Maker Shed Open Day

Bookings now Closed

 

"Our Maker Shed was created with a simple purpose in mind.  To set creativity in motion, through the empowerment of education."

Maker Shed Core Principals

  • To provide a nurturing, non judgemental environment for people from all walks of life, to become makers.
  • To offer quality tuition, and hands on learning, with the space for any DIY project.
  • Encourage creation rather than consumerism.
  • Promote innovation, critical thinking and problem solving.
  • Support renewability.
  • Revitalize analog crafts, whilst embracing new technology as well.
  • Be learner-centric and develop learning experiences & workshops, depending on our maker’s interests and needs.
  • Create opportunity for ordinary people become more self-sufficient.
  • Create a community of makers

Areas of learning & creating at the maker shed

Woodwork:

  • Analog and Electric Tools
  • Large tools such as saw table, drop saws & drill press
  • CNC Machine
  • Painting & lacquering
  • Repairing wooden furniture

Metalwork:

  • Blacksmithing
  • Coke/Coal Forging
  • Welding
  • Metal Lathe
  • Tool Making
  • Etching

Digital Creation:

  • 3D Printing
  • AutoCad Software
  • Lazer Cutting

 

Skills:

  • Basic DIY
  • Project planning
  • Repairing household items
  • Building furniture / items for home & garden
  • Innovation / Invention
  • Entrepreneurship

Personal Growth:

  • Empowerment
  • Mindfulness
  • Confidence
  • Self-sufficiency, Self-reliance
  • Critical Thinking & Problem Solving