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Knox Makers is a non-profit collaborative workshop for technical and creative projects. We operate primarily in an 1,100 square-foot industrial space located in the Knoxville Technology Corridor. Read more about Knox Makers.
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|Create With Us!|
Our 1,040 square-foot space contains 3d Printers, a laser cutter, an electronics bench, a carpentry and machine tools area, sewing/crafting equipment, a kiln, a library and a classroom area. Also available are a conference room and kitchen. Everyone is welcome to use our many resources. Find others to create with. Find help with your projects. Help others with their projects. Learn, teach, share. Come to Knox Makers and create!
Knox Maker member hours are 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. New visitors are welcome any time (all ages, all skill levels), but it's best to visit in the evenings or during an event to make sure we have someone available to show you around and make introductions.
Events and Classes
You don't need to be a member to take or give a class or workshop at Knox Makers. All are welcome! Please see our events hosting page for more details.
Upcoming Events edit
- December 8, Saturday, 12:00 - 18:00 - event - Description.
- December 19, Wednesday, 14:30 - 17:00 - Coding Workshop - Learn how to program your computer.
- Earn a Computer - Kids learning and earning their own computers.
Recurring Events edit
Want to host your event at Knox Makers? We like seeing classes and talks on interesting things pertaining to various subjects of hacking. Most of all, we like seeing familiar faces. Please participate in the space and our regular events to see if we're the right audience for what you want to share before announcing a new event. Additionally, here are some Hosting an Event tips.
Intro Poster: How we explain ourselves to new visitors.
Resources: Stuff in the space -- computer network & servers, project areas, tools, bulk orders from Digikey/McMaster/Mouser.
Safety in the Space: What to do in case of an emergency.
Press Coverage: mentions of Knox Makers in the media.
Identity: A collection of resources revolving around our identity and logo.
The Neighborhood: What's in the neighborhood around 1010 Commerce Park
Hackerspace Infos: Howtos, Background, and friendly Hackerspaces elsewhere.
Knox Maker Special Interest Groups: Connect with like minded folks.
Get in Touch
- Press: Please see our Press Kit - Includes press contacts, pictures, background info, etc.
- Contacts - General contact details for the space
- Mailinglist - Best way to keep informed of upcoming events
- IRC channel - irc://chat.freenode.net/#knoxmakers
- Legal Requests (information removal, etc)
- Or just drop by the space. We're open almost all the time (24/7), and everyone is welcome -- all ages, all skill levels:
1010 Commerce Park
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
- Here is a digital blueprint of the Knox Makers space as of December, 2012.