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Everyone wants a place where you can find the tools you need and, maybe, a group of people that know how to do interesting stuff and have amazing madskills that you can collaborate with to create new and wonderful things?

Yea... us too.

We want to put together a place like that in Longmont. This would be a place where art, technology, tools, teaching and collaboration come together into a true creative community.

What's often been called a Hackerspace or Makerspace in other cities with similar spaces.

Imagine one place with all the tools you need, or might need to really let loose your innovative side. Tools like work stations with 3D printers, Lasercuters, textile tools like computer driven embroidery machines, recording studio and video editing bay equipment, woodworking tools, soldering stations, electronics and robotic stations, welding equipment, a private cloud system (think: your own personal datacenter) and a classroom full of people all week long learning and teaching subjects ranging from synthetic biology to autonomous drones to arduino robotics programming to good costume design techniques.

Maybe even a class where your kids can learn to program.

If you're interested in helping to create a space like this, come join us and let's see what we can create together.

DEFINITIONS: HACKER: A hacker is a person who enjoys exploring the limits of what is possible, in a spirit of playful cleverness.

HACKERSPACE / MAKERSPACE: It is a community-operated physical space where people with common interests, often in computers, technology, science and/or art, can meet, socialize and/or collaborate. Hackerspaces can be viewed as open community labs incorporating elements of machine shops, workshops and/or studios where hackers can come together to share resources, tools and knowledge to build and make things.

Learn more: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hackerspace

Our website: http://www.tinkermill.org

Join the conversationhttp://forum.tinkermill.org/


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MAIN: 1840 Delaware Pl. Longmont CO.

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TinkerMill: Longmont's Makerspace

  • Yesterday · 7:00 PM

    CNC Mogul- Router Table Basics: How to use the CNC Mogul

    5 Makers, Creators & Hackers

    VIDEO OF THE CLASS HERE:  http://youtu.be/5d4LCG1QcLs https://cncmogul.com/gallery/ Description: Learn the basics of how to use the CNC Mogul router table. This is a '... Learn more
  • Yesterday · 7:00 PM

    Injection Mold Machine

    4 Makers, Creators & Hackers

    Continue work on the vintage injection mold press.  More details and current discussions on slack https://tinkermill.slack.com/messages/injection_mold/  Talk to Ron... Learn more
  • Yesterday · 6:30 PM

    How to use the 80 watt Laser Cutter

    4 Makers, Creators & Hackers

    Learn to operate our 80 watt laser cutter. Learn  to import DXF files and operate the Rabbit QX[masked] 80W laser cutter. This certification is required before you can... Learn more
  • Yesterday · 5:30 PM

    Ride your Bike

    2 Makers, Creators & Hackers

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  • Yesterday · 3:00 PM

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    5 Makers, Creators & Hackers

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