Raspberry Pi Workshop Feb 27

Go from “I’ve heard of a Raspberry Pi” to understanding how this pocket sized computer can be used to make your project come to life. Students will learn the basics fo the Python programming language so they can access the Pi’s general purpose I/O pins. Everyone will also go home with a 3D printed case to keep their Pi safe.

$40 – Includes Project Hardware, 8 GB MicroSD, Power Cable, Ethernet Cable, Case)
(Bring your Own Raspberry Pi Model A+, Model B, Model B+, Model 2B)

$80 – Includes Project Hardware, 8 GB MicroSD, Power Cable, Ethernet Cable, Case)
(We’ll provide you with a Raspberry Pi 2 Model B)

This is a class and requires a ticket to be purchased ahead of time to attend. Tickets can be purchased at: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/intro-to-raspberry-pi-tickets-21391993027

New Classes Announced!


Ocean State Maker Mill is pleased to announce two new classes!

3D Printer Clinic – Thursday, 1/14 @ 6pm

Join Matt Stultz, 3DPPVD founder and Make: Magazine Digital Fabrication Editor, for an in-depth dive into your personal 3D printer to get everything set up and running in top-shape.

Introduction to ZBrush – Saturday, 2/6 @ 1pm

Learn ZBrush basics from OSMM’s very own Jason Loik!  This class will take you through the basics of ZBrush to get you started in creating 3D models.

More details on our Classes page – hope to see you there!

Next Class: Intro to 3D Printing


Join us for our next class on Thursday, 12/10 from 6:00 – 9:00 PM, for an introduction to 3d Printing!

Join Make: Magazine’s 3D Printing Editor Matt Stultz as he guides you through the basics of 3D Printing and Digital Fabrication.  In the past few years, 3D Printing has exploded in growth and popularity, but what is it… and what can you do with it?

We will cover:

  • Types of 3D Printing technologies.
  • Software for designing 3D printable objects.
  • Software for preparing models for 3D Printing.
  • The greater 3D Printing community.

Tickets available via Eventbrite:


Big Events Week!


It’s a big week for Ocean State Maker Mill and 3DPPVD!

Join us this Wednesday, 11/11 at 7pm and meet OnShape founder Jon Hirschtick! Jon will be joining us to demo some of OnShape’s features and answer questions.

Please register with us for this FREE event via Eventbrite so we know how many to expect. Hope to see you there!






Once you’ve had fun with us on Wednesday, you’ll want to come back for Friday’s party!  Join us on Friday, 11/13 at 7pm for the Make: Volume 48 / 2015 Digital Fabrication Issue Launch Party!

Come out and meet 4 members of this year’s Make: Digital Fabrication Testing Team, and ask them any digital fabrication questions you have in mind. See live demos of this year’s top 3D printers, CNC machines and other digital fabrication equipment.

Please register with us via Eventbrite for this free event, so we know how many snacks to procure!


Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire

Ocean State Maker Mill members will be at the Barnes & Noble Mini Maker Faire in Warwick, RI today, starting at 1:00 pm. We’ll be chatting making and maker culture, 3D printing, and more. We’ll also have active 3D printer demos. Hope to see you there!


Moat Boat Paddle Battle NYC a Success!

Moat Boat

The second running of the Moat Boat Paddle Battle – this time at World Maker Faire NYC – was a huge success!

Check out the updates at MoatBoatPaddleBattle.com and let us know what you think!  If you were a participant in the Moat Boat Paddle Battle, we’d love to hear from you.  Drop us a line at info@oceanstatemakermill.org.

Plans are in the works for our next running of the Moat Boat Paddle Battle, so stay tuned!

As always, Ocean State Maker Mill would like to thank our sponsors SeeMeCNC and Make:.