Category Archives: DIY

Meet the Electric Race Car Makers: Electrathon of Tampa Bay

We’re very happy to be able to host the 2nd annual Electrathon of Tampa Bay Race at Gulf Coast MakerCon! Electrathon racers are custom built three or four wheeled electric vehicles, similar in overall appearance to a Go-Kart, but powered by an … Continue reading

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Meet the Maker: Gypsy’s Weavings

We are excited to welcome Gypsy’s Weavings back to Gulf Coast MakerCon. Bethany “Anakhet” Blascoe has ventured into fun new territory with her hand crafted chainmaille jewelry and accessories.  We asked her to tell us more about her work and what she is bringing to … Continue reading

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Meet the Makers: Sir Bentley Freckles & Assoc

Brand new to the exhibit scene is Barbara Sapp Lancaster with Sir Bentley Freckles & Associates.  Barbara (aka:  The Dali Baba) takes her love and appreciation of musical instruments, along with her passion for art and combines it all into treasures … Continue reading

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Calling All Makers! Early Bird Vendor Space & Tickets Now Available!

We’re making ready for our 2016 Gulf Coast MakerCon event! Early Bird tickets to attend the event are 30% off gate admission costs through February 15th. Gate Admission the day of the event is $15 for adults, $14 for seniors 65+ and … Continue reading

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Gulf Coast MakerCon: What’s New for 2016

Gulf Coast MakerCon planning is well underway for our 2016 event on April 9th at the Florida State Fairgrounds.  Now in our 3rd year as Gulf Coast MakerCon, and our 5th as Tampa Bay’s oldest Maker festival, we’ve been learning … Continue reading

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Happy Thanksgiving from Gulf Coast Makers!

At Gulf Coast Makers, we’re very grateful for our wonderful creative community and share with you here, our Makers Grace.           ~~~~~~~~~ The Makers Grace For the company of family and friends, For the nourishment of … Continue reading

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