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The Old Post Office is a creative space to tinker, code, bend, sketch, fabricate and build. We invite you to innovate together - share your expertise and learn from each other’s experiences. The Ideas Blog showcases our services and highlights current trends in tech and makerspaces. Join the conversation and post your innovative discovery today, simply fill out the submission form and we'll post your entry.


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laser cutter
Staff | December 6, 2019
As of December 6, our laser cutter is operational again. If you would like to make a reservation, please call us at 226.533.2767.
Laser cut Christmas ornaments
Shawna, Old Post Office | December 1, 2019
Every holiday gift list needs a little inspiration at some point in time.  Here at the Old Post Office we have several pieces of equipment and... Read More»
Grand River View
Anne, Old Post Office | October 2, 2019
When you think of wildlife living in the city - what species come to mind? Maybe you picture Squirrels, Coyotes, Pigeons, or Canada Geese. But there... Read More»
Smart Device using Newspaper App
Meghan, Queen's Square | October 2, 2019
With many news media websites moving to digital subscription models, it’s become more expensive to access popular newspapers and magazines through... Read More»
DIY Blocks
Christina, Old Post Office | October 1, 2019
Most people have the same reaction that I did when I first walked into the 3rd floor Makerspace at the Old Post Office; equal parts amazed and... Read More»
girl with glass in front of chalkboard
Trish, Old Post Office | August 30, 2019
Fall is my favourite season, and It’s almost here again! the beautiful colours, the cool crisp air, and programming here at Idea Exchange Old Post... Read More»
8mm film reels
Services | August 30, 2019
Do you have family history or other videos captured on 8mm film reels or Super 8 film reels? Bring these memories back to life with Reel-to-Reel Film... Read More»
A/V Room
Services | August 27, 2019
Want to make YouTube videos, podcasts, or digital art? Do you have boxes of old photographic slides or film negatives just waiting to be digitized?... Read More»
old vinyl records and cassette tapes
Chris, Old Post Office | August 16, 2019
Do you have boxes of old photographic slides or film negatives taking up valuable space in your closet? Maybe you have an old collection of home... Read More»
Digital Embroidery is here!
Lauren, OPO | August 1, 2019
Here in the Makerspace at the Old Post Office we are thrilled to announce that our new digital embroidery machine has arrived! This machine will make... Read More»

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