Twice a month our electronics enthusiests get together and share ideas and work on projects. The next Meetup will be on Wednesday, September 7th at NextFab, 2025 Washington Ave.
These meetings are open to the public.
Subscribe to the Philly Makers Meetup to learn more about upcoming Electro-Maker Meetups!
On November 5th, 2025 Washington Ave will be closed to once again to host participants competing in the Jefferson Health Hack. This location will reopen with normal hours on November 6th.
Are you interested in competing in the Health Hack?
Scott Keeley is a registered patent agent with 12 years of experience in intellectual property. He has engineered products from guitars to wind turbines, with "green" energy powering much of his innovative output. His early career of 18 years centered on industrial design in the United States and Europe. He taught industrial design at Kansas City Art Institute and has a Master's in Industrial Design. Scott will be available in our coworking area on Wednesday, Novermber 16th from 10am-6pm (with a lunch break from 1-2pm) to answer questions from members about getting products patented.
SAVE THE DATE!
On Friday November 18th at 2025 Washington Ave we will be having a special Maker Happy Hour featuring member Ric Allison.
Ric Allison is the founder of MakerUSA, surf, skate and snow, and Ric Allison and Associates, furniture design. This will be an open forum discussion of design process highlighting the work as the vehicle for opening an awareness of a transformative type of design pedagogy. He is practicing a mastery of design through synergistic exploration of client and process based investigations. Intuitive, semantic, syntactical, narrative, fuzei and the poetic moment.
He will be spotlighted in an upcoming blogpost so stay tuned.
This event is free and open to the pubic.
See you there!
With the support of Vectric, CNC Seminars is pleased to announce their next in our series of regional events hosted at NextFab! This will be a 3 day CNC Training Seminar on January 26, 27 & 28 in the warehouse space adjacent to 2025 Washington Ave.
This may be a great way to polish your skills, as Vectric people will be at the event to help.
There will be information that benefits users of machines, both large and small, of any brand.
The Seminar will provide training on Vectric software: V-Carve Pro and Aspire, combined with instruction on machine operation, material hold down, and placement.
The Seminar will be presented by instructors Gary Campbell and Michael Mezalick and a member of the Vectric team. All have a wealth of knowledge and a decade of experience with Vectric Products and various brands of CNC machines. This training seminar is designed to both bring new users an increased knowledge and confidence for their CNC journey and provide techniques and methodology that will offer seasoned veterans new tools to increase their success.