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Freeside Atlanta (est. 2009) is a 501(c)3 non-profit work space built entirely by volunteers. We are a community of makers, tinkerers, engineers, programmers, artists, teachers, and lunatics. As a community, we have built out our space with tools and equipment for electronics, 3D printing, woodworking, metalworking, art, design, classes, and events. Everything you see in [[Our Space|our space]] was donated or built by members.
  
== What is Freeside? ==
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Our members are engaged in amazing [[Projects|projects]] and love to [[Classes|share knowledge]]. We also develop and work with open source and free technology wherever possible, and try to release our creations under variants of the [https://creativecommons.org/licenses Creative Commons license].
  
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You don't have to be a Freeside member to come to our events or take our classes. We encourage you to come out to the '''Tuesday night Open House''' that we have every other week at 7:30pm or to any of the other public [[Classes|classes]] or [[Events|events]] that we have on [http://www.meetup.com/Freeside-Atlanta Meetup]. Come check the place out and see if this is a community that you'd be interested in [[Joining|joining]]!
  
Freeside Atlanta (est. 2009) is the largest makerspace in the Southeast, [[Our Space|located]] in the [http://www.metropolitanwarehouses.com Metropolitan Warehouses], West End, Atlanta, Georgia. We are a community of makers, tinkerers, engineers, programmers, artists, teachers, and lunatics. We are making the future. Our members are engaged in amazing [[Projects]] and love to [[Classes|share knowledge]]. We [http://http://www.meetup.com/Freeside-Atlanta meet] regularly to host events, like workshops and talks, or just to work together. We also develop and work with open source and free technology wherever possible, and try to release our creations under variants of the [https://creativecommons.org/licenses Creative Commons license].
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== Our Mission ==
  
Browse this website or see our [[FAQ]] for more details.
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Freeside Technology Spaces, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, strives to provide a space that inspires collaboration, creativity, teaching, and open projects for the Atlanta community.  
  
Freeside Technology Spaces is a Georgia non-profit member LLC. We are actively in pursuit of our own 501(c)3 status exempt for education purposes. In the meantime, we have fiscal sponsorship to accept tax-deductible [[Donations|donations]].
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== Our Space ==
  
== Our Mission ==
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We built our space into different areas to consolidate where we work on stuff in the space. You can check out the different areas of our space [[Our_Space | here]].  We are located at:
  
Freeside Technology Spaces, a non-profit organization, strives to provide a space that inspires collaboration, creativity, teaching, and open projects for the Atlanta community.
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675 Metropolitan Parkway<br>
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Suite 6066<br>
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Atlanta, GA 30310
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There are [[Detailed Directions|detailed directions]] to our space to help you find the place.
  
 
== Freeside by the Numbers ==
 
== Freeside by the Numbers ==
  
* 35 [[Members|members]] and [[Joining|growing]]!
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* 50 [[Members|members]] and [[Joining|growing]]!
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* 1,200+ makers served in 2012
 
* 6,000 square feet
 
* 6,000 square feet
 
* 22 [[Our_Space|zones]] of awesomeness
 
* 22 [[Our_Space|zones]] of awesomeness
 
* 1 cat puzzle
 
* 1 cat puzzle
  
== Location ==
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== Current Projects ==
  
675 Metropolitan Parkway<br>
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Interesting [[Projects | projects]] going on at our space:
Suite 6066<br>
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* A <$2000 [http://blog.freesideatlanta.org/2013/03/super-cheap-and-effective-off-road.html Off Road Wheelchair] art project
Atlanta, GA 30310
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* A [http://blog.freesideatlanta.org/2012/04/draft-freesiders-hackers-collaborate-in.html published white paper] for an open collaboration to 3D print CT scans for pre-surgery planning
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* An interactive [https://wiki.freesideatlanta.org/fs/Infinity_Portal Infinity Mirror Archway] art project for Alchemy
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* [http://www.learntosolder.org/ LearnToSolder.org] - started by a member for last year's Atlanta Mini Maker Faire
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* [https://wiki.freesideatlanta.org/fs/Gaze Gaze Tracking in Rookie and Veteran Surgeons] - Another medical collaboration examining how diagnosticians look at x-rays.
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* [[Race_Car| Freeside's ChumpCar Race Car]] - Join the team and race to victory!
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* The [[JAM]] (Joy's Art Machine): A machine that gifts art
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== Upcoming Events ==
  
We also have [[Detailed Directions|detailed directions]] to our space to help you find the place.
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Latest revision as of 16:37, 24 August 2014

Justin Leggett poster.jpg

Freeside Atlanta (est. 2009) is a 501(c)3 non-profit work space built entirely by volunteers. We are a community of makers, tinkerers, engineers, programmers, artists, teachers, and lunatics. As a community, we have built out our space with tools and equipment for electronics, 3D printing, woodworking, metalworking, art, design, classes, and events. Everything you see in our space was donated or built by members.

Our members are engaged in amazing projects and love to share knowledge. We also develop and work with open source and free technology wherever possible, and try to release our creations under variants of the Creative Commons license.

You don't have to be a Freeside member to come to our events or take our classes. We encourage you to come out to the Tuesday night Open House that we have every other week at 7:30pm or to any of the other public classes or events that we have on Meetup. Come check the place out and see if this is a community that you'd be interested in joining!

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[edit] Our Mission

Freeside Technology Spaces, a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, strives to provide a space that inspires collaboration, creativity, teaching, and open projects for the Atlanta community.

[edit] Our Space

We built our space into different areas to consolidate where we work on stuff in the space. You can check out the different areas of our space here. We are located at:

675 Metropolitan Parkway
Suite 6066
Atlanta, GA 30310

There are detailed directions to our space to help you find the place.

[edit] Freeside by the Numbers

  • 50 members and growing!
  • 1,200+ makers served in 2012
  • 6,000 square feet
  • 22 zones of awesomeness
  • 1 cat puzzle

[edit] Current Projects

Interesting projects going on at our space:

[edit] Upcoming Events

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