news at benchspace

N3DPS Face Shield 3D printed for the Open Source PPE Project

Join the Open Source PPE Project

3D printing face shields for frontline healthcare workers. The Open Source PPE Project has finished. In just seven weeks hundreds of Open Source PPE volunteers built a nationwide manufacturing network,

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COVID Closure Sign - Making Online

COVID-19 Update: benchspace Online

An online space for makers. We have decided to close our workshops to the public until April 1st (this may be extended depending on government recommendations). In the meantime we

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Enterprise Ireland Funding for benchspace

Regional Enterprise Development Fund. We are excited to announce that our application to Enterprise Ireland’s Regional Enterprise Development Fund (REDF) was successful. This REDF grant will enable the development of

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Selection of Wood Work hand Tools at benchspace- Hammer, Plane, Chisel, Japanese Saw, Scribe, Pencil

Training Update: Autumn Classes

Autumn is a time of change. Why not learn some new skills with us here at Benchspace. Benchspace Bites are running as follows Rustic Coat Rack (September 28th) Chopping / Serving

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Green & Orange cover page of the Cork Craft Month Brochure

Join us For Cork Craft Month

Join us for the annual Cork Craft Month We have a packed month of activities. kicking off with Sean from Badly Made Books making a return to benchspace with a

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Peoples Parklet on Douglas Street Cork, with Seating, Bicycle racks & Pollinator Friendly Plants

The People’s Parklet is Opening

The People’s Parklet will open July 24th at 4pm. The People’s Parklet on Douglas Street (outside Cork Flower Studios) is the first long term, purpose built Parklet in Ireland. It

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Benchspace microfactory three dimensional wireframe logo

Join Our Team… Workshop Manager

Workshop Manager – Part Time Position. We are looking for a talented, driven individual to help promote and manage our shared manufacturing space in Cork. Applications to telling us

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Selection of tools used in benchspace training classes

Training Update: Summer Classes

We’re gearing up for a summer of learning at benchspace. Starting this April we have a full programme of classes, workshops and special events. Benchspace Bites are back in full

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Benchspace Classes 2019

Our new years resolution this year was to make classes available to everyone regardless of skill level. Our 2019 classes kicked off in style last Saturday with our first Benchspace

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