• Introduction to XCarve CNC

    MakerFX Makerspace

    ATTENTION: MakerFX Members Only Event. This is a workshop on CNC Routing. We will cover basic concepts, basic drawing, and how to set the XCarve up to run a file after it’s been created.

  • Lets Make Pixel Art

    MakerFX Makerspace

    Lori from Silly Rabbit Crafts is hosting a pixel art workshop with perler beads - making something from an existing design or design your own! There is a small fee of $2 for this workshop to cover the cost of materials for designing your own item. You get to make and take that item with you. You will pay the $2 at the workshop. Pre-made kits from Silly Rabbit Crafts will be available for an additional fee. Kits include Pikachu, Tardis, Creeper, Spider-man, Deadpool, Pokeball and more. Available kits will depend on inventory. Interact with Silly Rabbit Crafts on Facebook! https://www.facebook.com/SillyRabbitCrafts/ INDIVIDUALS UNDER THE AGE OF 18 MUST BE ACCOMPANIED BY AN ADULT AT ALL TIMES. About MakerFX MakerFX is a community-led makerspace in South Orlando with 3500 sq. ft. of space, and maker tools such as a laser engraver, CNC router, vinyl cutter, 3D printers, woodworking tools and much more. Our community includes members from a diverse set of backgrounds including artists, engineers, teachers and software developers. MakerFX is a program of The Maker Effect Foundation, a 501(c)(3) public charity located in Orlando, FL. The Maker Effect Foundation also produces Maker Faire Orlando.

  • Digital Marketing for Makers

    MakerFX Makerspace

    • What we'll do We will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bring Suggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to know Meetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google Hangout, if you'd like to attend remotely, email [masked]

  • Open Make - Friday Nights

    MakerFX Makerspace

    Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when you like (you don't have to make the 5:30pm start time!). If you want to know the latest in what's happening at the space (and how late will we be there on a given Friday night), consider joining the discussion on our slack - you can get an invite here (http://www.makerfx.org/wp-login.php?action=slack-invitation).

  • 501st Legion Makaze Squad Armor Party

    MakerFX Makerspace

    The local 501st squad will be gathering at MakerFX for a central FL member armor party and swag swap. Event is open to all local and out of town / squad 501st, Rebel Legion, Southern R2 Builders, and Mando Mercs(as well as MakerFX members). We will be working on our armor kits, props, or just hanging out helping the noobs work towards approval.

  • MakerFX Monthly Membership Meeting

    MakerFX Makerspace

    Members only business meeting to discuss MakerFX financials, projects, and administrivia. Note, the discussion often runs longer, but we try to keep the actual meeting to 90 minutes. If you can only come for a part of the meeting, that's great! We typically have a google hangout link available in the main slack channel before the meeting starts if you want to join remotely :) This meetup is for MakerFX members, and those that are considering joining... If you just want a tour of the space, please come for an Open Make event.

  • Open Make - Friday Nights

    MakerFX Makerspace

    Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when you like (you don't have to make the 5:30pm start time!). If you want to know the latest in what's happening at the space (and how late will we be there on a given Friday night), consider joining the discussion on our slack - you can get an invite here (http://www.makerfx.org/wp-login.php?action=slack-invitation).

  • Digital Marketing for Makers

    MakerFX Makerspace

    • What we'll do We will discuss digital marketing concepts for makers, and the on-going digital marketing campaigns for MakerFX Makerspace, Maker Faire Orlando, and more. • What to bring Suggest bringing a tablet or laptop so that you can be looking at websites, emails, etc. as we work. • Important to know Meetup is located at MakerFX Makerspace in South Orlando we will either meet in the classroom (downstairs) or in the mezzanine conference room (upstairs). We typically also run a Google Hangout, if you'd like to attend remotely, email [masked]

  • Open Make - Friday Nights

    MakerFX Makerspace

    Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when you like (you don't have to make the 5:30pm start time!). If you want to know the latest in what's happening at the space (and how late will we be there on a given Friday night), consider joining the discussion on our slack - you can get an invite here (http://www.makerfx.org/wp-login.php?action=slack-invitation).

  • Open Make - Friday Nights

    MakerFX Makerspace

    Open Make is an Open House where we are also making stuff - and you are welcome to join us - its a great way to learn how you can use the laser, cnc router, 3d printers, and more for your projects. If you have a project - BRING IT - we love to see what you are making! We are usually at MakerFX until 9 or 10pm at the earliest on a Friday night - so stop by when you like (you don't have to make the 5:30pm start time!). If you want to know the latest in what's happening at the space (and how late will we be there on a given Friday night), consider joining the discussion on our slack - you can get an invite here (http://www.makerfx.org/wp-login.php?action=slack-invitation).