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Subject: Space Weekend, metalworking workshops and more
Date: Fri, 1 Oct 2021 08:56:39 +0000
From: Makerspace Adelaide <in...@makerspaceadelaide.org>
Reply-To: Makerspace Adelaide <in...@makerspaceadelaide.org>
To: Robert Hart <rob...@hardhack.org.au>


New workshops including silicone molding, Arduino programming, MIG welding.
Makerspace
                                                    Adelaide
Dear Robert,

October is a busy month. We've got several workshops and events planned and we are celebrating World Space Week with a few space-themed events. 

Space Weekend at
                                                  Makerspace Adelaide is
                                                  launching soon (8 - 10
                                                  Oct)
World Space Week is an international celebration of science and technology, and their contribution to the betterment of the human condition.

At Makerspace we are hosting a number of events from Friday, 8 to Sunday, 10 Oct.

We've got a few activities lined-up. Please stay tuned to our social platforms for details.
  • Horizons: Starship Bridge Simulator
  • Build straw rockets
  • Galaxy mobile
  • Spaceship laser cutting and painting
  • Art party
  • Make your own galaxy slime
  • Space plushies
  • DIY satellite

Got a favourite astro project?
Let us know. #worldspaceweek #makerADL
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Workshops

Gasless MIG
                                                    Welding for
                                                    Beginners

Mon 4 Oct • 6:00 - 8:30 pm • Beginner welding workshop

Learn the basics of gasless MIG welding.

This hands-on single session metalworking workshop willintroduce members of the maker community to the basics of gasless MIG welding.

This workshop covers the applications, usage and settingup of a MIG welder to perform a fillet and butt weld.

Perfect for beginners looking to weld for the first-time, orthose who have taken a break from metalworking and are looking for a chance torefresh their skills and get back in the workshop.

Important info
Do not wear polyester or any flammable clothing to the event. Please do not wear contact lenses but glasses are fine. Enclosed footwear is also mandatory.
If you have a welding helmet and/or welding gloves that you could bring along to the course it would be greatly appreciated.
You are encouraged to bring along some steel lying around to use in the class if possible.
All sessions take place on-site at Makerspace Adelaide withsmall group sizes and direct instruction from an experienced metal-worker, cost is inclusive of all materials.
Participants must have previously completed a Metalworking Induction Session at Makerspace Adelaide.

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

Book Now

Silicone
                                                    Block Molding
                                                    workshop

Tue 5 Oct • 6:00 - 8:30 pm • Beginner molding workshop

Learn the skills and techniques for creating a single-piece block mold in silicone.

This hands-on single session Silicone Block Molding workshop for beginners will cover the following topics:

  • Uses and limitations of silicone molding
  • How to design and prepare an object for molding
  • Techniques for a successful silicone mold
  • Creating resin copies

Take home:

  • Your very own silicone mold
  • Resin copies of your object
  • Extra materials to continue at home


Important info
Object to be copied can be no larger than 7x7x3cm.

All sessions take place on-site at Makerspace Adelaide with small group sizes and direct instruction from an experienced maker, cost is inclusive of all materials.

This session is suitable for teens and adults; children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. No prior experience is necessary, assistance and instruction is available throughout the session.

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

Book Now

Beginner
                                                    Woodworking
                                                    workshop

Tue 5 Oct • 6:00 - 9:00 pm • Beginner woodworking workshop

Learn the essentials of woodworking in our hands-on beginner woodworking series!

Over 8 sessions this woodworking short course will introduce members of the maker community to the basics of woodworking whilst constructing their own wooden jewelry or instrument box.

This course will cover the use of hand tools and other foundational woodworking skills such as identifying different wood types, basic woodcuts, creating a bench hook, and a variety of wooden joints including:

  • Tee halving
  • Dovetail halving
  • Tusk Tenon
  • Housing joint
  • Box cut

Perfect for beginners looking for their first woodworking project, or those who have taken a break from woodworking and are looking for a chance to get back in the workshop.

Important info
Participants must have previously completed a Woodworking Induction Session at Makerspace Adelaide.

All sessions take place on-site at Makerspace Adelaide with direct instruction from an experienced wood-worker, cost is inclusive of all materials.

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

Book Now

Textiles In
                                                    Sustainability -
                                                    Workshop

Fri 8 Oct Sep • 10:00 am - 1:00 pm • Beginner textiles workshop

You will be discussing, demonstrating and experiencing the challenges faced in the textile reuse industry. Form a social enterprise and use your own textile waste to support a charity.

This workshop will cover:

  • Textile recognition and sorting
  • Social enterprise structure
  • Hands-on textile repurposing techniques
  • The ability to recognise potential and pitfalls in textiles waste
  • Create items from textile waste that will be sold to support charity. 

