Facilities & Services

Facilities & Services

We have a 500 square meter facility and have a myriad of tools and machines, some of which are in our store waiting for the right maker to come along. Our range of skills and ability changes with our membership and therefore workshop configuration.

We have “possibility” and equipment in the following practices:

Woodworking

Turning, bowl making, shaping, cutting, gluing, planing, carving, sanding, painting, joining, cabinet making, clamping

Metalwork

Cutting, shaping, turning, arc welding, MIG welding, grinding, brazing, soldering, casting, sand blasting

Automotive

Oil change, service, fit, fix, restore

Concept development

Design, conceptualise, create, presentations, product development, product launches, 3D printing, Laser cutting

Hobby / Handicraft

Sewing, leatherwork, beadwork, glass, wire, plastic, carving, electronics, etching, paint techniques, picture framing, candle making, screen printing

Ceramics / Glass slumping

Slip casting, firing, glazing, glass slumping, Raku, mould making, Bisque fire, pots, sculpture

Coffee shop and Chill out zone
  • Fast and free WIFI
  • Wood fired bread baking oven
  • Wood fired, pedal powered coffee roaster
  • Espresso machine
Gallery / Venue

Versatile and dynamic exhibition space

Specialised Services

We also offer the following services:

  • Architectural Design of furniture, interiors, gardens and buildings
  • Concept and product design and development
  • Prototype design and development
  • Assistance with the compiling of Business plans and feasibility studies
  • One on one workshop training to help develop ideas or improve technical skills.
  • Cutting lists
  • Working drawings
  • Material sourcing and ordering
  • Tool and equipment specification
  • Management of social responsibility projects in Africa
  • Planning and Construction of makerspaces and community workshops
  • Developing community programs
  • Corporate team building days