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...

Volunteers complete doors in a day

Volunteers complete doors in a day

We did it, the front door has been removed, a new one made and fitted in one day. It just goes to show what you can do with a little good will and cooperation. To all the volunteers who helped out yesterday, Jan Lojack Paul O'Brien Derek Coughlan Brendan Corcoran Cian...

Call Out for Volunteers for Saturday 10 June

Call Out for Volunteers for Saturday 10 June

A big thank you to everyone who helped to prepare the Benchspace workshop over the last few weeks. All that cleaning and painting has created a great inside space for our furniture makers. Now we need another effort to make the workshop secure. We're asking for...

Benchspace selected for #HackForGood, May 12th

Benchspace selected for #HackForGood, May 12th

Benchspace is delighted to have been selected to participate in the first Cork HackForGood. Many thanks to the Cork Foundation and Republic of Work for providing this opportunity. Teams of designers will give a complete upgrade to the branding, web sites and social...

Call for Expressions of Interest

Call for Expressions of Interest

Ireland's first shared-access Woodwork Workshop. Industry standard machinery. Dedicated maker-spaces. Collocated workbenches and making classes. Become a part of The Capital of Making. Benchspace is a not for profit shared workshop being established in Cork City. Our...