January 29, 2020

This past Saturday, Brandon decided that he would make "something stupid. I have

 always had a fascination with buttons, so when I found a big red

button, I decided to experiment with a battery to make an old fire alarm to ring".  After several attempts, he got the alarm...

January 18, 2020

Some people eat bananas the normal way. Peeling it and eating it right there and then. Other people bake them on pastries or whatnot. Here at MakeX, we believe that best way to eat a banana is roasting it with a blowtorch*. Taste-wise, it was pretty banal. It tasted li...

January 4, 2020

This Saturday, Siddh came into MakeX looking to make coasters for his mother. "I put dogs and horses using the laser cutter and then wrapped it to make look nice". Siddh is a seventh grader at JLS and comes here regularly to make things. "My favorite thing to do here i...

December 28, 2019

 As 2020 is approaching, us mentors have decided to update our blog more frequently. Once a week, this blog will feature a maker and their projects, which include quotes and descriptions of their objects as well as the maker. We will also post updates on MakeX so make...

February 23, 2017

The new MakeX website is complete. This blog will soon feature projects, updates, and more, so be sure to check back!

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MakeX Palo Alto


Friday: 4:15pm–6pm (high school students)

Saturday: 11am–2pm (general public)


Cubberley Community Center, Room V

4000 Middlefield Road

Palo Alto, CA 94306

Email: makexpaloalto@gmail.com

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