Category Archives: DIY

Gulf Coast MakerCon 2016 Program Now Online!

Our 2016 Gulf Coast MakerCon event program is now available for your browsing – and downloading – pleasure! See the event layout, and check out our great list of exhibitors by booth number in the program or in this separate … Continue reading

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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 Young Makers of Benito Library and Makerspace – BLAM!

We’re happy to have the Young Makers of Benito Library and Makerspace – BLAM! – joining us again at Gulf Coast MakerCon April 9.  Now in their 2nd year, the Benito Library Makerspace program is big and active, averaging 40-60 … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: ASME@USF

One of our new Maker groups this year is ASME@USF . A student chapter of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) based at the University of South Florida, ASME@USF is a nonprofit organization for engineers, typically mechanical engineering students, to … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: FreeFab 3D

Our friends at FreeFab 3D having been participating in Gulf Coast MakerCon since the beginning and we’re very happy to welcome them back for our 5th annual MakerCon event this year!  FreeFab 3D is a notable not just for being … Continue reading

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