The last six months at the MakerSpace

The MakerSpace has been logging usage of the space for the last six months. After a lot of data entry and a bit of number crunching we have our first report. The report covers a busy time for the space, we have hosted three open days for the public, worked on projects...

We Love Dunblane

We Love Dunblane We would like to spread some love by inviting you to the Makerspace in the Burgh Chambers building on Wednesday 14th February to make your own personalised wooden Valentine’s heart. You can keep the heart for yourself or you can share the love by...

Meet the Maker: George

The “Colibri” humming bird automaton George is a maker, craftsman and retired engineer. You may have seen some of his hand crafted items under the name “Dunblane Woodcrafts” regularly on sale at Weigh Ahead and the Museum in Dunblane high...
Laser Squad June / July update

Laser Squad June / July update

June / July laser team update It’s been a busy few months for the laser cutter in the MakerSpace and you might have seen our work in unexpected places: hiding in the woods, hanging from trees or even round  runners necks. Dunblane Road Race 2023 The Dunblane...
What will you make on the CNC?

What will you make on the CNC?

With the makerspace starting to scale up, we’re starting to see some really executed projects roll-off the “production line”. Of course, most of the work we create at the makerspace is driven by personal needs – it’s not really a factory...
Calibration is key for a great 3D print

Calibration is key for a great 3D print

The 3D printers in the makerspace get a lot of use – a LOT of use. They’re by far the most accessible of all the production systems in the makerspace and are a real favourite of some of our younger members. Like all production machines they need taken care...