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After a summer membership freeze we are once again accepting new members! Over 40 people attended our September open house. We're back to our usual schedule of open houses the 2nd Tuesday of each month at 7pm.  

Upcoming events

    • 12 Nov 2019
    • 19:00 - 20:30
    • Victoria Makerspace

    Open House Tour

    Looking to get involved? The first step is to show up for an open house. You'll have a chance to talk to some other makers, take a tour of the facilities and be well on your way to applying for membership if you feel like it will be a good fit. Tour starts promptly at 7:05PM.  Free parking during the open house.

    • 28 Nov 2019
    • 19:00 - 20:30
    • Victoria Makerspace Classroom
    Register

    An interview night hosted by the spaces New Members Committee. This is the informal interview evening for shortlisted perspective members and a general orientation.  Hopeful applicants sit down together along with current members to get a feel for the community. Event takes place in the Classroom.

    This event is the third mandatory step in the application process. For more details on the application process visit makerspace.ca/apply 

    Among other thing covered the night will include

    • Safety information,
    • Expectations of membership and some basics of how to share a work space
    • New perspective members will commit to some concrete volunteer contribution to the space
    • How to get started on your goals at the space

    BYOB

    • 30 Nov 2019
    • 09:00 - 17:00
    • metalshop
    • 0
    Join waitlist

    A one-day course to introduce you to the basics of welding.  The course will include:

    • Safe use of welding gear

    • How to setup and tune the welder

    • Basic theory of welding and metallurgy

    • Practical welding instruction for MIG and TIG welding (primary focus)

    • Troubleshooting welds/ how to tell if your weld bead is going well

    • Tips and tricks for fabrication and fit-up of pieces


    Students should have long sleeve, natural fiber clothes, and closed toe shoes or boots.


    Class limited to 4 people


    Cost $150


    • 14 Jan 2020
    • 19:00 - 20:30
    • Victoria Makerspace

    Open House Tour- Second Tuesday of the Month

    Looking to get involved? The first step is to show up for an open house. You'll have a chance to talk to some other makers, take a tour of the facilities and be well on your way to applying for membership if you feel like it will be a good fit. Tour starts promptly at 7:05PM.  Free parking during the open house.

    • 30 Jan 2020
    • 19:00 - 20:30
    • Victoria Makerspace Classroom
    Register

    An interview night hosted by the spaces New Members Committee. This is the informal interview evening for shortlisted perspective members and a general orientation.  Hopeful applicants sit down together along with current members to get a feel for the community. Event takes place in the Classroom.

    This event is the third mandatory step in the application process. For more details on the application process visit makerspace.ca/apply 

    Among other thing covered the night will include

    • Safety information,
    • Expectations of membership and some basics of how to share a work space
    • New perspective members will commit to some concrete volunteer contribution to the space
    • How to get started on your goals at the space

    BYOB

Past events

24 Oct 2019 Applicants Evening
14 Oct 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
13 Oct 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
8 Oct 2019 Open House Tour
26 Sep 2019 Applicants Evening
23 Sep 2019 MetalHeads Meeting
10 Sep 2019 Open House Tour
9 Sep 2019 FIX IT in the Classroom
7 Sep 2019 High performance model rocketry (workshop and launch event)
5 Sep 2019 Woodshop Move Meetin
23 Aug 2019 MetalHeads Meeting
14 Aug 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
13 Aug 2019 CANCELLED Open House Tour
1 Aug 2019 Wild Apricot Migration Deadline
18 Jul 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
17 Jul 2019 Resin Printing with the Form 1
9 Jul 2019 CANCELLED Open House Tour
8 Jul 2019 Woodshop Workgroup Meeting
4 Jul 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
2 Jul 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
27 Jun 2019 Last Applicants Evening Until September
20 Jun 2019 MetalHeads Meeting
11 Jun 2019 Open House Tour
6 Jun 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
30 May 2019 CNC Class
29 May 2019 Applicants Evening
16 May 2019 Metalshop Committee Meetup
14 May 2019 Open House Tour
14 May 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
9 May 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
30 Apr 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
27 Apr 2019 Lichtenberg Pyrography using High Voltage electricity
18 Apr 2019 Applicants Evening
14 Apr 2019 Planned Power Outage
9 Apr 2019 Open House Tour
9 Apr 2019 FIX IT in Classroom - Cancelled due to illnesss
2 Apr 2019 FIX IT in classroom
20 Mar 2019 Applicants Evening
17 Mar 2019 Biology Workshop Detecting Estrogens
14 Mar 2019 CNC Class
12 Mar 2019 Open House Tour
9 Mar 2019 Flavour Tripping Party
6 Mar 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
5 Mar 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
2 Mar 2019 FIX IT in the classroom
27 Feb 2019 Applicants Evening
26 Feb 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
16 Feb 2019 Open House Tour (SUPPLEMENTARY)
12 Feb 2019 Open House Tour (CANCELLED)
12 Feb 2019 Open House Tour
29 Jan 2019 FIX IT in Classroom
16 Jan 2019 Applicants Evening
11 Dec 2018 Open House Tour
8 Dec 2018 Laser Cutter Maintenance Workshop
2 Dec 2018 Potluck
28 Nov 2018 CNC Plasma Design Meeting
21 Nov 2018 Applicants Evening
13 Nov 2018 Open House Tour
24 Oct 2018 Laser Cutter Project Show & Tell
17 Oct 2018 Applicants Evening
9 Oct 2018 Open House Tour
2 Oct 2018 FIX IT Team (Classroom)
22 Sep 2018 Lichtenberg Pyrography using High Voltage electricity
20 Sep 2018 Hands-on with the Makerspace Laser Cutters
19 Sep 2018 Spore to Fruit Mushroom Cultivation Course
11 Sep 2018 Open House Tour
19 Aug 2018 CNC Class (Wood Only)
27 May 2018 CNC Class
29 Jan 2018 CNC Class
2 Jan 2018 CNC Class

What is Victoria Makerspace?

Victoria Makerspace is a member-operated shared space where people come together and collaborate while sharing tools, resources and knowledge. Members come from all different backgrounds and collectively bring vast amounts of knowledge and experience to the space. To keep Makerspace functioning, all members share a responsibility to keep the space safe, tidy, and welcoming. Makerspace members benefit from 24-hour access to a large assortment of equipment and tools. See more details on out equipment  facility features.








Victoria Makerspace Association

Unit 4A - 4476 Markham Street, 

Vancouver Island Technology Park,

Saanich, BC

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