Why Dallas? The Dallas Maker Space.

Local TV station CW33 recently did a short feature on the Dallas Maker Space. While it’s not news to a few in the audience, many more would benefit from knowing that these kinds of resources are available just a short drive away.

The space, in Carrollton just West of i35 near Valwood Parkway, is one of the largest in Texas. It features everything from a CNC machine, to 3D printers, welding, woodworking, and lots, lots more for just $50 per month.

The next time you need a 3D printer, they have 4, and they’re available to members free of charge. You simply pay for the consumables. Soldering irons, electronic testing equipment, and a laster cutter too.

The space hosts a free tour every Thursday evening, led by the space’s volunteer staff. It’s also home to many meetups, the NTEAA is just one.

Original story: CW33
Photo courtesy of Steve Rainwater.

  • Michael Sitarzewski is the Publisher of Launch DFW, co-founder and CEO of Epic Playground, Inc., makers of inboundgeo. He is a veteran entrepreneur (and a TechStars Cloud alum) with a specific focus on Web-based software and services. Sitarzewski has been a part of the internet startup culture since 1994 and has had two exits along the way. After a seven years in the Boulder, Colorado startup community, Michael returned to Dallas, Texas, in 2013 where he’s focused on growing and increasing the visibility of the burgeoning Dallas startup community. He is the EIR at The DEC, a mentor in the RevTech accelerator, and leads several events in the Dallas area. Sitarzewski considers helping people understand and leverage technology his life’s work.

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