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Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
Makespace: our first year
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Makespace: our first year

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An overview of the first year of Makespace Cambridge, a makerspace/hackspace in Cambridge UK. Including statistics, fun facts and a lot of photos.

An overview of the first year of Makespace Cambridge, a makerspace/hackspace in Cambridge UK. Including statistics, fun facts and a lot of photos.

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  • 1. MAKESPACE our first year
  • 2. FROMTHIS IN 2012…
  • 3. 210 MEMBERS
  • 4. OVER 145VOLUNTEER-RUN TRAINING SESSIONSTO HELP PEOPLE USE MAKESPACE KIT
  • 5. OVER 100TOURS SHOWING MAKESPACE AND MAKINGTO MEMBERS OFTHE PUBLIC
  • 6. WELL OVER 400 INSTANCES OF PEOPLE LEARNING A NEW MANUFACTURING SKILL
  • 7. 910 MAKERS IN OUR MEETUP GROUP 43 people taking significant event organising responsibility
  • 8. SUSTAINED GROWTH AND ACTIVITY ON MEETUP GROUP Makespaceopens
  • 9. 200+ MAKESPACE MEMBERS and many more have been members for some of the year
  • 10. STEADY GROWTH OF NEW MEMBERS Current 205 members Founder members Student members Members
  • 11. ABOUT MAKESPACE MEMBERS • we induct & vet all new members • but we don’t know much about them - we don’t ask demographic questions • all members • are over 18 • can bring guests to the space • can run events • can use some kit without training, and other kit after being inducted
  • 12. EVENTS • 482 past events • 21 upcoming events
  • 13. REVIEWS ON MEETUP • “Fantastic” • “Indispensible” • “Great and it seems to be getting better all the time” • “God's own toolshed :-) “ • “Love Makespace, love love love - you don't know how much you have done for me.You are making me feel human again”
  • 14. TRAINING • over 145 hands-on training sessions on Makespace equipment given by volunteer Makespace members • making over 400 people who have learnt a new skill • many other workshops and training events including • solidthinking CAD • Matlab • Unity 3D • Arduino robots • Well over 100 tours of Makespace to the public
  • 15. MEETUPS + EVENTS • regular maker nights • student MakerSoc • Meetups+learning+making from: Open DCU + Raspberry Pi-Makers, PCB Makers, K1 co-housing, OCAML hackers, Cambridge Clojure Group, Arduinos&Cake, Modular Synth • Hosting events+meetups: Cambridge internet of things, CamMacDev, CamGeekNight, DorkBot Anglia • PechaKucha lightning talks, project speed dating events • Talks from all kinds of speakers, local and visiting
  • 16. OTHER EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES • Arty Crafty Makers, Instructables Nights, Gaming nights,Theme maker nights, making Marble machines • Big projects: cardboard boat, Chain Reaction, • Trips: to ElectroMagneticWave, to MakerFaire +more • Hosted companies from Springboard Internet of Things accelerator, Spring 2013
  • 17. FAMILY MAKERS MOST WEEKS ACTIVITIES FOR ALL AGES
  • 18. STUDENT SOCIETY
  • 19. LOTS HAS HAPPENED
  • 20. RESPECTED • Keynote address at RSA and many other talks • Directly inspired creation of Madrid Makespace • 3rd largest hackspace in UK by member numbers (?) • Lots of calls from people around the UK and around world wanting advice on setting up something like Makespace
