The Laser Cutter Guild

The iconic Josh Lotts, horse tamer, bull rider, and born engineer recently completed a huge upgrade on our Lasersaur Laser cutter.   The Lasersaur started with an enormous 2′ x 4′ bed and a wicked 4 foot long, 100 watt laser tube capable of cutting through as much as 3/4″ boards, but it’s grown substantially thanks …

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The Digital Graphics guild

The Staunton Makerspace is a collection of guilds.  Each Guild focuses on an area of expertise.  We have a lot of guilds these days.  Cody Wilmer, pictured here, leads our Digital Graphics guild.  Cody is one of several entrepreneurs around the makerspace, his company Fitz Kits creates DIY kits for building complex steel beam structures from reusable …

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We bought a building!

We are officially moving to 20 South Jefferson Street.  Thanks to a generous donation, we were able to purchase this building, which will nearly triple the amount of room we have to operate, and make improvements, expansions and alternations nearly limitless.   We have already founded a new Pottery guild, and thanks to the kind donation …

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CNC Router Class was held on July 13

[et_pb_section bb_built=”1″][et_pb_row][et_pb_column type=”4_4″][et_pb_text] Introduction to CNC Routers: Making a Wooden Inlay Thursday, July 13, 6:30-8:30PM This skill building course will introduce you to a CNC routing machine, a software-controlled carving tool that can be used to make precise inlays, 3D carvings, and more. Focusing on Easel, a simple and free software program that makes cutting …

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The Guild Wars

Here is a mind map of brainstorming sessions we have had at several of “the pond” meetings. This is in no way a final plan, only a concept of many people’s input, I was just trying to visualize it with a graphical representation. Your input is welcomed. Everyone can vote 😉 I used the free …

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JellyBOX Class

  JellyBOX Class given on June 10, 2017 Participants built their own 3D printer to take home. Manufactured in Bluegrass, Virginia