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"Week 676 – Prototype TEM Cell"

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Wirral MakeFest

Wirral MakeFest is on Saturday 1 June – please get in touch if you’d like to volunteer on the day and/or have stuff to display. We had a great time last year and met some really interesting makers.

July Start Boost Membership

Find out more about our free Boost membership and apply here. Closing date for this round is 11:59pm on Sunday 16th June 2024 Please share with anyone you think might benefit.

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 20 May, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Wednesday 22 May, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Revolutionary Communists
Thursday 23 May, 7:00pm-9:30pmMaker Night
Our free weekly evening meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials used.
Sunday 26 May, 2:00pm-5:00pmPlastic Playgroup (DoES Workshop)
In a world with mountains of plastic and molehills of play, let’s get our spades out and shift the balance.Make new things from abandoned plastic with us. Plantpots, purses … pedalos?Shred plastic. Blend it. Meld scraps together with a heat gun. Make sheets. Laser cut it. CNC it. Stitch potato bags together with soldering iron? Make fabrics with a regular iron? What have we got, what can we make? We don’t know – let’s figure it out!Two rules: 1. No Objectives – this is an aimless and wandering session.2. Bring Your Own Initiative – this is an active session and we’ll help you get creative.
Every two weeks on a Sunday afternoon, between 2pm and 5pm.Facilitated by Plastic Tactics – follow on social for the latest updates, and to see what we make if you can’t be here in person:
http://instagram.com/plastacs
http://twitter.com/plastacs
http://facebook.com/plastictacticsliverpool

Somebody Should

The DoES Liverpool to-do list is stored in the issues of our Somebody Should repository on github. Head over there if there’s something you’d like to report, or if you want to help out fixing things.

See all the issues…

Issue counts: 401 open, 1514 closed

5 new issues:

Featured issue: Rear fire escape shutter is dysfunctional, does not close.. Can we move this on or close it?

No issues closed

"Week 675 – Marbling, FOP, Boost Membership"

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Wirral MakeFest

Wirral MakeFest is on Saturday 1 June – please get in touch if you’d like to volunteer on the day and/or have stuff to display. We had a great time last year and met some really interesting makers.

July Start Boost Membership

Find out more about our free Boost membership and apply here. Closing date for this round is 11:59pm on Sunday 16th June 2024 Please share with anyone you think might benefit.

Things of Note

Rosie has been experimenting with marbling recently, with some interesting results (some methods are more promising than others!). Get in touch if you’d like to join in!

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 13 May, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Wednesday 15 May, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Revolutionary Communists
Thursday 16 May, 7:00pm-9:30pmMaker Night
Our free weekly evening meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials used.
Saturday 18 May, 10:00am-5:00pmMerseyside Cycle AGM
Sunday 19 May, 11:00am-3:00pmRepair Café – get your free ticket via Eventbrite

Somebody Should

The DoES Liverpool to-do list is stored in the issues of our Somebody Should repository on github. Head over there if there’s something you’d like to report, or if you want to help out fixing things.

See all the issues…

Issue counts: 396 open, 1514 closed

1 new issue:

Featured issue: Write some tweets/FB posts/etc. the Fabric District can send out to tell people what we offer. Can we move this on or close it?

1 issue closed:

Thanks huffeec!

"Week 674 – Power Profiler, Heat Press"

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 06 May, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Tuesday 07 May, 6:30pm-9:30pmHack the Space Evening
Thursday 09 May, 9:00am-6:00pmJelly Liverpool
Thursday 09 May, 7:00pm-9:30pmMaker Night
Our free weekly evening meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials used.
Saturday 11 May, 10:00am-5:00pmMaker Day
Our free monthly daytime meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials used.
Sunday 12 May, 2:00pm-5:00pmPlastic Playgroup (DoES Workshop)
In a world with mountains of plastic and molehills of play, let’s get our spades out and shift the balance.Make new things from abandoned plastic with us. Plantpots, purses … pedalos?Shred plastic. Blend it. Meld scraps together with a heat gun. Make sheets. Laser cut it. CNC it. Stitch potato bags together with soldering iron? Make fabrics with a regular iron? What have we got, what can we make? We don’t know – let’s figure it out!Two rules: 1. No Objectives – this is an aimless and wandering session.2. Bring Your Own Initiative – this is an active session and we’ll help you get creative.
Every two weeks on a Sunday afternoon, between 2pm and 5pm.Facilitated by Plastic Tactics – follow on social for the latest updates, and to see what we make if you can’t be here in person:
http://instagram.com/plastacs
http://twitter.com/plastacs
http://facebook.com/plastictacticsliverpool

Somebody Should

The DoES Liverpool to-do list is stored in the issues of our Somebody Should repository on github. Head over there if there’s something you’d like to report, or if you want to help out fixing things.

