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Recently a local library system discarded 30 boxes of media cases–DVD/CD cases, etc. with the intention of taking them to the Waste Not Center. With Wate Not no longer operational, the materials were distributed to various Etsy Team Columbus members, … Continue reading
Practically in the CIF’s neighbourhood, nearby at 4th & 12th Street, sits Star House, a drop-in shelter where homeless youth ages 14-24 can rest, shower, wash clothes, and receive assistance from working on resumes and finding jobs to finding local social … Continue reading
Did you know almost a third of CIF members are creative entrepreneurs? The business types vary–we have a little bit of everything under our roof: furniture makers, digital artists, fabricators, wooden toy makers, a hydroponics initiative, an electric hot rod … Continue reading
Join us Thursday, January 17th, at 8pm for a Make: worldwide MeetUp featuring the Rasberry Pi. Not sure what the Raspberry Pi is or what you can do with it? Get a brief intro on this $35 cell-phone-sized computer and get … Continue reading
Recently a local Girl Scout troop visited the Columbus Idea Foundry to earn a merit badge in product design. What happens when a group of 10-year-old girls gets hands-on experience on technology like our laser cutter/engraver? Click to find out!
Join us for our Winter Open House and Artist Exhibit! Take a tour, enjoy complimentary refreshments, meet instructors, and sample the talented artists and artisans who call the CIF home. Sunday, Dec 16 2012, Noon-4pm.
If you haven’t heard of the Raspberry Pi: it’s a credit-card sized single-board computer. But its simplicity and price-tag are what’s made the tech world fall in love with it: at $35 it is the go-to solution for hardware hacking, … Continue reading
MAKE International 3D Printing Meetup A week ago we sprang into action when we heard that MAKE Magazine was planning an international 3D printing meetup day. Over the past 48 hours we raced to gather RSVPs, competing with makerspaces around … Continue reading
Join CIF, CORMUG, and MAKE Magazine for an international 3D printing meetup! Thursday, November 15, 8-10pm, at the Columbus Idea Foundry, It’s official! As of 9pm EST we are the #1 worldwide maker-meetup, with 67 RSVPs! Read about the event … Continue reading