Building the Solar System
One of our favorite members, Jennifer, with the guiding hands of her father, Bob, used the resources at The Manufactory to build a scale model of the solar system which is now on permanent display at her Alma Mater, Fairfield Middle School. It was a very clever design. Each planet and it’s basic facts was […]
Want an opportunity to meet other makers, make new friends, bounce ideas around? Come to a Skull Session at The Manufactory. The Manufactory hosts a continuing series of meetings open to members and non-members, so tell your friends and family. The gatherings are a combination of formal presentations/discussions followed by an opportunity to meet new […]
FF Journal Article
An article about The Manufactory appeared in the national magazine FFJournal. It was titled Made for Makers.
It has been awhile since we have provided an update. As usual a lot of things are going on and the space is getting busier and better every day! Go LIVE! a big success. We had well over a hundred people that attended our Go LIVE!/Demo Day event. Go LIVE! marked the end of our […]
Build a Planter Workshop – Free!
We will be holding a special workshop which will demonstrate an example of something that you can build with a Manufactory membership. This project, designed with Mother’s Day in mind, is a planter box that any mother would love. We will show you how this basic box was made using the tools in the wood shop […]
Starting this Sunday, April 27th, we will again be open on Sundays from Noon to 6:00 pm.
Call for presenters
Do you a have a special talent, expertise, product, project or interest? If so, we would like to extend an invitation to you to come and share it with us. We are seeking individuals and groups to do presentations. These presentations will be open to both members and non-members and will be FREE to all. […]
Dave, a member/educator, is restoring his 1978 Jeep CJ7. He has already reworked the roll bar some of the fabrication tools including the tubing notcher, tubing bender and the welding equipment. Next on his list was the dashboard. Over the years it has had a number of holes added for various switches, lights and gauges. […]
We are going LIVE! Beta mode ending As you may know, we have been operating in Beta, or testing mode since opening in January. This period was limited to members that have previous shop experience. The time allowed us the opportunity to learn from our members and to develop our educational programs. But the time is coming to an end and we […]
Laser Engraver Upgrade
Members have told us that one of the difficulties in using the laser engraver is determining exactly where the laser was going to engrave/cut. We did a little research and found that a lot of others that have machines without factory spotting lasers solve the problem by mounting either a spot or crosshair laser on the imaging head. […]