MAKE Aberdeen – the first of its kind in Aberdeenshire
Opening on Saturday 8 February 2014 at Seventeen (17 Belmont Street)
10am – 5pm
Followed by celebratory drinks and nibbles until 8:30pm
Usual opening hours will be Monday – Friday, 10 – 5pm with occasional evening workshops and events.
Peacock Visual Arts, in association with MAKLab Glasgow, supported by Aberdeen City Council and Creative Scotland, will be opening the doors to an exciting new digital adventure on Saturday 8 February 2014 – MAKE Aberdeen.
MAKE Aberdeen digital fabrication studio will be the first of its kind in Aberdeenshire. The studio will be based at Seventeen (17 Belmont Street) and will host a wide range of digital fabrication tools, offering people low cost access to equipment and knowledge to advance what they make. These objects could be made of wood, metal, plastic, glass, fabric etc. The lab will offer training on the use of the machinery and workshops will offer people an in depth look at specific machines and what they are capable of.
MAKE Aberdeen will join MAKLab Glasgow in bringing people into a vibrant network involving professionals, amateurs and enthusiasts in technology, design, engineering, coding and many other disciplines. The network spreads across Scotland, the UK and globally through the FabLab network
MAKE Aberdeen will help many types of new business by reducing the cost of small-scale prototyping and manufacturing. Equipment and materials are there for members to use at a very low cost, with the team on hand to help. Its base in Seventeen will allow members to integrate into the creative communities of Aberdeen, developing the space as a cultural hub.
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