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We are a community of makers

About us

Our Mission

We are a non profit society dedicated to serving the creative community in the Thompson Nicola region. Our goal is to establish and operate a space in Kamloops where hobyists, inventors, artists and innovative people from all walks of life, can come together and share their enthusiasm and knowledge.

The Kamloops Makerspace is a volunteer driven community workspace collective. We have an active community forum where members share information, projects, and ideas. We at the Kamloops Makerspace hope to provide an open and inclusive community workspace.
We have several active work spaces including:

Kitchen
Kitchen

This full service kitchen is available for members to prepare meals and provides access to the all important COFFEE MACHINE!

Lounge
Lounge

The lounge is where we hang out, eat, work on projects, watch tutorial videos, play games, and talk about the things we should be working on!.

Hackroom
Hackroom

The Hackroom provides storage for various componants and spare parts that are available for members to use in their projects with ample workspace available. It currently houses the Froggy Mill, Hot Air Rework Station and our 3D Printers.

Electronics Lab
Electronics Lab

The Electronics Lab provides members with a space to work on delicate electronic components. There is a variety of equipment such as soldering station, osciliscopes, and other testing equipment.

Metal Shop
Metal Shop

The Metal Shop houses our Laser Cutter, Scorpion Mill, Drill press, Machining Lathe, Paint Booth, as well as an 8' work bench.

Wood Shop
Wood Shop

The Wood Shop is a comprehensive shop which contains our SawStop table saw, CNC router, Shop Smith Multi-tool, Chop Saw and several hand tools.

ClaySpace and Kiln Room
ClaySpace and Kiln Room

The ClaySpace provides members with an appropriate work space for ceramics, and the kiln room allows members to fire their projects in house.

Design Lab
Design Lab

The design lab offers more artisitic members a space to work on physical and virtual art. We provide an air brush station with easel, light table, drafting table, vinyl cutter and computer workstation.

Craftorium
Craftorium

The Craftoruim focuses on hanidicrafts with equipment to assit members with projects that include sewing, crochet/knitting, paper crafts, polymer clay, jewellery making, perler beads, and many more.

If you would like to learn more and get a free tour of the Makerspace, please join us at one of our weekly open house H4ck Nights every Wednesday, 5:00-9:00PM!

Memberships

Our space is funded through monthly memberships, workshops and donations. We offer two tiers of membership:

Drop-in: Free access to the space during our regular Open House H4cknight every Wednesday 5pm-9pm
Keyholder: $75 per month which gives you 24/7 access to the building (some limitaions apply)
Family: extra $25 per month for all additional family memberships

Memberships provide access to:


Workshops

We offer at least one workshop every month. These could be anything from 3D printing, electronics, or welding to arts and crafts. Check our community forum or calendar for upcoming events.

Tools

The majority of the tools we have available for member use are donated or on long-term loan from members or other community orgaizations. Visit our tools and space page on the forum to see a list of what we offer!

Space
207 Victoria St West. Kamloops, BC V2C 1A5

Come by any Wednesdays from 5pm to 9pm to checkout the space or message us on facebook to set up a time that works with one of our keyholders.

Get in touch


Email: info@kamloopsmakerspace.com

We have our own social network that we use primarily, but we sometimes also use popular networks:

Sponsorship

We appreciate any support we can get. Please checkout our sponsors page to get started.