Friday, February 14th, 2014
Valentines Day Maker Date Night
Join us for the second instalment of this wildly popular Maker couples’ event! We’ll wine & dine you & your date and then leisurely partake of several hands-on project stations you can do with your sweetie. Walk away with your keepsakes and an incredible memory!
Space is limited, and this event sold-out last year, so register early!
Registration includes tickets for two, beverages (must be 21+ to partake of wine), dinner provided by our very own Devon Palmer, and all materials and instruction.
Take a vintage-chic tin type portrait with photography instructor Stephen Takacs.
Make a glass mosaic with glass instructor Linda Perry.
Forge some wrought-iron hearts with our blacksmith, Adlai Stein.
Let Gary teach you about the custom mould-making process and cast some delicious tempered chocolate.
Fine art mixed media portraits with Kate Morgan.
$175.00 per couple for non-members
$145.00 for Columbus Idea Foundry member and guest
If you’d prefer to register via credit card by phone or PayPal, please contact Casey, email@example.com.
Photos from last year’s event (hover to enlarge):
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NEW: Toys & Tech Night MeetUps
Are you a fan of all the new tech toys like Google Glass and flying drones? Join us at our first-ever Toys & Tech MeetUp at the Columbus Idea Foundry.
Bring a gadget to show n’ tell if you like, or feel free to just come take a look at others’.
Free & Open to the public. Third Tuesdays, 7-9pm.
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
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 2014 MMF will be held August 16th. Check out the Columbus Mini Maker Faire website for images from MMF 2013 & to keep up to date on MMF 2014.
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.