Make :: Create :: Hack :: Learn

The Bozeman MakerSpace is a non-profit Makerspace / Hackerspace in Bozeman, MT. If you have an interest in making, modding things, new technology, or just want to learn how things work, this is to be the place for you. Our makerspace is a community workshop combined with a meeting space where people of similar interests or skills can converge to create, modify, learn, talk and build. You don't need to be proficient with any tools, skill, computer, or even know how to solder. All you need to the desire to learn or teach.

What is a MakerSpace?

A Makerspace / Hackerspace allows groups of people to pool resources and create a community of people with varied interests. These interests may include but are definitely not limited to: circuitry, robotics, soldering, woodworking, fabricating, programming, networking, hacking, bending, etc.

New Here?

If you are new to the Bozeman Makerspace or just new to makerspaces in general, we encourage you to come on down for one of our Thursday Open Build Nights. You can bring a project along, or you can just come check out the space.

Nov 16th - Open Build Night

6 - 9 PM
Come down tonight for our weekly Open Build Night. 3D print a thing, hang out, saw some wood, discuss pyrotechnics, solder some other things, or dream of hoverbikes. Bring you own project to work on, or drop off some unwanted items (tools, electronics, computers, lcd's, 3D printers, etc..) The Bozeman Makerspace is open to the entire community.

Christmas Wreath Making Class - Sat Nov 18th

Rob is going to be teaching a class on assembling a Christmas wreath. These can be as simple or as complex as you would like. Supplies will be provided, however if you have some ribbon or decorations that you would like to incorporate into your wreath definitely bring it along.
 
• Makerspace members - free 
• Non-members - $10 (collected day of class)

 

Nov 9th - Open Build Night

6 - 9 PM

Come on down for Open Build Night. We'll be working on various projects and plans. If you need to use the 3D Printer or the Shapeoko, swing on by tonight. See you there.

Nov 2nd - Member Meeting & Open Build Night

6 - 9 PM 

We will be holding a member meeting for the first 30 or so minutes of the open build. Anybody is welcome to sit in.

Come down tonight for our weekly Open Build Night. 3D print a thing, hang out, saw some wood, discuss pyrotechnics, solder some other things, or dream of hoverbikes. Bring you own project to work on, or drop off some unwanted items (tools, electronics, computers, lcd's, 3D printers, etc..) The Bozeman Makerspace is open to the entire community.

Thursday Oct 26th - Halloween Costume Open Build

6 - 9 PM

Thursday evening we will be having our Open Build as usual, but this Thursday will be focused on building Halloween Costumes. Come solder, sew, and glue your costume together.

Oct 19th - Open Build Night

6 - 9 PM 

Come down tonight for our weekly Open Build Night. 3D print a thing, hang out, saw some wood, discuss pyrotechnics, solder some other things, or dream of hoverbikes. Bring you own project to work on, or drop off some unwanted items (tools, electronics, computers, lcd's, 3D printers, etc..) The Bozeman Makerspace is open to the entire community.

Saturday Oct 21st - Arduino Basics Class

Rob will be going over some of the basic operations of Arduino development boards and the Arduino IDE. We will be tackling some simple things like LEDs, buttons, breadboards, and the basics of Arduino programming.

The class will run from 1 to 3, but if you would like to stay and tinker, we will be around until 4 or so.

• Makerspace members - free 

• Non-members - $10 (collected day of class) 

Oct 12th - Open Build Night

6 - 9 PM

Come on down for Open Build Night. We'll be working on various projects and plans. If you need to use the 3D Printer or the Shapeoko, swing on by tonight. See you there.

Oct 5th - Open Build Night

6 - 9 PM 

Come down tonight for our weekly Open Build Night. 3D print a thing, hang out, saw some wood, discuss pyrotechnics, solder some other things, or dream of hoverbikes. Bring you own project to work on, or drop off some unwanted items (tools, electronics, computers, lcd's, 3D printers, etc..) The Bozeman Makerspace is open to the entire community.

Saturday & Sunday Oct 7th/8th - Giant Camera Workshop

In this two-day workshop we’ll discover how cameras work by building one big enough to stand inside! This will be a great activity for anyone who enjoys photography. First we’ll look at how lenses work and how to calculate some important optical parameters. Then we’ll build a giant camera using the principles learned. Finally, we’ll use our camera to take large-format photographs using silver gelatin photo paper, and develop them with basic darkroom techniques. 

Class will run from Noon - 4 both days.

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