- Do you live in an apartment and love to build, but don’t have the space?
- Like community? Sharing ideas? making things? Coffee?
- Love to share knowledge and help others with their projects?
We have a purposly renovated and tooled up collaborative workspace – ready and waiting for your creativity!
To facilitate an awesome community of Makers, the 6, Vivian Street premises also houses a collaborative workspace – affectionately named the Memberspace- which contains many basic hand-tools and machine-tools needed for projects and provides a secure space with kitchen facilities with a relaxed, friendly atmosphere.
Itching to get started? Just head on over to our preferred co-working management system Cobot and sign up for the relevant Membership type:
$99/mnth – Maker
$40/day – Ad Hoc entry
$0/day – Laser Use Only
Our workshop space upstairs is kitted out with a large TV, an espresso machine, a kitchen and space for about 20 people. It can be hired out for corporate training events or birthdays parties. We also have a set of laptops that can be hired for workshops/classes. We can also organise, cater and host most types of events.
If you want to host your own workshop through Meetup we can help with that too.
We strive to enable everyone to take part and use as much opensource or free software as possible – however we do have licensed software, digital tablets, laptops and prototyping electronics available for hire also:
10 x Laptops installed with 3 licenses of Pixologic: Z-Brush R4.5
6 x 11″ digital drawing/scultping tablets
5 x MakeyMakeys
12 x Arduino Uno + associated components/shields for most applications
PSUs to 24V+
2 x Oscilloscopes [digital and Classic Analogue]
Soldering stations/gear etc
Our key equipment:
- CO2 Laser cutter/engraver – 1400 x 900 x 80Watt
- CO2 Laser Cutter/engraver – 600 x 400 x 80W Watt [expected September '13]
- CNC Router – 2400 x 1200 x 250 [z]
- 3D Up! Plus 0.15mm layer extrusion printer x 2
- 630mm Vinyl Cutter
In-Workshop Memberspace equipment:
- Compound/Mitre Dropsaw
- Benchtop Disc/belt Sander*
- Pedestal Drill
- Hydraulic Press
And the rest:
- Hammer-Drill [corded]
- 750W Cordless Drill
- Cordless impact driver
- Plunge Router*
- Dremel-esq modelling tools*
- Heatguns & Glueguns*
- Orbital Sander*
- 125mm Bench Grinder
*consumables are charged for
Some of our more dangerous, mission critical and very expensive tools are not currently self-service for members. However, booking can be made through Cobot.