  • 21. WORKSHOP KIT • BandSaw • Circular Saw - Makita • CNC Router • Drill Presses • Grinder • Lathe - Myford • Lathe - Sherline • Metalwork Benches • Mill - Sherline • Mill - Warco • Mitre Saw - Rage 3 • PowerTools (small) • Woodwork Benches • Woodworking Lathe
  • 22. MAIN SPACE KIT • 3D Printer • CNC Model Mill • Electronics Workbenches • Fine Metalwork Bench and Flexible Shaft Drill • Glassworking kiln, torch and associated tools • Laser Cutter • PCB Mill • PrimeTest 100 PATTester • Vacuum Former • Vinyl Cutter • General tools • HP 750C A0 Plotter
  • 23. AND LET’S NOT FORGET • there’s money in the bank • only minor accidents (we’ve used quite a few plasters) • (since we opened) no major thefts • no significant problems with equipment damage • no significant problems with community behaviour
  • 24. SPACE
  • 25. WE’VE REARRANGEDTHINGS (a few times!)
  • 26. WE’VE STARTED SIMPLE and then improved and enhanced
  • 27. WE’VE ADDED HEALTH AND SAFETY EQUIPMENT - LIKETHIS INTEGRATED EXTRACTION SYSTEM
  • 28. WE’VE STOCKED AND RESTOCKED OUR CONSUMABLES BANKS
  • 29. WE’VE INSTALLED NEW KIT
  • 30. WE’VE SAFETY-TESTEDTHINGS
  • 31. WE’VE SALVAGED EQUIPMENT
  • 32. WE’VE RESTORED EQUIPMENT
  • 33. WE’VE EVALUATED A LOT OF CHAIRS (including quite a few we made ourselves)
  • 34. WE GREW PLANTS (and made pulley systems for them)
  • 35. WE’VE EATEN A LOT OF SNACKS (and been honest about paying for them - our honesty boxes run a surplus)
  • 36. WE’VE BEEN CREATIVE (and a little wacky)
  • 37. WE’VE CLEANED ANDTIDIED ! (really, we have :)
  • 38. TOOLS
  • 39. WEVACUUM FORMED
  • 40. WE ROUTED
  • 41. WE DID FINE METAL WORK
  • 42. WE CALIBRATED
  • 43. WETURNED
  • 44. WE DIDN’T ALWAYS USE COMPUTERS
  • 45. WE MILLED
  • 46. WE FUSED AND SLUMPED GLASS
  • 47. WE DRILLED
  • 48. WE CONNECTEDTHINGSTOTHE INTERNET
  • 49. MAKING
  • 50. WE INTRIGUED PEOPLE
  • 51. WE MYSTIFIED PEOPLE
  • 52. WE BUILT VEHICLES
  • 53. WETESTED THINGS
  • 54. WE DID FINE, BEAUTIFUL DETAILED WORK
  • 55. WE WENT FROM PROTOTYPETO PRODUCT IN JUST 4 MONTHS NOT 18 MONTHS:THANKSTO MAKESPACE
  • 56. WE EXPERIMENTED
  • 57. WE MADE ROBOTS
  • 58. WE MADE JEWELLERY
  • 59. WE STARTED WORK ON A ROBOTIC STORAGE SYSTEM
  • 60. WE MADE GAMES
  • 61. WE MADE SECRET PROTOTYPES FOR OUR BUSINESSES ! (NO PICTURES, SORRY!)
  • 62. WE USED A LOT OF LEDS
  • 63. WE MADE FURNITURE
  • 64. WE MADETHINGSTHAT MADE US HAPPY
  • 65. WE ETCHED “MADE IN MAKESPACE” ON WHAT WE MADE WHERE EVER WE COULD
  • 66. COMMUNITY
  • 67. WE HACKED
  • 68. WE SHARED
  • 69. WE HAD FUN
  • 70. WE NETWORKED (in more ways than one)
  • 71. WETRAINED
  • 72. WETRAINED
  • 73. WE MADE MARVELLOUS MARBLE MACHINES
  • 74. WETRAINED
  • 75. WE LEARNED FROM EXPERTS (even experts from London who said Cambridge expertise had made their products a reality)
  • 76. WE DID SHOW &TELL
  • 77. WE MET NEW PEOPLE
  • 78. WE HADTALKS
  • 79. WE ADMIREDTHINGS WE MADE
  • 80. WE SHOWED PEOPLE AROUND
  • 81. WE COLLABORATED
  • 82. WE EXPLAINEDTHINGS
  • 83. WE ATE CAKE
  • 84. WE MADETHINGSTO PUT CAKES ON :)
  • 85. MANY PEOPLE MADE ALLTHIS HAPPEN ! IFYOU WERE ONE OFTHEM: THANK YOU
  • 86. ALSOTHANKYOUTO ALLTHE MAKESPACE MEMBERS WHOSE PHOTOS ARE INCLUDED HERE TOM OINN BRIAN CORTEIL MARKTCHAOS KYLLIKI3 PERFECTPHASE MARK MELLOWS DAVID BAR HAM AND MORE

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