Maker time: Weekly makerspace sessions

Gain practical makerspace skills and experience in this 2-hour weekly session.

Produced by the City of Sydney

Want to gain practical skills in Sydney’s newest makerspace?

These 2-hour weekly sessions are a great opportunity to get hands-on experience with our equipment and guidance from expert makers.

Bring a simple idea or project you’d like to explore, or we’ll set you up with a starter project.

You’ll access 3D printers, a laser and dye cutter, electronic kits and hand tools including soldering irons. Each week, 2 experienced facilitators will be on hand to show you the ropes and discuss your ideas.

These sessions will you help better understand maker projects and processes and the potential uses of makerspace equipment.

Bookings and class size: Maximum 12 people. You don’t need to come every week, just book in for the sessions you’re keen to join

Suitable for: Ages 16 years and over

Experience level: A desire to expand technical design knowledge, physical making skills and hands-on experience of makerspace equipment is beneficial

Wear: Enclosed shoes and no loose-fitting clothing or jewellery

Bring: Your projects. Some materials like LEDs, electronic sensors, cardboard and craft materials will be available.

We aim to deliver inclusive and accessible events. If you have any access or communication needs, please contact us.

Rotating facilitators

  • Albert Ong: Cofounder of Tinkery and educator across engineering, IT, science, design and transdisciplinary innovation.
  • Alexi Creecy: Experienced effects and prop maker and NIDA lecturer in prosthetics and effects, CAD, 3D printing and laser cutting.
  • Heike Roberts: STEAM educator and trainer for Modfab in design, CAD and 3D printing.
  • Laura Jade: Illumination artist, interaction designer and experienced creativity and STEAM educator.
  • Tully Arnot: Visual artist and educator with a strong interest in DIY electronics and kinetic sculpture.
  • Ben Roberts: Experienced broadcast engineer and trainer for Modfab in rapid-prototyping technology.

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When

Wednesdays, 4.30pm to 6.30pm

Wednesday 13 November to Wednesday 18 December 2019

Cost

Ticket: $10.00

Accessibility services

  • Mobility access
  • Hearing loop

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