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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

2D Design for Fabrication

Philadelphia, PA
Digital fabrication is changing the way things get made. Instead of spending years learning a craft, now you can take your ideas and make them a reality in minutes. All you need to know is how to "talk" to the machines tha... read more

Intro to Soap Making

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

Intro To 3D Modeling

Philadelphia, PA
The second industrial revolution is here so jump on board. 3D printing is poised to change the way things get built but in order to build you first need to learn how to design. In the past the only way to model in 3D was w... read more

Light-up LED Felt Monsters

Philadelphia, PA
Spend the afternoon exploring, learning and playing. Create ferociously adorable, lightup felt monsters and learn about electricity, circuits and sewign. Designed for Makers ages 5+ and their adults.
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Past Events

Intro to Kirigami

Intro to Kirigami

Philadelphia, PA
Kirigami is the cool and lazy cousin of origami - where you use cutting and rejoining as well as folding to create a 3D structure from a flat 2D sheet. It’s cooler than origami because the cutting and gluing allows new structures that origami can’t match; and it’s lazy because that extra bit of f...
Tuesday, February 24 2015 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Intro To Wood Working

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 bottle of… whatever. You will use the table saw, chop saw and drill press al...
Saturday, February 21 2015 1:00 PM 5:00 PM

Build. Battle. Bots.

Build. Battle. Bots.

Philadelphia, PA
Welcome to the first family friendly maker event of the new year! Made for egnineers, designers, tinkerers and builders ages 5 and up and their adults. Families will work together to build a few simple circuits and create toothbrush robots that race each other or battle it out in the Octogon.  Wi...
Saturday, February 21 2015 10:00 AM 12:00 PM

Intro To Soldering

Intro To Soldering

Philadelphia, PA
Drop another skill in your maker tool kit and learn how to solder. This relatively easy, but important skill will help see you though to the end of your next project—whether it's an arduino, a speaker, or that pesky pair of headphones that never seem to work right unless you hold it juuuust right...
Wednesday, February 18 2015 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Winter Warmers: Fun with Bourbon

Winter Warmers: Fun with Bourbon

Philadelphia, PA
Whether you have too 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. To get you through ...
Wednesday, February 11 2015 7:00 PM 9:00 PM

Intro to Lasercut Jewelry - SOLD OUT!

Intro to Lasercut Jewelry - SOLD OUT!

Philadelphia, PA
This class is designed for the doer and maker at heart. Learn how to make your own lasercut jewelry from start to finish, and walk away with a set of your own. Each participant will learn how to use Adobe Illustrator to create their design, and will get to see them laser cut right before your eye...
Saturday, February 7 2015 1:00 PM 5:00 PM

Intro To Sewing

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 begin?  This is the class for you! over the course of the afternoon you’ll le...
Saturday, January 17 2015 1:00 PM 5:00 PM

Intro To Wood Working

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 bottle of… whatever. You will use the table saw, chop saw and drill press al...
Saturday, January 10 2015 1:00 PM 5:00 PM

#MadeAtDMD

#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. Every day we see fantastic stuff created by amazing people of all ages a...
Thursday, December 18 2014 5:00 PM 7:00 PM

Intro to Wood Working

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 bottle of… whatever. You will use the table saw, chop saw and drill press al...
Saturday, December 13 2014 1:00 PM 5:00 PM

Mailing Address

3711 Market St R30 Philadelphia, PA 19104
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