Great Maker Race --> Houston!
Wondered about the shipping crates in the woodshop this week?

The Great Maker Race is heading to the Lean Summit 2019 in Houston, TX as an example of using the Lean Methodology to improve efficiency. This track has come a long way from where it started 5 years ago!
Spring Cleaning
Items stored improperly will be purged in the coming weeks - please check your materials!

Properly labeled items may be kept in Temporary Storage (ask if you don't know where it is) for up to 7 days.
Storage lockers ($25/week) and plywood slots ($10/week) are available for rent for longer storage of supplies.
Makerspace Operations Bootcamp
A pril 29 - May 3
Do you know someone interested in running their own makerspace?

This week-long workshop will teach them systems for smooth and safe operations. More info...

"I am walking away from bootcamp with examples for just about every procedure/system Maker Works uses and tools to create and implement my own. I feel empowered to run my makerspace."
Great Lakes Woodworking Festival
May 4-5 in Adrian, MI
This festival brings together the best woodworkers in the Great Lakes region from many different woodworking disciplines. It will showcase over 35 woodworking artists selling their handmade goods and will also have free classes, demonstrations, and prizes. It is 100% free to the public!

Maker Works will demonstrate how to laser-engrave woodworking projects. Stop by and say hello!

Job Board - Earn Credit for Cleaning Up
There's always a bathroom that could use a cleaning or a shop that could be swept. If you'd like to earn membership or class credit for helping out with the chores, let us know!
We love the help and everyone likes a clean shop. Thanks!
Geek Show & Tell, Lockpicking, Woodworking
Check out one of the monthly maker group meetings who meet here at the shop! No membership required. Coming up:

M-Th 1pm-9pm
(Pro-level members 9am-9pm)
Fri 9am-6pm
Sat & Sun 10am-4pm