What’s so special about a 9ft table?

What’s so special about a 9ft table?

Benchspace was started to help makers and designers get into business. For a lot of making disciplines in Ireland it has always been a tough prospect to make it at your chosen occupation. We see a lot of people coming through craft and design courses in Cork, like...

Benchspace Bites & Kinsale Gin

Benchspace Bites & Kinsale Gin

Thanks to everyone for making last Saturday such an enjoyable morning. Kinsale Gin very kindly donated some bottles and glasses and we had some really enthusiastic makers in the workshop creating gin caddies to...

Fundit crowdfunding campaign a huge success.

Fundit crowdfunding campaign a huge success.

Fundit crowdfunding campaign a huge success. Thanks to everyone who donated, spread the word and gave encouragement over the 5 weeks. We made it, the final total pledged was €8,225.00, exceeding the target by an impressive €725. We received the email addresses of...

Crowdfunding coming to a close.

Crowdfunding coming to a close.

With the Friday deadline for their crowdfunding campaign looming, the boys and girls at Benchspace have been working very hard to spread the word and seek support for the workshop fit-out. Amazingly, some generous supporters have pushed us over the finish line two...

Fundit Crowdfunding

Fundit Crowdfunding

Only 4 days left, its all or nothing, please DONATE TODAY. We are crowd funding to buy professional equipment for the workshop, machines that startups generally cannot afford to buy or house. All donations will go towards buying equipment and installing it. The more...

Benchspace Opens Days for Cork Craft Month

Benchspace Opens Days for Cork Craft Month

Benchspace, Cork’s shared access workshop for furniture makers and fine woodworkers, will hold two open studio days as part of Cork Craft Month. Visitors are welcome to look behind the scenes and meet the makers who work at this exciting new maker space. We’re open...

The Big New Saw

The Big New Saw

The Big New Saw We are delighted to announce the arrival of a large format panel saw at the workshop. A very generous supporter has loaned us this machine until we acquire our own, and we'd like to thank them very much for making it available to us. For the woodworker...