In addition to technical skills, this workshop encourages creativity by allowing young makers the freedom to customise their design as well as choose their own fabric and finishings.

Important info
All sessions take place on-site at Makerspace Adelaide with small group sizes and direct instruction from an experienced textile maker, cost is inclusive of all materials.

Participants are encouraged to bring a bag of clean but unwanted textiles that are too worn out for charity donation and extra pairs of fabric scissors.

This session is suitable for teens and adults; children under 16 must be accompanied by an adult. No prior experience is necessary, assistance and instruction is available throughout the session.

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

Book Now

Introduction
                                                    to the Metal Lathe

Mon 18 Oct • 6:00 - 9:00 pm • Beginner metalworking workshop

Learn the basics of using a metal lathe and start machining your own metal fittings, tools, replacement parts and more!

This hands-on single session metalworking workshop will introduce members of the maker community to the basics of turning using a metal lathe. Learning to use the metal lathe is a valuable skill for anyone wanting to start metalworking, a metal lathe allows for precision cutting and carving of a variety of alloys and metals.

This workshop covers the applications and usage of a metal lathe, explains basic tool geometry, and demonstrates how to face off and turn to a diameter using the lathe.

Perfect for beginners looking to use the lathe for the first-time, or those who have taken a break from metalworking and are looking for a chance to refresh their skills and get back in the workshop.

Important info
All sessions take place on-site at Makerspace Adelaide with small group sizes and direct instruction from an experienced metal-worker, cost is inclusive of all materials.
Participants must have previously completed a Metalworking Induction Session at Makerspace Adelaide.

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

Book Now

Arduino
                                                    Programming Easy
                                                    Pace workshop

Sun 24 Oct • 4:00 - 7:00 pm • 5 sessions • Beginner electronics workshop

Learn the basics of building circuits and programming using Arduino.

Over 5 sessions this easy pace electronics short course will introduce members of the maker community to the basics of Arduino Programming by building and programming an Arduino robot.

This course covers the foundational skills required to utilise open-source Arduino software and hardware including:

  • Identifying different electronic components
  • Using a breadboard to build simple circuits
  • Integration of Arduino into circuits
  • Interpreting sensor data using Arduino software
  • Basic C++ Programming in Arduino environment

This electronic workshop is perfect for beginners who don't have a lot of experience with computers and want to learn about electronics and programming at a slower pace.

Important info
Participants are asked to bring their own laptop to download and use the Arduino software. If you are unable to bring your own device please advise at the time of booking, there are a limited number of computers available to use during the sessions.

All sessions take place on-site at Makerspace Adelaide with small class sizes and direct instruction from a makerspace volunteer, all components are supplied by Makerspace.

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

Book Now

Next Level
                                                    Metal Lathe

Mon 25 Oct • 6:00 - 8:30 pm • Intermediate metalworking workshop

Learn more about using a metal lathe and start machining your own metal fittings, tools, replacement parts and more!

This hands-on single session metalworking workshop will introduce members of the maker community to the some intermediate aspects of turning using a metal lathe. 


This workshop covers the 4 jaw chuck, centre drill, boring and parting off.

Perfect for those with some experience with the use of a lathe, or those who have taken a break from metalworking and are looking for a chance to refresh their skills and get back in the workshop.

Important info
All sessions take place on-site at Makerspace Adelaide with small group sizes and direct instruction from an experienced metal-worker, cost is inclusive of all materials.
Participants must have previously completed a Metalwork Induction Session at Makerspace Adelaide.
Participants must also have completed an Introduction to the metal lathe course OR have previous experience using the metal lathe. 

Places are limited and bookings are essential.

Book Now

Adelaide Repair Cafe

Adelaide Repair
                                                  Cafe
A reminder that the next Adelaide Repair Café will take place on:
Sun 31 Oct • 12:00 - 3:00 pm
  • Location: Makerspace Adelaide (100 Franklin Street, Adelaide)
  • Bookings: Not Needed
  • Cost: FREE (donations welcome)
If you have appliances, furniture, clothing, kitchenware, or other well-loved items you would like to save from landfill, please drop by and our volunteers will enthusiastically try to resurrect them! You may even learn something in the process!

Let's work together to refuse, reduce, reuse, repair, and recycle!

Inductions

To get started using some of our Makerspace facilities, we require a brief Induction. A member of our Volunteer Team will give you all the information you need to use our equipment safely and effectively.

We currently have Inductions for: A reminder that inductions are only $10 for Guests (plus booking fee), and free of charge for active Makerspace Members!

Previous experience is not required for any Makerspace inductions.
Book an Induction

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