Rick Green once had tools in his garage, and the rest was history.
He began making things with his friends, but soon ran out of space after four to five people were showing up on a regular basis. He got the idea of starting a nonprofit and sharing common working space and tools.
The result: Mobile Makerspace, a nonprofit that helps people build, learn and inspire.
The workshop is open for membership and encourages participants to build and make things, invent new products or repair various machines and devices. The group of serious hobbyists meets at the downtown Mobile location several evenings during the week to learn from each other.
“Mobile Makerspace is a physical location where people gather to share resources and knowledge, work on projects, and network and build,” Green said. “We…