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Taking the Next Step: Maker's Guild--It exists!

This is the official unveiling of the Maker's Guild Wiki!
If you are interested in being a part of the Guild, to the the wiki and follow the application guidelines. I look forward to this network of Makers contributing significantly to the EVOKE Network!

However, this would never have been made were it not for Raymond M. Kristiansen's blog post, "EVOKE's first guild". (With a little help from Nick Heyming's post, "Guilds".)

While I loved his idea for a Guild for EVOKE, my ideas differed on exactly what the purpose of a guild would be. I wanted more of a Community of Practice (CoP), specifically one devoted to engineering and Making. So, I made it.

It's open to anyone, so if you're interested, join! A description about the Guild and my views on what a guild should be can be found in my original post.

Feel free to post comments, feedback, and advice here!

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Comment by Brian Ballsun-Stanton on March 10, 2010 at 3:30am
If there are any Makers in Oz in your guild, I'd love to try to make a Reprap with them. I can't commit to a guild due to dissertation load though.
Comment by glim on March 12, 2010 at 1:42am
nice! way to pull it together an make something real! i dig it. i'm pretty sure my type of Making (transgenic plants and bacteria :) probably differs from yours (object making) but i think its awesome and i'll be cheering you on.
Comment by Amos Meeks on March 12, 2010 at 1:45am
It doesn't have to be about the style of making! It's a mindset more than anything. No matter how you make (or even if you make, although I think it is hard to find someone who doesn't make something, if you are interested in being a part of the guild you can join. Feel free to check it out and join if you want to be a part of it!

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