See all the issues…

Issue counts: 396 open, 1513 closed

1 new issue:

Featured issue: Install the hatch between the kitchen and event room. Can we move this on or close it?

1 issue closed:

Thanks magman2112!

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"Week 673 – Tasmota, Bird House, Archaeology, Threads"

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

MakeFests

A couple of people have asked for the dates recently, so here’s a quick reminder – Wirral MakeFest is on Saturday 1 June and Liverpool MakeFest is on Saturday 6 July.

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 29 April, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Wednesday 01 May, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Linux User Group
Thursday 02 May, 7:00pm-9:30pmMaker Night
Our free weekly evening meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials used.
Thursday 02 May, 7:00pm-11:00pmLivNUG (Liverpool Nix/NixOS User Group)

Somebody Should

The DoES Liverpool to-do list is stored in the issues of our Somebody Should repository on github. Head over there if there’s something you’d like to report, or if you want to help out fixing things.

See all the issues…

Issue counts: 396 open, 1512 closed

1 new issue:

Featured issue: Make doors open more easily for people who have trouble with doors. Can we move this on or close it?

No issues closed

"Week 672 – Cybersecurity, Microscope, Threads"

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 22 April, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Thursday 25 April, 7:00pm-9:30pmMaker Night
Our free weekly evening meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials used.
Sunday 28 April, 10:00am-5:00pmDoES Liverpool Does Threads (at Tate + RIBA North gallery, Mann Island)Drop in to this free workshop with DoES Liverpool and get creative using a range of tools and pre-loved fibres and fabric. DoES Liverpool bring together traditional textile techniques with modern, digital ways of making 
Sunday 28 April, 2:00pm-5:00pmPlastic Playgroup (DoES Workshop)
In a world with mountains of plastic and molehills of play, let’s get our spades out and shift the balance.Make new things from abandoned plastic with us. Plantpots, purses … pedalos?Shred plastic. Blend it. Meld scraps together with a heat gun. Make sheets. Laser cut it. CNC it. Stitch potato bags together with soldering iron? Make fabrics with a regular iron? What have we got, what can we make? We don’t know – let’s figure it out!Two rules: 1. No Objectives – this is an aimless and wandering session.2. Bring Your Own Initiative – this is an active session and we’ll help you get creative.
Every two weeks on a Sunday afternoon, between 2pm and 5pm.Facilitated by Plastic Tactics – follow on social for the latest updates, and to see what we make if you can’t be here in person:
http://instagram.com/plastacs
http://twitter.com/plastacs
http://facebook.com/plastictacticsliverpool

Somebody Should

The DoES Liverpool to-do list is stored in the issues of our Somebody Should repository on github. Head over there if there’s something you’d like to report, or if you want to help out fixing things.

See all the issues…

Issue counts: 395 open, 1512 closed

1 new issue:

Featured issue: Tony apparently not cutting square. Can we move this on or close it?

1 issue closed:

Thanks JackiePease!

"Week 671 – O2 Woes, Manshrooms, Bulbasaur"

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 15 April, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Thursday 18 April, 7:00pm-9:30pmMaker Night
Our free weekly evening meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials usedt
Sunday 21 April, 11:00am-3:00pmRepair Café
Sunday 21 April, 11:00am-3:00pmLiverpool Left Action Group

Somebody Should

The DoES Liverpool to-do list is stored in the issues of our Somebody Should repository on github. Head over there if there’s something you’d like to report, or if you want to help out fixing things.

See all the issues…

Issue counts: 395 open, 1511 closed

1 new issue:

Featured issue: Door handle of Room 29 is wobbly. Can we move this on or close it?

1 issue closed:

Thanks huffeec!

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"Week 670 – Electricity Price Monitor, Smileys, Sashiko"

