LYNNWOOD — Inventors, entrepreneurs and students have new resources in Snohomish County for learning and creating using advanced design or manufacturing equipment.
Edmonds Community College has expanded access to a makerspace on campus and another is moving from Lynnwood to a larger spot in Everett.
The college on Monday celebrated the addition of a public reservation and teaching program at The Facility in Monroe Hall. The nonprofit SnoCo Makerspace plans to celebrate its new location at Paine Field with a grand opening Saturday.
“A makerspace is any place where people gather to share tools and knowledge to make things,” said David Voetmann, designer of The Facility.
They have different designs and business models but share the idea that everyone should have access to equipment that normally would be too expensive, large or klutzy to store in their garage or cram into the…