Past Events

Member Masterclass: Super 8 Film

Member Masterclass: Super 8 Film

Monday 03 September 2018 10:00am - 5:00pm

Join our summery masterclass to shoot actual film on Super 8 and learn how to develop it yourself using washing soda, vitamin C tablets and coffee. Teams of participants will be lent Super 8 cine-cameras to shoot footage, after which workshop leader Ben Slotover will show participants how to develop, dry, spool and project the Super 8 film, ending with a screening of the freshly shot film footage!

Part of Member Events  

Member Masterclass & Raft Race: Coracle Building

Member Masterclass & Raft Race: Coracle Building

Wednesday 25 July 2018 10:00pm - 4:00pm

Join the Institute of Making Raft Race crew and spend three days building a glorious fleet of coracles, before spending a fourth and final day competing in (and winning, ahem) the annual London Makespace raft race in the Regents Canal!
In this Masterclass, Kevin and Ellen Grimley will show us how to build these traditional riverboats, which are round in shape, paddled with one oar and have been used since primitive times.

Part of Member Events  

Festival of Stuff: Saturday Extravaganza

Festival of Stuff: Saturday Extravaganza

Saturday 07 July 2018 1:00pm - 5:00pm

Join us at the Institute of Making to celebrate the sheer joy of stuff as we host our greatest public extravaganza of the year on Saturday 7th July to mark the finale of our Festival of Stuff.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Friday 06 July 2018 2:00pm - 3:00pm

In this masterclass, participants will explore the remarkable material that is glass and will be able to try basic fusing, cutting, decorating and assembling techniques that can be practiced using the facilities of the Makespace.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Midday - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Midday - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Friday 06 July 2018 11:30am - 12:30pm

In this masterclass, participants will explore the remarkable material that is glass and will be able to try basic fusing, cutting, decorating and assembling techniques that can be practiced using the facilities of the Makespace.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Sand Mould Making for Bronze Tiles Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Sand Mould Making for Bronze Tiles Masterclass

Friday 06 July 2018 10:00am - 4:00pm

This masterclass provides an introduction to fundamental foundry techniques using readily available materials. Stephen Coles will show participants how to make moulds for sand casting in order to produce a bronze relief tile.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Morning - Introduction to Glass Masterclass

Friday 06 July 2018 10:00am - 11:00am

In this masterclass, participants will explore the remarkable material that is glass and will be able to try basic fusing, cutting, decorating and assembling techniques that can be practiced using the facilities of the Makespace.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - 3D Print Finishing Masterclass

Festival of Stuff: Afternoon - 3D Print Finishing Masterclass

Thursday 05 July 2018 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Join jeweller and 3D Print expert Hannah Cameron to learn how to finish PLA prints in the Makespace or at home with various techniques for sanding, priming, painting and glossing. You will also receive an introduction to SLS printing, places from where to order these and best practice for dyeing.

Part of Festival of Stuff,  Public Events  

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