2014! The weather was gorgeous, making for picture perfect runs of the Electrathon racers, breezes under the trees where the blacksmith artists worked, and generally a perfect Florida spring day … Continue reading

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T -1 to Gulf Coast MakerCon!

We’re Excited! Are You?! The t-shirts are here! The program is ready! The Makers are pumped and the Volunteers are prepped! All that’s missing is YOU! Just one more day to get your discounted tickets for a weekend of creative awesomeness!

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Meet the Maker: Pamela French, of Pami Pocket

Pamela French is one of our great commercial makers,  bringing her creation, “Pami Pocket ” to Gulf Coast MakerCon.   She’s also Vice President of the Tampa Bay Inventor’s Council, one of our event partners, heading up our Inventors Showcase. … Continue reading

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Meet the Makerspace Makers and Attend our 3rd Annual Makerspace UnConference

It’s an exciting time in Tampa Bay!  When we held our first “Makerspace UnConference” at our first Maker festival in 2012, there were no full scale makerspaces in Tampa Bay.  The Faulhaber FabLab at the GWIZ Science Museum in Sarasota … Continue reading

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Meet the Communications Makers: Tampa Amateur Radio Club

We’re excited to have the Tampa Amateur Radio Club (TARC)  joining us at Gulf Coast MakerCon again this year.  We’ve always had “Hams” at our maker festival, and believe they bring a fun, interesting and important element to our DIY Celebration … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Jason Rawley, of Fireblade Comics

We love the cosplay and gaming elements of our event this year, and are happy to welcome Jason Rawley of Fireblade Comics to our line up for Gulf Coast MakerCon 2014.  We asked him to tell us a bit about … Continue reading

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