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. 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, welding, sewing machines, vinyl cutters, a heat press, kilns, 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.

Upcoming events (5)

Online Weekly Open Make Night

Online event

We are moving Open Make Nights online until further notice.
Please email us at [masked] and we will try to arrange individual tours once safer at home restrictions have eased.
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Join us to work on your stuff, bounce ideas off of members and socialize.

Occasionally, we'll throw in a small class.

Free and open to everyone.

3D Printer Orientation: Printing at Tampa Hackerspace (THS Members only)

We'll cover the processes needed to operate the 3D printers at Tampa Hackerspace. We'll cover loading and unloading; bed leveling, when you should do it, and how; loading your print onto the printer and starting the job; filament selection and storage; troubleshooting; and more.

Please note: we will not be covering the software side of 3D printing in this class. Students should have prior familiarity with acquiring 3D files and slicing them for printing. If you're looking for more information on how to prepare files for 3D printing, register for the "3D Printing Orientation: Models and Slicers" session.

This class is for paying members of Tampa Hackerspace ONLY. Information on becoming a paid member can be found on our website (http://tampahackerspace.com/membership).

Due to Covid-19 restrictions, if you aren't able to properly wear a face covering, we are not able to accommodate you at this time.

1. Masks are required and must be properly worn.
3. You may be temperature screened when you arrive.
4. Maintain social distancing during the event.
5. If the host is not comfortable with your participation, you could be asked to leave. This is done for the safety of everyone in the group.

Girls Who Code Club

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This is our weekly Girls Who Code Club, It is held online. It's not to late or join the Girls Who Code club at Tampa Hackerspace. Contact us through meetup to enroll your child.

GWC is a nonprofit organization which aims to support and increase the number of women in computer science by equipping young women with the necessary computing skills to pursue 21st century opportunities. The organization works toward closing the gender employment difference in technology, and to change the image of what a programmer looks like.

Membership in the club is free, no coding experience is necessary. The club is open to all female identifying students in grades 6th - 12th.

Woodshop Tool Sign Off-Jointer, Planer, & Bandsaw (Members Only)

Tampa Hackerspace West

Woodshop Safety. Get signed off on the jointer, planer, and new bandsaw. YOU MUST HAVE PREVIOUSLY TAKEN THE GENERAL WOODSHOP SAFETY COURSE.

This meetup is open to paid members only. For details on becoming a member of Tampa Hackerspace, please visit http://tampahackerspace.com/membership/

1. Masks are required and must be properly worn.
2. We are providing face shields that may be worn along with the masks at the instructor's discretion.
3. You maybe temperature screened when you arrive.
4. Maintain social distancing during the class.
5. If the instructor is not comfortable with your participation, you could be asked to leave without completing this class. This is done for the safety of everyone in the class.
6. You must badge in even if the door is open. We need to have a record of everyone's presence in case there is a future or unexpected problem (e.g. contact tracing is required).

Limit 4 students.

Past events (1,893)

3D Printing Orientation: Models and Slicers

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