Cover Story The 'maker movement' creates D.I.Y. revolution

The ‘maker movement’ is heralded as a new industrial revolution – combining the spirit of the old shop class with modern tech in community 'Do It Yourself' spaces.

By , Staff writer

Melanie Stetson Freeman/The Christian Science Monitor

Think of the colorful Mt. Elliott Makerspace as a playroom where tools – such as soldering irons and electronics – are the toys.