Why be a Member?

Wondering why you’d want to be a member?  There are a lot of great reasons to join the makerspace!

  • Availability of tools
    We have a lot of tools available, from woodworking to metalworking to 3D printing to electronics, or more!  And if we don’t have the tools, we know who does!
  • Makerspace Discounts
    A number of wonderful places around town offer discounts or special options for members of the space.

    • BC Robotics offers a 10% discount (restrictions apply)
    • Industrial Plastics & Paint offers
      • Shop rate of $60 per hour (down from $90)
      • 10% off product in stock
      • 30-40% offcuts
    • Metal Supermarket gives no-charge cuts
    • Fastenal sells to makerspace members at a very good discount
    • Thinkbox Manufacturing offers a discount to makerspace members
  • Secure Storage
    Need somewhere to store your works in progress?  We offer a secure, safe place to store your smaller projects.  If it’s something big you need to keep, we can work with you to accommodate your needs.
  • Space to Work
    Need somewhere to work on a project where you can spread it out?  We have great, big tables with power at each post!
  • Friendly Support
    Our members are curious and friendly, happy to hear about your project or offer thoughts and suggestions, or just be quiet company.