Category Archives: Makers

Concerto in CAD: A Battlebot is Born

Some people put videos of nature or landscapes to music, or images of people. Some see concertos in CAD.  Enjoy this look at a Southeast Combot Championship robot under design, courtesy of Chris Willingham, a mentor with the  Edgar Allan Ohms Land O’Lakes … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Minda Cameron, Creator of Flap Top Comforter

Gulf Coast MakerCon will feature a lot of tech related Makers and exhibitors, but we also have a big complement of crafters, who are equally the Makers we celebrate when we talk about the DIY Inventive Spirit.  “Inventive” doesn’t automatically … 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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Meet the Makers: Tampa Hackerspace

Now two years old, Tampa Hackerspace is one of the oldest Tampa Bay public workshops around and one of the biggest and most active.  Several of the makers around their booth, are also members, and developed their creations and projects at … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Gypsy’s Weavings

We’ve got a diverse community of artists and crafters represented at Gulf Coast MakerCon this year, among them Gypsy’s Weavings, makers of hand crafted chainmaille jewelry.  We asked them to tell us more about their work and what they’re bringing to … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Terry Nehring, Inventor of StoreHitch™

Invention is the heart and soul of any maker event, that Inventive Spirit that we celebrate made whole, visible and viable through the ingenuity and hard work of curious and resourceful problem solvers.  Terry Nehring is one of those problem … Continue reading

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