Progress on Expansion Space

Jan 23, 2022

We plan to start building the new walls for the expansion space next weekend so watch for more updates soon.

Fiber Art Open House – POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Jan 08, 2022

Due to rising COVID case counts in Framingham and throughout the state, this event will be postponed until further notice. What:  Fiber Art Open House When:  POSTPONED Where:  Framingham Makerspace Free and open to all. Minors must be accompanied by a guardian.   Face coverings are required for this event.   What is fiber art? … Continue reading Fiber Art Open House – POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Progress on Expansion Space

Dec 28, 2021

Demolition is finished!

Progress on Expansion Space

Dec 27, 2021

We are expanding into 1000 sq-ft across the hall.  Demolition work on the expansion space is happening this week (12/27).  We made great progress on the first day and got the bulk of the work done.

We’ve ordered the Kniterate CNC knitting machine

Dec 23, 2021

Our Kniterate CNC Knitting Machine is due in April.  Check out the video of this amazing machine.

Framingham Makerspace is expanding

Dec 03, 2021

We’re adding 1000 sq-ft across the hall. This expansion will include 4 studios (10×17 feet each) and a 20×17 foot textile/fiber arts room. We are finalizing things with contractors and expect to start demolition work in early December.  We’ll need our members to provide lots of labor to keep this project on budget and on … Continue reading Framingham Makerspace is expanding

MassDevelopment Grant

Nov 28, 2021

FRAMINGHAM MAKERSPACE RECEIVES $99,781 MASSDEVELOPMENT GRANT Framingham MakerSpace is excited to announce its second grant from MassDevelopment, the state’s finance and development agency.  We would like to thank MassDevelopment for their continued generous support which will enable further expansion to 7000 square feet.  In 2017 they gave the Space $101,000 in matching funds to double … Continue reading MassDevelopment Grant

Framingham Makerspace member Momo in the news

Dec 15, 2020

Framingham Makerspace member Momo in the news Article in the Framingham Patch about Momo

Organizing the front room

Dec 15, 2020

  Organizing the front room We’re getting the front room organized.  Two 3D printers and the PocketNC.  The Prusa MKIII 3D printer is located in the electronics area.      

Framingham Makerspace awarded $101,017 grant from Mass Development

Dec 15, 2017

Framingham Makerspace awarded $101,017 grant from Mass Development Framingham Makerspace was awarded $101,017 from the Massachusetts Development Collaborative Workspace grant program.  Thanks to Charlotte Maynard Managing Partner of Saxonvill Realty Trust for providing much needed support for the grant applicaiton.  Here is a link to the perss release Mass Development Collaborative Workspace grant awards.

3D Printer Arrived – we printed our first parts!

Dec 15, 2015

Update — The printer arrived Friday.  We assembled and printed our first parts over the weekend.  We’ll be showing it off at our regular Wednesday evening open house. We ordered a 3D printer with grant funds from the Framingham Cultural Council and a generous Makerspace member.  We decided on the Flashforge Creator Pro.  This printer … Continue reading 3D Printer Arrived – we printed our first parts!

Grand Opening was a Big Success!

Aug 15, 2015

Thanks to all who helped with and came to the Grand Opening. You made it a big success with well over 100 people attending.  It was busy from start to finish.  We were so busy talking with people that we didn’t get to all of the demonstrations we had planned. Remember, we are open for … Continue reading Grand Opening was a Big Success!