Our little rookie robot team from Woodlawn High School (yes, THAT Woodlawn – like the movie) made it as far as the semifinals in the FRC (FIRST Robotics Competition) Rocket City Regional at the end of March in Huntsville. We were the ONLY rookie team to be asked to join an alliance for the playoff […]
I visited the (Daughters and*) Sons of Vulcan for the first time with five other Red Mountain Makers members on a Thursday evening twelve days ago. I had _no_idea_ that there was a foundry complex so close to our location in Woodlawn. It’s all of 200 yards around the corner and up a block – at […]
As per discussion at the Montgomery Maker Festival, we’re setting up a makerspace listserv for discussion of organizational stuff specific to makerspaces within the state of Alabama. Although I anticipate that the bulk of the discussion on the list will be with regards to non-profit spaces, for profits are also welcome to join to compare […]
Nabih Iqal came by last Sunday to talk to some Red Mountain Maker members. He wanted to learn what we were about, where we are now and where we see the group going in the future. Give his podcast a listen!
Hey fans! As our volunteers continue to build out the space and the workshop, we need your input. What do you want in a makerspace? You can help us sooooo much by participating in the attached survey. The answers we get will help us determine our priorities within the space.