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Intro to Sewing

Philadelphia, PA
Inherited a sewing machine from your grandmother that’s currently functioning as the world’s heaviest paperweight?  Need some new bedroom curtains so you can stop giving the neighbors a show?  Don’t know where or how to be... read more

Intro to Soapmaking

Philadelphia, PA
This hands-on workshop will walk you though the steps of hot process soap making, all while teaching you the underlying chemical reactions and principles that are occurring each step of the way! In this three hour workshop... read more

Intro to Wood Working

Philadelphia, PA
Build confidence and gain experience and get in touch with your inner Ron Swanson. During this event we will be learning the basics of woodworking by building a simple box for your knick-knacks, jewelry, or your favorite b... read more

#MadeAtDMD

Philadelphia, PA
Eighteen months ago, The Department of Making + Doing opened its doors to Philadelphia as a place for novices and experts alike to get inspired and do great things. The results have exceeded even our brightest expectations.
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Past Events

Intro to Lasercut Jewelry

Intro to Lasercut Jewelry

Philadelphia, PA
This class is designed for the doer and maker at heart. Learn how to laser cut your own earrings or plugs from start to finish, and walk away with a set of your own. Each participant will learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to design their earrings and will get to see them laser cut right before y...
Saturday, November 22 2014 1:00 PM 4:00 PM

Intro to Wood Working

Intro to Wood Working

Philadelphia, PA
GET IN TOUCH WITH YOUR INNER RON SWANSON.   Build confidence and gain experience. During this event we will be learning the basics of woodworking by building a simple box for your knick-knacks, jewelry, or your favorite bottle of… whatever. You will use the table saw, chop saw and drill press alo...
Wednesday, November 12 2014 6:30 PM 9:00 PM

Scratch For Educators

Scratch For Educators

Philadelphia, PA
Scratch is a wonderful tool from MIT for creative expression. We would like to show parents and teachers how they can guide and motivate their children or students to become more confident in computational thinking, not just standard computer literacy. To do this, we will introduce Scratch to dem...
Tuesday, November 4 2014 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

SOLD OUT - Intro to Jointer Planer

SOLD OUT - Intro to Jointer Planer

Philadelphia, PA
INTRO TO WOODWORKING   Wood is a wonderful, wanky material, but with the right tools and knowledge you can wrangle it into straight, square boards. In this class we will learn how to use the bandsaw, jointer, planer to take rough cut lumber into the boards you've been looking for. This 2-part w...
Tue, Oct 21 2014 6:30 PM Wed, Oct 22 2014 9:00 PM

GRASP Lab Robotics

GRASP Lab Robotics

Philadelphia, PA
Tobi (teaching oriented bio-inspired) Robot is a walking robot with four legs developed out of Kodlab. The DM&D is hosting an open house for Tobi. Robotic researchers and the artist in residence from Kodlab team up to guide you through a unique workshop where you can create a physically programma...
Wednesday, October 15 2014 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

In A Pickle

In A Pickle

Philadelphia, PA
Whether you have to much produce after a visit to the Farmer's Market or you are preparing for the Zombie Apocalypse, canning is a wonderful way to preserve food. Heat, acid, sugar, and freezing are four common methods of preserving that are relatively easy for city dwellers. In this pickling cl...
Wednesday, October 1 2014 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Intro to Woodworking

Intro to Woodworking

Philadelphia, PA
GET IN TOUCH WITH YOUR INNER RON SWANSON.   Build confidence and gain experience. During this event we will be learning the basics of woodworking by building a simple box for your knick-knacks, jewelry, or your favorite bottle of… whatever. You will use the table saw, chop saw and drill press alo...
Tuesday, September 23 2014 6:30 PM 9:30 PM

CANCELLED Scratch Workshop For Educators

CANCELLED Scratch Workshop For Educators

Philadelphia, PA
Scratch is a wonderful tool from MIT for creative expression. We would like to show parents and teachers how they can guide and motivate their children or students to become more confident in computational thinking, not just standard computer literacy. To do this, we will introduce Scratch to dem...
Saturday, August 16 2014 2:00 PM 4:00 PM

CANCELLED - Intro to Robotics w/ Everybot

CANCELLED - Intro to Robotics w/ Everybot

Philadelphia, PA
This three session Intro to Robotics Workshop will teach you how to make a robot starting from a game controller and a pile of parts. We will reserve engineer the controller circuit, add our own motors and sensors, and finally program the controller to interact with the environment. The concepts ...
Sat, Aug 2 2014 10:00 AM Sat, Aug 16 2014 1:00 PM

CANCELLED - Make Mend + Do

CANCELLED - Make Mend + Do

Philadelphia, PA
Do you donate, throw away, or neglect your clothes that need repairs? After this workshop, you won't have to do any of those things again. This class will teach basic hand sewing skills that will enable you to maintain your wardrobe and keep your clothes out of a landfill and on your back, where ...
Wednesday, August 6 2014 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

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