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You might ask, what exactly is a makerspace?
It’s a place where people with shared ideas and interests can gather to work on projects while sharing equipment and knowledge. If you put a wood shop, a metal shop, a computer lab, arts and crafts, electronics and a bunch of tools all under one roof, you’d have a makerspace.
Makerspaces are popping up across metro Atlanta, with locations in Decatur, Marietta, Lawrenceville, Alpharetta, Cumming and Intown Atlanta.
David MacNair, a professor at Georgia Tech and the co-founder of Southeast Maker Alliance, has been pushing for a makerspace in Roswell for more than a year.
“Roswell is such an amazing community, but the thing that I found missing was bringing people together to build things, to make things and to mentor one another,” MacNair said.
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