Between a tiny house prototype and a large breadfruit tree in Puhi is a building where Kauai’s tinkerers and techies, hobbyists and laymen come to make things.
About a dozen 3D printers are abuzz in two different rooms, creating molds and models, ornaments, figurines and anything else a person could imagine. Lasers and routers are on hand for fashioning exquisite and detailed plaques, signs and other wooden items. There’s a metalworking station that makers use to create pewter jewelry, medals and figurines.
It’s a meeting of the minds that’s produced sumobots and prosthetic limbs, working fidget spinners and nightlights.
Kauai Makerspace started with a few dedicated…