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Meet the Maker: Rocket Burns

Here at Gulf Coast MakerCon, we get excited about all of our makers… but we really get fired up about our amazing youth makers!! It is our pleasure to introduce you to a wonderful, intelligent and inspiring young man, Rocket … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Upcycled Studio

Ken and Diana Swallow are a husband and wife creative team who combine their artistic talents in Upcycled Studio.  We first met them in 2013, when they came out to our then Mini Maker Faire, in Pasco.  We’ve grown a lot since then, … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Tobi Weisbond, of Unique Rabbit

Returning to Gulf Coast MakerCon this year, is Tobi Weisbond, of Unique Rabbit. Tobi is a local artist living in New Port Richey with her husband. Her love affair with the visual arts began 60+ years ago in the basement … Continue reading

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