Sunday, December 15th, 2013 noon-4pm
Winter Open House & Holiday Bazaar
Sample some fine hand-crafted wares from CIF craftsmen–glass work, jewelry, hand-forged knives, magnetic gears, woodcraft, fine art, and more! You’ll find gifts and stocking stuffers plus grab some Columbus Idea Foundry gift certificates for your creative loved ones.
For more info, go here.
Sunday, December 15th 5pm-8pm
Santa’s Workshop Event
Three hands-on projects in three hours that will make great gifts. 5-8pm–just after the Open House.
Space is very limited, so register here now. Your $95 class fee includes all materials for all projects and instruction, with a warm hearty soup dinner provided (with a vegetarian option too).
Stained glass window or wall hanging with Don Sell
Black-smithed ornaments with Adlai Stein
Wood-turned snowman ornaments with Devon Palmer
October 20, 2013 4-6pm
Art & Artist of 614 Mixer
Fall Open House, Sunday, October 20th, 4-6pm; Free & open to the public.
Join us for a tour of the CIF, as we combine our regular quarterly Open House with the quarterly mixer of the Art & Artists of 614 group. Mingle with fellow Makers, artists, and leaders of other local arts collectives. Complimentary refreshments with wine provided by the Short North Tavern.
For more information about this Open House/Mixer, or to RSVP on Facebook, visit here.
Footage from our Spring Open House, produced by CIF studio resident Rob Turner:
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Locksport International, Columbus Chapter
Monthly: Third Wednesdays, 6-9pm.
Haven’t you always wanted to learn to pick locks? Join Locksport International’s Columbus chapter MeetUp group and instructor Bill Sempf for a fun monthly meet-up at Columbus Idea Foundry. Please visit LI’s MeetUp page for more info.
Note, that these events are different from the Intro to Lockpicking class that is taught here at the CIF. You can check for upcoming classes here.
3D Printing CORMUG
Monthly: Second Wednesdays, 7-10pm.
3D printing enthusiasts are invited to join Ethan Dicks and members of the Central Ohio Reprap and Makerbot Operators User Group for a monthly gathering at the Columbus Idea Foundry. Bring your own machine, or come watch and ask questions!
Learn more about CORMUG at their Google Group
October 13, 2013
The Columbus Idea Foundry is proud host the annual Columbus Mini Maker Faire which attracted artists, DIYers, makers, and technology enthusiasts from all over Central Ohio in a great Show-and-Tell of science, technology & inovation.
The 2013 MMF was held October 13th. Check out the Columbus Mini Maker Faire website for images & info!
October 13, 2013
We’ve been holding the Tool Race Championship every year since 2008. Entrants build custom powertool-powered racing machines, and then send then whirring, grinding, and buzzing down a wooden track. Plug ‘em in, and let ‘er rip! Stay tuned at toolraces.com.