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  • Most people have the same reaction that I did when I first walked into the 3rd floor Makerspace at...
    DIY Blocks
  • Here in the Makerspace at the Old Post Office we are thrilled to announce that our new digital...
    Digital Embroidery is here!
  • Have you ever wanted to try a 3D printer? Engrave your favourite photo on a piece of wood? Sew a...
    3D printed objects
  • My name is Jeremy Taylor and I love the idea of connecting people and inspiring a community of...
    Jeremy Taylor, Makerspace
  • Technology can provide a multitude of revenue-generating capabilities and business opportunities....
    Laser Cutter at Work

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Hours
Monday 10:00 to 5:30
Tuesday to Thursday 10:00 to 8:30
Friday 10:00 to 5:30
Saturday 9:30 to 5:30
Sunday 1:00 to 5:00
Closed Sundays May 19 thru Sep 1

 

Gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge with other community makers. Explore textiles, electronic and laser cutting, robotics, soldering and 3D printing in the Makerspace. With such a selection of innovative equipment you will want some technical training – and we are happy to help with courses that will build your skills in technology and beyond. The Makerspace is a hands-on learning environment designed for people of all interests – so come prepared to discover and watch your passions take flight.

Makerspace Equipment

Current Equipment

Equipment Terms of Use

All users must read and sign the Old Post Office User Agreement and Assumption of Risk, Release and Indemnity Agreement [PDF] before using the Makerspace and Creative Studios equipment for the first time.

This agreement explains the terms of use for equipment in the Makerspace and Creative Studios at the Idea Exchange, Old Post Office location.

Makerspace Guides

A great place to start your maker journey is familiarizing yourself with basic guides and tutorials of the equipment available in the Makerspace. Regardless of whether you are a novice just starting out or an advanced user in need of a refresher, these guides will walk you through the equipment so you will be up and running in no time.

While most of the equipment can be used and understood in a short time, it is also extremely powerful, ready to be taken as far as your imagination allows. From prototyping and 3D modeling, to robotics, to laser cut signage, the Learn More section will help you take the next steps in your making.  Here you will find additional resources, inspiration, and learn advanced techniques to take your skills even higher.