Category Archives: Makerspace

Craftscouncil Make:Shift:Do

Blackpool Makerspace is participating in the Craft Council Make:Shift:Do event. http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/what-we-do/makeshiftdo We will be open for the 2016 event on: Friday Oct 28th, 17.00-2100 and  Saturday Oct 29th 10.00-17.00. Pictures and words from our 2015 Make:Shift:Do event  Make:Shift:Do October 2015 … Continue reading

Posted in Makerspace | Leave a comment

Preparing for Craft Council open day

Mike spent the morning re-siting the laser cutter to a shelf underneath one of the work benches, freeing up some more work area on the bench. Heavy duty rails have been used to allow the cutter to slide out from … Continue reading

Posted in Makerspace | Leave a comment

Make-Shift-Do, October 2016

Most of 2015 was taken up preparing our new space at Tyldesley Road. October  2015 was especially busy as we hurried towards our opening deadline, timed to coincide with the Craft Council sponsored Make-Shift-Do event. http://www.craftscouncil.org.uk/what-we-do/makeshiftdo/ Membership declined in 2015 … Continue reading

Posted in Makerspace | Leave a comment

Playing with the Teenage Engineering OP-1

I sampled some of the chat in the makerspace today and made a track, I am still learning the OP-1, but here it is anyway…

Posted in Hardware, Makerspace, sbc | Leave a comment

We are OPEN

It has been a long haul, as can be seen by the restoration pictures on here stretching back over the months. More building work than ‘Making’, but we finally opened our doors to the public at 6pm on Friday 23rd … Continue reading

Posted in Makerspace, meetings | Leave a comment

Saturday 17th October – one week to open day

Working parties have increased as the open day grows ever nearer. Mike Hull took time off work and worked right through last week assisted by Jeff midweek. Attending for a full day on Saturday 17th.Mike Hull, Mike Hewitt, Dave, Josh, … Continue reading

Posted in Makerspace, meetings | Leave a comment

Opening day two weeks away

With the open day getting closer, people are starting to attend on extra days to help get the space ready on time.Attending: Saturday 3rd OctoberMike Hull, Ted, Les, Jeff, Tony, Arthur and Ricky Sunday 4th OctoberMike Hull and Jeff  Thursday 8th … Continue reading

Posted in Makerspace | Leave a comment