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"Week 684 – Shelves and Wardrobes"

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 July, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Tuesday 16 July, 6:15pm-8:15pmXR Liverpool
Wednesday 17 July, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Revolutionary Communists
Thursday 18 July, 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.
Friday 19 July, 6:00pm-9:00pmParaphysis Cinema
Sunday 21 July, 11:00am-3:00pmRepair Café

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: 408 open, 1518 closed

4 new issues:

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

1 issue closed:

Thanks amcewen!

"Week 683 – Pics from Liverpool MakeFest"

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 July, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Wednesday 10 July, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Revolutionary Communists
Thursday 11 July, 9:00am-6:00pmJelly Liverpool
Thursday 11 July, 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 July, 12:00pm-6:00pmMaker 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 July, 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: 405 open, 1517 closed

No new issues

Featured issue: Perform an audit of the small tools, etc in the Workshop. Can we move this on or close it?

No issues closed

"Week 682 – Kombucha, MakeFest"

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!

Liverpool MakeFest

Liverpool MakeFest is on Saturday 6th July this year. If you have stuff that you’d like to display and/or you can help out then please add details to the Git issue here.

If you just want to visit, you can get a free ticket here.

As usual we’ll be having an after party on Saturday evening, and a maker brunch on Sunday, here at DoES Liverpool. You can get your tickets via EventBrite:

Cool Money

John’s post on finances has led to an interesting discussion in our Google Group. Take a look here (and here) to get an idea of people are thinking, and to add your views.

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 01 July, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Tuesday 02 July, 6:30pm-9:30pmHack the Space Evening
Wednesday 03 July, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Linux User Group
Thursday 04 July, 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 July, 7:00pm-4:00amKirsty’s Electile Disfunction Party

Join Kirsty in the event space from 7pm on Thursday for some Election Day camaraderie. Possibly fun, possibly games, nothing is certain.BYOF/B.

Thursday 04 July, 7:00pm-11:00pmLivNUG (Liverpool Nix/NixOS User Group)
Saturday 06 July, 09:00 – 17:00Liverpool MakeFest

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: 405 open, 1517 closed

1 new issue:

Featured issue: Make Dinky a nice space for meetings. Can we move this on or close it?

1 issue closed:

Thanks johnmckerrell!

"Week 681 – Electric Butterfly"

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!

Liverpool MakeFest

Liverpool MakeFest is on Saturday 6th July this year. If you have stuff that you’d like to display and/or you can help out then please add details to the Git issue here.

If you just want to visit, you can get a free ticket here.

As usual we’ll be having an after party on Saturday evening, and a maker brunch on Sunday, here at DoES Liverpool. You can get your tickets via EventBrite:

Cool Money

John’s post on finances has led to an interesting discussion in our Google Group. Take a look here (and here) to get an idea of people are thinking, and to add your views.

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 24 June, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Wednesday 26 June, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Revolutionary Communists
Thursday 27 June, 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: 405 open, 1516 closed

3 new issues:

Featured issue: Install a hearing loop inside event rooms. Can we move this on or close it?

No issues closed

"Week 680 – ChatGPT, Herring Gull"

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!

Liverpool MakeFest

Liverpool MakeFest is on Saturday 6th July this year. If you have stuff that you’d like to display and/or you can help out then please add details to the Git issue here.

If you just want to visit, you can get a free ticket here.

As usual we’ll be having an after party on Saturday evening, and a maker brunch on Sunday, here at DoES Liverpool. You can get your tickets via EventBrite:

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 17 June, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Wednesday 19 June, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Revolutionary Communists
Thursday 20 June, 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 22 – Sunday 23 JuneNo Plastic Playgroup at DoES Liverpool this week, as the team will be at Africa Oyé over the weekend. Visit them in Sefton Park and join in everything else that’s happening at Oyé (more details here).

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: 402 open, 1516 closed

No new issues

Featured issue: Collect a list of people who sell things made at DoES. Can we move this on or close it?

No issues closed

"Week 679 – Bike Consultation, Plants"

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!

Liverpool MakeFest

Liverpool MakeFest is on Saturday 6th July this year. If you have stuff that you’d like to display and/or you can help out then please add details to the Git issue here.

As usual we’ll be having an after party on Saturday evening, and a maker brunch on Sunday, here at DoES Liverpool. You can get your tickets via EventBrite:

July Start Boost Membership – Only a Week Left to Apply!

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 10 June, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Wednesday 12 June, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Revolutionary Communists
Thursday 13 June, 9:00am-6:00pmJelly Liverpool
Thursday 13 June, 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 16 June, 11:00am-3:00pmRepair Café – get your free ticket here

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: 402 open, 1516 closed

2 new issues:

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

1 issue closed:

Thanks JackiePease!

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"Week 678 – Boxing Up Orders, Wirral MakeFest Stand"

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!

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 03 June, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Tuesday 04 June, 6:30pm-9:30pmHack the Space Evening
Wednesday 05 June, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Linux User Group
Thursday 06 June, 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 06 June, 7:00pm-11:00pmLivNUG (Liverpool Nix/NixOS User Group)
Friday 07 June, 6:00pm-10:00pmSimon Jones’ Film Spectacular!
Saturday 08 June, 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 09 June, 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, 1515 closed

No new issues

Featured issue: status.doesliverpool.com is down. Can we move this on or close it?

No issues closed

"Week 677 – New Oscilloscope, NixOS logo"

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. Please share with anyone you think might benefit.

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 27 May, 7:00pm-9:00pm7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Wednesday 29 May, 7:00pm-9:00pmLiverpool Revolutionary Communists
Thursday 30 May, 9:00am-6:00pmJelly Liverpool
Thursday 30 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 01 June, 1:00am-Monday 03 June, 12:59amWirral MakeFest

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, 1515 closed

1 new issue:

Featured issue: Improve health and safety in the space. Can we move this on or close it?

1 issue closed:

Thanks amcewen!

"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!

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