Chairman’s Message - April 2021

04/15/2021 8:26 PM | Anonymous member (Administrator)

The monthly (socially distanced!) work days in Purcellville are returning!

As we did in pre-COVID times, we are inviting members at 9:00 AM until at least noon on the first Saturday of each month to our Purcellville location to drink coffee, eat 

donuts, and maintain and improve the space. This is also a great opportunity for prospective members who want to see the space to drop by and know that a member will be at Purcellville to show you around. 

For members, this is al

so one of the easiest ways for you to fulfill the volunteer hours that are a requirement of your membership. It’s not all work, though, this a great way to meet other members, forge new friendships and sometimes learn new skills.

Group Build Project

Makersmiths will be doing a group build of an information kiosk for the town of Purcellville that will be located at the old train station. It will be built of steel and powder coated. The design calls for a modular build approach. Each piece must be small enough to fit in our powder coat oven that also means that each piece must be easily transported to the location, assembled on site, and then bolted together. This is a great opportunity to dust off some old skills or learn some new ones. We will be laying out patterns on sheet metal, cutting them out, using the box and pan brake to bend them, and MIG welders to weld them together. 


Come see us

Makersmiths Leesburg: 106 Royal St SW, Leesburg, VA 20175

Makersmiths Purcellville: 785 S. 20th St, Purcellville, VA 20132

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Join us

Normally the best way to join in is to just come on by, but due to Covid19 we are now by appointment only.  

You can email info@makersmiths.org to request a tour.

We're here to help the best way we can!   :-)

                                               

Makersmiths is a 501(c) non-profit organization.  106 Royal St SW, Leesburg, VA 20175

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