MacDill AFB Arts & Crafts Center

at 8223 Hangar Loop Dr, Tampa, 33621 United States

We offer a wide variety of custom products and services in our Awards Shop, Custom Frame Shop, Gift Shop, Wood Hobby Shop, and Auto Hobby Shop!

MacDill AFB Arts & Crafts Center
8223 Hangar Loop Dr
Tampa , FL 33621
United States


FRAME SHOP -Custom framing with over 1000 styles of moulding from which to choose. -Do-it-yourself frame studio available during normal business hours for $3/hr -Frame class offered monthly -Computerized matte-cutter allows for intricate and multi-opening mattes -Framing of photos/prints, jerseys, large maps, diploma/tassel, etc. and limited only by the imagination -Two week turn-around on most frame orders AWARDS SHOP -Laser engraving on wood, metal, plastic, glass, marble, etc. -Diamond engraving on metal and plastic -Produces plaques, acrylic and glass awards -Full color sublimation printing on variety of materials, such as t-shirts, mugs, mouse pads, hats, etc. -Variety of customize-able products, such as desk plates, door sign, statues, etc. -Instant passport photo service GIFT SHOP -Wide variety of resale gift products and custom-made products and kits -Holiday and special occasion balloon bouquets -Annual holiday open house each December -Friendly staff to assist with gift-giving suggestions CRAFTER’S CORNER -Large room available for use during business hours for do-it-yourself crafting -Variety of classes offered throughout the year in basic drawing, painting, scrapbooking, paper craft, etc. -Most classes offered free or at minimal cost to customers -Room available for meetings, maximum comfortable capacity is 12 -Large flat panel TV and DVD player available -Two laptop computers with on-line capabilities available -Supports annual AF Artist/Craftsman Gallery program WOOD HOBBY SHOP -Space for do-it-yourselfers to perform woodworking 3 days/wk -Two “SawStop” table saws for the ultimate in safety -Heavy-duty 20”x43” wood lathe for the experienced 'turner' -Experienced wood staff to complete top quality shadow and flag boxes -Thermwood CNC router for automated production of cabinets, furniture, vanities, closet systems, etc. -Efficient dust collection system that improves shop atmosphere and cleanliness AUTO HOBBY SHOP -16 stalls, 14 with lifts -Free AllData Online for diagnostic and repair info -Open 3 days/week for do-it-yourselfers -Small storage lot for in-progress repairs -Virtual Resale Lot through 6th FSS website CAR WASH -Opened in Feb 10 and has serviced over 20K customers -Newly expanded asphalt area for better traffic flow and vaccuum access -Operates 24/7 -Located behind AAFES gas station, near BX -Contains one automatic bay and two self-serve bays, plus 4 vacuums

Opening time

  • Mondays: 09:00- 18:00
  • Tuesdays: 09:00- 18:00
  • Wednesdays: 09:00- 18:00
  • Thursdays: 09:00- 18:00
  • Fridays: 09:00- 17:00

General Info

Frame, Awards and Gift Shops: Mon-Thu 9-6, Fri 9-5 Wood Hobby Shop: Thu 10-6, Fri & Sat 9-5 Orders taken at Gift Shop Mon-Wed Auto Hobby Shop: Thu-Fri 11-7, Sat 9-5

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Our wood shop is a great place to get some of those projects done that have been sitting around waiting to be complete. Our hours for DIY are Thursday 9-6 and Fri/Sat 9-5. We have knowledgable staff to assist and furniture grade wood for purchase.

Published on 2014-07-09 10:01:55 GMT

Summer is a good time to get your projects done. Shelves built, frame those special moments, find that unique item to get for someone that's hard to buy for, even if you are having to say good by/see you soon gifts or maybe even a retirement. Come by and see us so we can help you.

Published on 2014-06-16 10:30:33 GMT

Tomorrow is our next canvas and cocktails class from 4-6 Wednesday April 9. Cost is $10.00.

Published on 2014-04-08 00:06:18 GMT

Wed Feb 26th is our next Canvas and Cocktails from 4-6. Cost is $10.00 great for beginners or those who want to improve upon their skills.

Published on 2014-02-24 17:46:36 GMT

Do you have something in mind to make for Valentines Day? Let us help make it for you to have in time for Feb. 14.

Published on 2014-01-10 00:12:02 GMT

Open scrapbooking today from 11-2 and tomorrow from 10-2. Join us and bring your projects to help you get kick started for the new year. Call for information (813)828-4413

Published on 2014-01-10 00:09:25 GMT

Do you have any ideas you want to work on for the new year? We can make you something custom. Our awards, framing and wood shop personnel are here to help you achieve your goals.

Published on 2013-12-11 10:52:00 GMT

Monday Dec. 9 is the last day to place your orders for framing to get it back by the holidays. Monday Dec. 16 is the last day for awards orders to have back before the holidays. We has great ornaments for lasering!!

Published on 2013-12-06 14:44:04 GMT

Notice: The auto hobbie shop will be closed today due unexpected staff shortage. Please check back for updates.

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