Past Events

2019 Spring Recruitment

Online Application Form Closes
Friday 5th April
Interview Dates are yet to be confirmed.

We are looking to recruit 20-30 new REPs who can commit at least 5 hours a week to the space for the upcoming 2019/20 academic year.

We are looking for individuals who a willing to learn, who can commit energy and time to the space and preferably use the space regularly. Knowledge of maintenance and the workings of our machines is not compulsory for your  application. You will be fully trained in all of our equipment if you are successful in your application.

The interview process involves…

    • Online Form
    • One-One Interview
    • Technical Group Session

Finbarr Lucas Workshop

Dates: Friday 22nd and 29th March, Wednesday 3rd April. 9AM-12PM.

This is a three-part course covering…

The forces involved in wood and furniture making. All across the discipline, considering where wood’s strengths and weaknesses are. Hand tools: The philosophy of hand tool use, practical hand tool skills, their care and use and their benefits over machine or CAM. Making piece of woodwork which has been built in CAD but the challenge is to make it without CAM.

You may still register your interest for future sessions at:

3D Printing Competition

Friday 8th March - Wednesday 20th March

Work in groups of up to 4 to prototype a structure of max 200x20x50 with a minimum span of 180mm. 3D printers in the iForge will be reserved for your use. Winning prototype will be the lightest model that is capable of holding the greatest load (must be able to withstand a minimum of 140N.)