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May 23, 2019

is brought to you by

Board of Directors

President: Joseph Herke

Treasurer: Don Darling

Secretary: Cindy Bourne

Board Members:

Kendrick Daum

Katie Boone

Dustin Swiers

Core Volunteers:

Anni Luck - Accounting

Daniel Halvorson - 3D Printing & Technical Support

Jason and Heather Knudso...

March 7, 2018

Joe put the metal, wood and finishing areas to good use recently to make these gorgeous alder and black walnut side tables finished off with Danish oil.

He also prepared some gorgeous ceramic pieces to test the new kilns!

Share your makerspace project photos with us...

January 24, 2018

The maker movement has been growing across the nation.

With a groundswell of community members recognizing and acting on the fact that it is the artisans, innovators and creative people of all stripes that drive the largest portion of this area's economy, it was only a...

January 10, 2018

Glowforge Pro

Our new 3D laser "printer" (using CNC technology) is the Glowforge Pro. It is an $8000.00 Class 4 printer capable of cutting or engraving in a variety of materials such as wood, leather, paper, plastic, acrylic, fabric, cork, Mylar, cardboard, rubber and m...

October 5, 2017

Dream, Learn & Go Big challenge...

...we won!

Thank you to the Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship, College of Business-Minnesota State University, Mankato and Southern Minnesota Initiative Foundation for the opportunity to compete for funding provided by their...

September 25, 2017


We are building out over 5,000 square feet inside 1700 3rd Avenue to be the home of Mankato's very own makerspace!

We have a lot of work to do, but we will keep you posted on our progress and targeted opening date.

Interested in helping?

Stop by the Oct 1...

July 20, 2017

Maker Meetup - October 12

6:30 - 8:00 pm  

1700 3rd Ave, Mankato

at the future home of Mankato Makerspace!

FREE to all!

Kim Spears from Dotson Iron Casting will help us cast "innovation series" keychains specially designed for this event!

Different key chain each month: coll...

July 20, 2017

Maker Meetup - September 21

6:30 - 8:00 pm  

424 N. Riverfront Dr, Mankato

at the new

Center for Innovation & Entrepreneurship

FREE to all!

Daniel is back and will help us make 3D printed "innovation series" keychains specially designed for this event!

Different key chain ea...

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