WHAT WE DO! We inspire entrepreneurs, artists and makers on their creative journey in making products for fun, hobbies and developing their skill sets. We offer a creative environment for innovative early-stage companies to design, prototype and go to market with their concept. We focus on companies who want to make objects and devices that are part of the Internet of Things (IoT), cloud computing, machine learning and virtual reality. We are developing an experienced and passionate team of designers, engineers and makers who can help you get your idea to market more quickly. We are a working digital fabrication lab and provide rapid prototyping services for startups, business and product companies, as well as educational training, workshops for all ages. At present we will offer free and fair access to our lab and making spaces, charges are only attached to training courses and hire of specialist machinery including laser cutter, 3D printers and Shopbot CNC router.To create a successful brand, come and see our FabLab, the amazing resources/ equipment and meet our team; or even better, bring an idea or drawing/creative mind and use the equipment to make it a reality, and take it away with you – anything is possible! We welcome all ages and complete newbies to technology to the most experienced hobbyists – we are a great place to meet other like-minded creative makers and enthusiasts. What are you waiting for? See our opening times or follow our social media to keep up to date with our entire goings on! From launch we are offering a commercial side to our FabLab and we are happy to offer a range of services from technical consultations, developing CAD models, manufacturing products and prototypes – we are a facility that has huge capabilities and one that is extremely competitive. As present all commercial jobs will be treated on a case by case basis with free discussion and quotations. No job is too small or beyond our limits for any small business to start up with the right equipment at our disposal. Entirley free use of workshop areas with certain machines bookable and chargeable please visit our machines booking page for more information.
Projects From The Lab
Prosthetic Hand Project 20th February 2017, TWENTY-SEVENTEEN Andrew, 5, and his family were directed to FabLab Warrington via a local, Warrington based, disability charity Reach. The family were invited in to discuss the possibility of developing a prosthetic hand with Jimmy and the team. Within this first meeting we discussed the concept of 3D printing, explored some of the projects the FabLab has already completed and reviewed a range of design ideas and possible solutions prior to moving onto the prototyping stages
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Touchstones Event 2nd/3rd March 2018
We were contacted by Touchstones Rochdale to take part in there Egyptian exhibition and we were thrilled to be apart of it. on the two days of the event we displayed our 3D Printing capabilities with our two 3D Printers (Makerbot, Raise 3D). On the event days we printed small canopic jars for the museum to give away to people coming to the event, prior to the event we worked alongside lee at Monument Men to scan in the canopic jar and a few other artefact's . Read More
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