What: Make Stuff Introduction When: 10am to 12pm (5 to 11 year olds) – 1pm to 3pm (12 to 16 year olds) Where: The Chevron Gordon Road – Byker Do you want to explore different  ways of using technology to make things, from t-shirt designs to programming robots? On Wednesday 2nd of June we are holding our first…

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We’re super excited to share the news that our project lead at Make Stuff Greg has been selected to join cohort 3 of FabLearn fellows. Led by Columbia University the FabLearn Fellows are a group of experienced educators in formal and informal learning spaces who contribute to research about making and makerspaces in education and…

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We’ve been testing out our new construction kit with the Foundation Future’s team inn Walker. The idea with this is that students can familiarise themselves with construction methods and create prototypes quickly for projects. One young person said; ‘I want to try and make the Tyne bridge’ Which gave us an idea, watch this space…

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After watching a recent video by The Crafsman we were inspired by the video about action figures where Crafsman talks of 80’s action figures with 5 point articulation (this is where the head, legs and arms can all move). This got us on to thinking about how we could achieve this using the laser cutter.…

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We’ve been designing and making storage for the Chevron. Down at the workshop we’ve been creating storage for the new space at The Chevron in Byker. This was created using Adobe Illustrator The design files are then transferred to our laser cutter which is used to cut 3mm Laser Plywood. Our laser cutter can cut…

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