Join our team…

Join our team…

Benchspace is looking for an Operations Manager to take a leading role in the growth of our design and manufacturing space in Cork.   In the coming year we will open a new creative manufacturing facility in the heart of Cork City, with over 1,000m2 of shared...

Applications for the 2021 Dearcán Bursary are open.

Applications for the 2021 Dearcán Bursary are open.

Applications for the 2021 Dearcán Bursary are now CLOSED! The award includes 1yr of studio/workshop space, €10,000 expenses and a startup budget. All artists, craft makers and product designers living in County Cork can apply See full details...

Connections

Connections

As part of Cork Craft Month and in collaboration with Blackwater Studios, we present "The Connections Project" Connections seeks to engage a community of makers, from traditional to digital, embracing new methods of making. This group originally coalesced around the...

Benchspace PPE Project Report

March this year was a month that changed everything for many people, as the seriousness of the impending Covid 19 pandemic began to take hold and businesses around the world began to shut down we saw a number of maker spaces taking action and we at Benchspace wanted...

COVID – 19 update.

Unfortunately, given the current situation we have made the difficult decision to cancel our Summer Classes at Benchspace. We however have began our plans to reopen for the public in August and will begin with a few Classes and Open Making sessions then. We're plan to...

3D Printed Faceshield for Irish Healthcare Workers

*** 26/6/2020 PLEASE NOTE THIS PROJECT IS NOW COMPLETED, WE SUCESSFULLY MADE 40,000 FACE SHIELDS AND DELIVERED THEM TO FRONTLINE STAFF *** (ARCHIVE) Due to the Covid 19 crisis we've had to close down the workshop to the public. We do however have a number of 3D...

Covid 19 & Benchspace Online Makerspace

The Benchspace Team has made the decison to cease all workshop based activity until April 1st (this may be extended depending on government recommendations) Our primary concern is for the health and welfare of all our members. Essential staff may be present in the...