Supporting Cape Cod Makers is Free and Easy

Before buying those Father’s Day gifts consider supporting your local community makerspace by donating a portion of the proceeds to Cape Cod Makers. Its easy to do and costs you nothing. Simply set Cape Cod Makers as your Amazon Smiles charity or use the link: https://smile.amazon.com/ch/46-3314537

Thank you and happy making!

–Cape Cod Makers

Makerspace Public Hours

Every 4th Saturday of the month Cape Cod Makers will be holding an open house in our makerspace, the LaunchPad. This is an excellent opportunity for anyone interested in using the makerspace to stop by and see what it has to offer or to get help with any project you may be working on. You can also checkout some of the exciting tools the makerspace has, including:

  • Lulzbot Mini 3D Printer
  • X-Carve CNC Machine
  • Laser Engraver/Cutter
  • Soldering station with hot air re-work and fume handling

Where: LaunchPad Harwich
204 Sisson Rd., Room 110
Harwich, MA 02645
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When: Every 4th Saturday of the Month from 6pm – 8pm.
Check our event calendar for details.

The 2018 Call for Makers is Open!

The Call for Makers is open until March 30th.  The Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire will showcase the amazing work of all kinds of makers on the Cape and the Islands—anyone who is embracing the do-it-yourself (or do-it-together) spirit and wants to share their accomplishments with an appreciative audience.

When: April 28th, 2018 from 10:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Where: Mashpee Middle/High School

The Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire is offering the following options for makers:

  • Maker booth or exhibit – an exhibit space to display your project(s)
  • Commercial Maker booth – primarily a sales booth
  • Workshop, presentation or performance – a scheduled workshop or presentation. We will have access to a stage.
  • Exhibiting Sponsor – companies or commercial entities (see sponsorship opportunities)

We particularly encourage exhibits that are interactive and that highlight the process of making things.

Here are just some of the topics that we’re looking for:

  • 3D Printers and CNC Mills
  • Arduino/Raspberry Pi Projects
  • Bicycles
  • Biology/Biotech and Chemistry Projects
  • Boat Building
  • Conductive Materials Projects
  • Drones
  • Electric Vehicles
  • Electronics
  • Experimental Aircraft
  • Food Makers
  • Glass Blowing
  • High Altitude Balloons
  • Homesteading
  • How to Fix Things or Take Them Apart (Vacuums, Clocks, Washing Machines, etc.)
  • Interactive Art Projects
  • Jewelry
  • Kites
  • Metalworking
  • Musical Instruments
  • Puppets
  • Radios, Vintage Computers and Game Systems
  • Robotics
  • Rockets and RC Toys
  • Shelter (Tents, Domes, etc.)
  • Space Projects
  • Steampunk
  • Student Projects
  • Sustainability/Green Tech
  • Textile Arts and Crafts
  • Underwater Technology (e.g. Open ROVs)
  • Unusual Tools or Machines

There is no cost to exhibit at the Faire unless you have creations you will sell to the public.   If so, you are considered a Commercial Maker and will be charged a $25 fee to participate.

The Call for Makers will be open until March 30th and applications will be accepted on a rolling basis.   You can apply online using this form.   We’re looking for a wide range of topics, so participation is not guaranteed.

Makers are encouraged to follow Cape Cod Mini Maker Faire on Twitter and our Maker Faire Facebook feed to keep up with the latest news on makers and Maker Faire.