Week 624 – Cake, Puppy, Lovely Things

22nd May 2023

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!

Dates for Your Diary

DoES Liverpool are taking part in Wirral MakeFest on Saturday 3rd June and Liverpool MakeFest on Saturday 1st July. Both are great opportunities for the DoES Liverpool community to show people what we do and what we make (and to meet other makers and see all the excellent things that they’ve been making of course).

If you’d like to come along and help, or have something you’ve made that you’d like to display, then please add your details to the relevant Git issues or have a word with one of the DoES Liverpool organisers. Even if you’re not sure you’ll finish in time it’s useful for us to be able to know what we might need to set up.

Things of Note

Coming Up in the Next Week

Monday 22 May, 9:00am-5:30pm Fearless Academy
Monday 22 May, 7:00pm-9:00pm 7pm-9pm Socialist Alternative discussion group
Thursday 25 May, 7:00pm-9:30pm Maker 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 May, 2:00pm-5:00pm

Plastic Playgroup

Instead of our usual Plastic Playgroup at DoES Liverpool, this bank holiday weekend we’ll be taking part in #InspiredByRonsPlace at Future Yard in Birkenhead.

Join us from 3pm – 5pm and learn how to fuse together layers of soft plastic (such as bubble wrap and unwanted carrier bags) to make a new material which can be used to create pouches, glasses cases, etc.

More details of this and other events taking place throughout the weekend are here!

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:

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: 386 open, 1440 closed

7 new issues:

Featured issue: Update health and safety procedures for the Tapestry. Can we move this on or close it?

1 issue closed:

Thanks amcewen!

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