Amazing Workshop Wonderland: Youtuber Visits MakerspaceCT

Alan Mandic is a Custom Auto Fabricator and Auto Technician from East Hampton, MA. On the side, he runs a YouTube channel as The HotRod Hippie. He posts Automotive, Motorcycle, Metal shaping, and general Fabrication videos. He offers Tips and Tool Reviews, Demonstrations and Shop Tours for anyone interested in cars or DIY work.

On Friday, September 20, 2019, he visited MakerspaceCT for a shop tour and filmed one of his episodes here for his 13,000+ subscribers. The video is a comprehensive look inside MakerspaceCT, with a deep dive into each our shops — Woodshop, Machine Center, Metal Fabrication, Digital Fabrication, Textiles and Computer Lab. He also gives an inside look at what our welding class is like and our member Mike talks about the benefits of having access to the shops, tools and community at MakerspaceCT.

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