Official Knox Makers Blog

Grand Opening

Sparks will fly as Mayor Rogero cuts a metal ribbon to kick off the grand opening of Knox Makers new community-oriented makerspace on Saturday, April 1st, 2017 at 11 AM. The event, located at our 116 Childress Street workshop, is open to the public and will include tours of the new workshop spaces and displays…

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Announcing our new Arduino Study Group

If you’ve ever wished you could incorporate electronics in your projects but been intimidated by the apparent complexity, Arduino is for you. Literally designed to make electronics usable by artists, Arduino enables you to respond to button presses, switch lights on and off, and control motors with ease. Our new Arduino Study Group will work…

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Expansion Under Way

Shortly after moving into our new ~3,200 sq. ft. space, we’ve had an opportunity to expand out into another bay and bring our total space up to ~6,900 sq. ft.    The plan for the new space is to move the wood and metal shops into the new bay to keep the loud and dangerous tools…

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Join the Robotics Revolution!

The Muse is hosting a STEM event focused on Robotics called the Robotics Revolution this Saturday, August 6th from 10-3.   Knox Makers will have a booth at the event.  You should go check out all the awesome robotics stuff, and stop by our booth.  

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It’s cold in here!

Remember when it was sweltering in our new workshop..? No more. With a huge amount of volunteer labor from our awesome community, we’ve installed two new HVAC units in our underground lair. We can all hack in comfort now!

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A/C is happening

After a few weeks of sweltering heat, we’ve reached a consensus: A/C is no longer optional. We’ve picked up the hardware and started on installation.

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First class

Makhan and PCB Rob christened the new Knox Makers classroom with a workshop on home automation generally and RF hacking for interoperability specifically. About fifty folks attended.

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