Red Mountain Makers

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Red Mountain Makers
Status active
Country United States of America
State or District Alabama
City Birmingham
Date of founding 2012/03/27
Last Updated 2018-12-31
Website https://www.redmountainmakers.org
Wiki https://wiki.redmountainmakers.org
Facebook https://www.facebook.com/RedMountainMakers
E-mail info@redmountainmakers.org
Snail mail

5502 1st Avenue N, Birmingham, AL
35212 Birmingham
United States of America

Number of members 40
Membership fee Full member (with storage) - $120/month, Key-holding member - $80/month, Maker - $40/month
Members
Location 33.539942, -86.752924


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Purpose[edit]

Red Mountain Makers’ Our mission is to engage in scientific and artistic research, experimentation, and education. We provide a work space, a collaborative and supportive community of peer and project-based education related to technology and artistic expression. We also support the use and development of free and open software, hardware and design.

The space also serves as a resource organization for a number of other community-led tech education programs (supporting members are involved). These include

Space[edit]

5502 1st Avenue North in Woodrow Hall.

  • Accessible by car and by BJCTA Bus Route 28.
  • Parking on street in front of space, and in municipal lot to east of Woodrow Hall.
  • Private workrooms in space, one currently available for member rental.

In progress[edit]

  • Ceramics Lab
  • Video/demo studio

Most activities at the space are project-focused member lead. Meetings, classes, work parties and field trips are scheduled on our Meet.up page. . Sign up to receive class alerts.

Membership[edit]

In order to be a Full Member, a person must support the purpose and specific goals of the organization and must pay the monthly membership fee. A member must also provide an electronic mail address for receiving official notice of members’ meetings.

Full Members have the following privileges:

  • A key or other method of entry to the physical workspace
  • Full access to the physical workspace
  • Eligibility to put forth any issue before the board of directors
  • Eligibility to vote on any issue put before the membership
  • Eligibility to vote for officers and directors

Full Members must also fulfill the following responsibilities:

  • A member must thoughtfully contribute to Red Mountain Makers’s direction and policies.
  • A member must pay the monthly fee as determined by the board of directors.
  • At the time a member's eligibility expires, he must forfeit his or her method of entry in addition to any other property owned by Red Mountain Makers to a member of the board of directors or an agent designated by the board of directors for this purpose.


Group projects we've hosted[edit]

Regular meeting nights[edit]

  • Open project nights - Tuesday, Thursday and Sunday evenings, 6 - 9 pm
  • Monthly space meeting (organizational bits, 1st Sunday of the month. See the [ https://www.meetup.com/RedMountainMakers/ Meetup page] for latest information.

Ongoing activities[edit]

  • Equipment rebuilds
  • 3D printing
  • Linux working sessions
  • Wiki & WordPress working sessions
  • Space renovation