MakeShift is an adults-only event series that focuses on demos, hacks, and DIY projects. Come to learn new skills, experiment with tools and technology, meet creative people, and enjoy some refreshments.

Some of our past activities have included:

  • Learning how to home-brew beer and cider
  • Glow in the dark and blacklight art
  • Halloween makeup and decor
  • Cyanotypes
  • Sewing your own mittens
  • Soldering a circuit
  • Recycling plastic at home
  • Flame effects
  • Urban gardening
  • Fiber optics
  • Repurposing homegoods
  • Paper circuits
  • Printmaking
  • Nerf gun mods and DIY darts
  • Concrete molds and casting
  • Making mobiles
  • Thermoforming milk jug skulls
  • Creating light-up hot-glue skulls
  • Paper making
  • Printmaking

Some of our past equipment and tool demos have included:

  • Vinyl cutter
  • Vacuum former
  • CNC wire bender
  • Rubens tube
  • 3D printers
  • Plasma cutter
  • CNC router
  • littleBits
  • Tesla coils
  • Can Cubing Machine
  • Step sequencer
  • Printing press

If you’d like to learn more about MakeShift and how you can be involved, drop us a line at