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 08 April, 10:00am-4:00pmEmmanuel Wesley Foundation Workshop
Monday 08 April, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Thursday 11 April, 9:00am-6:00pmJelly Liverpool
Thursday 11 April, 7:00pm-9:30pmMaker Night
Our free weekly evening meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials used
Saturday 13 April, 10:00am-5:00pmMaker Day
Our free monthly daytime meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials used
Sunday 14 April, 2:00pm-5:00pmPlastic Playgroup (DoES Workshop)
In a world with mountains of plastic and molehills of play, let’s get our spades out and shift the balance.Make new things from abandoned plastic with us. Plantpots, purses … pedalos?Shred plastic. Blend it. Meld scraps together with a heat gun. Make sheets. Laser cut it. CNC it. Stitch potato bags together with soldering iron? Make fabrics with a regular iron? What have we got, what can we make? We don’t know – let’s figure it out!Two rules: 1. No Objectives – this is an aimless and wandering session.2. Bring Your Own Initiative – this is an active session and we’ll help you get creative.
Every two weeks on a Sunday afternoon, between 2pm and 5pm.Facilitated by Plastic Tactics – follow on social for the latest updates, and to see what we make if you can’t be here in person:
http://instagram.com/plastacs
http://twitter.com/plastacs
http://facebook.com/plastictacticsliverpool

Somebody Should

The DoES Liverpool to-do list is stored in the issues of our Somebody Should repository on github. Head over there if there’s something you’d like to report, or if you want to help out fixing things.

See all the issues…

Issue counts: 395 open, 1510 closed

No new issues

Featured issue: Apply window film to lower two panes of internal windows. Can we move this on or close it?

1 issue closed:

Thanks amcewen!

"Week 669 – Meters, Microscopes and Maps"

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post. And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 01 April, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Tuesday 02 April, 6:30pm-9:30pmHack the Space Evening
Wednesday 03 April, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Linux User Group
Thursday 04 April, 7:00pm-9:30pmMaker Night
Our free weekly evening meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials used
Thursday 04 April, 7:00pm-11:00pmLivNUG (Liverpool Nix/NixOS User Group)
Saturday 06 April, 11:00am-5:00pmLiverpool Synth Meet

Somebody Should

The DoES Liverpool to-do list is stored in the issues of our Somebody Should repository on github. Head over there if there’s something you’d like to report, or if you want to help out fixing things.

See all the issues…

Issue counts: 396 open, 1509 closed

1 new issue:

Featured issue: Reduce the draughts in the space. Can we move this on or close it?

No issues closed

"Week 668 – Open Source Hardware"

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 25 March, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Wednesday 27 March, 9:30am-5:30pmRecycling development session for makers
Wednesday 27 March, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Communist Group
Thursday 28 March, 7:00pm-9:30pmMaker Night
Our free weekly evening meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials used

Somebody Should

The DoES Liverpool to-do list is stored in the issues of our Somebody Should repository on github. Head over there if there’s something you’d like to report, or if you want to help out fixing things.

See all the issues…

Issue counts: 395 open, 1509 closed

No new issues

Featured issue: Aircon fault in the main room and room 29. Can we move this on or close it?

No issues closed

"Week 667 – Lithophane Lampshade, Student Art Show"

Each week we’ll endeavour to publish some details of the interesting things that members of DoES Liverpool have been up to over the past seven days. You can find out a bit more about them in our introductory post.

And remember, if you’re involved with DoES Liverpool at all, let us know what you get up to so we can include it here!

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 18 March, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Tuesday 19 March, 6:00pm-9:00pmXR Liverpool
Wednesday 20 March, 7:00pm-9:00pmMerseyside Creative Sellers
Thursday 21 March, 7:00pm-9:30pmMaker Night
Our free weekly evening meeting where you can find out about our space and all the making equipment in it, get a laser cutter or CNC embroidery machine induction, and work on projects from physical computing and electronics to 3d printing, routing and sewing. Just pay for materials used
Sunday 24 March, 2:00pm-5:00pm

Plastic Playgroup (DoES Workshop)

In a world with mountains of plastic and molehills of play, let’s get our spades out and shift the balance.Make new things from abandoned plastic with us. Plantpots, purses … pedalos?Shred plastic. Blend it. Meld scraps together with a heat gun. Make sheets. Laser cut it. CNC it. Stitch potato bags together with soldering iron? Make fabrics with a regular iron? What have we got, what can we make? We don’t know – let’s figure it out!Two rules:1. No Objectives – this is an aimless and wandering session.2. Bring Your Own Initiative – this is an active session and we’ll help you get creative.

Every two weeks on a Sunday afternoon, between 2pm and 5pm.Facilitated by Plastic Tactics – follow on social for the latest updates, and to see what we make if you can’t be here in person:
http://instagram.com/plastacs
http://twitter.com/plastacs
http://facebook.com/plastictacticsliverpool

Somebody Should

The DoES Liverpool to-do list is stored in the issues of our Somebody Should repository on github. Head over there if there’s something you’d like to report, or if you want to help out fixing things.

See all the issues…

Issue counts: 395 open, 1509 closed

No new issues

Featured issue: Find a way to get github to send email notifications to the laser team. Can we move this on or close it?

No issues closed

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