What we're about

We are a non-profit makerspace. We offer classes and events on all sorts of making. Most are open to everyone. Then for a fee (starting at $50/month), you can join as a member and have 24/7 access to our workshop and tools.

Tell us what you make and hack!

Web: http://tampahackerspace.com/
Twitter: https://twitter.com/HackTampa
Facebook: https://facebook.com/groups/TampaHack/
Event calendar: http://bit.ly/1dGVPBw

Some of the projects our members work on: aquaponics, FIRST robotics, Arduino, Raspberry Pi, Internet of Things (IoT), electronics, ham / amateur radio, wearable electronics, home automation, microcontrollers, quadcopters, drones, 3D printing, art, etc. We are working on offering a wide range of classes from Minecraft to sewing to LED lighting to Linux to lockpicking to movie making and photography. Whether your interest is technology like hardware or electronic devices, software, or artistic like art, design, film, or music, we're here to help you with your projects.

Our workshop currently has several 3D printers, a plastic former, a laser cutter, several CNC routers, machine tools including a CNC mill, vertical mill and metal lathes and one of the best equipped woodshops you'll ever see! We also have a first-rate electronics bench. We have multiple quad copters and robot kits. We are continuously acquiring more equipment and are in the process of setting up a computing lab to support the programming, design and fabrication tools.

Upcoming events (5+)

Inaugural Entrepreneur's Guild Meeting

4931 W Nassau St

Hello fellow entrepreneurs! Are you feeling stuck on your current product? Need advice on getting a prototype working? Or maybe you woke up with a brilliant idea and just realized you don't know where to even begin? Have no fear, the Entrepeneur's Guild is here! This is a space to ideate, prototype, and collaborate on your entrepreneurial endeavors. We will be meeting up once a month to discuss current projects, give each other critical feedback, and explore the ways that the space can be useful to us entrepreneurs. Feel free to bring your prototypes, products, and ideas with you! This meetup is open to both members and nonmembers. It is free to attend.

3D Printer Orientation

Tampa Hackerspace

This class is free. This is the class to take if you would like an introduction to a 3D printer. This class is required for operation of Tampa Hackerspace 3D printers. It covers the basics of 3D printing. Come on down to the space and have your curiosity satisfied about the technology associated with 3D printing. I will bring some models of things that can be made using a 3D printer. We'll cover the software needed to run the printers we have at the space, a DeltaMaker and Hypercube. The printers are can be used for free by paid members of Tampa Hackerspace. Information on becoming a paid member can be found on our website (http://tampahackerspace.com/membership). For a non-member a day pass may be purchased to come back to use the printers at a future date.

Basic Electronic Circuits Theory

4931 W Nassau St

This meetup is intended for people who want to learn about the basic theory of electronics. Topics covered include Voltage, Current, resistance, types of circuits, Ohms law, and more. An understanding of basic algebra is very helpful. No other previous experience is needed. The class is $10 for members and $20 for non-members. When you RSVP, you'll need to prepay for the class. Unpaid registrations will be moved off the roster after 24 hours. Payment can be made on our Square Marketplace store at https://squareup.com/store/tampahackerspace/item/basic-electronics Information on becoming a paid member can be found on our website (http://tampahackerspace.com/membership).

Advanced Laser Cutter Skills (Members Only)

Tampa Hackerspace

PREREQUISITE: You must be signed of on the laser engraver. Learn to better use the laser cutter/engraver. Topics include Usage of the Rotary tool Image Vectorization using Inkscape Exporting designs from Fusion 360 Using online box generators Laser optics cleaning This meetup is open to paid members only. For details on becoming a member of Tampa Hackerspace, please visit http://tampahackerspace.com/membership/

Past events (1,296)

Weekly Open Make Night

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