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Maker Space

Join your local maker space today.

Our maker space in Berkhamsted has all the tools and machines you need to innovate within your craft, take your hobby project to the next level, or discover a new passion for making.

Run by and for our members, when you join the space, you join a local community of makers, designers, hackers, and hobbyists and have a say in the way in which the space is setup and managed. Choose to use the space during our open hours with our maker membership package or become a community member and join us during our open workshop evenings and events.

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Facilities

Digital Maker Space

The digital maker space is for electronics, 3D Printing, programming, VR, and some ceramics work. It's where are members like to hang out when having a cup of tea or discussing their latest projects.

  • UP Mini 3D Printers
  • GCC Laser Cutter
  • Dremel
  • Soldering iron
  • Form Labs 2
  • Knitting Machine
  • Electronics Equipment
  • Large format printing

Laser Cutting Space

We've got three laser cutters at D-Lab which are always really popular. They're kept in top condition by our volunteers and are great for cutting plywood and acrylic.

  • Trotec Speedy 300
  • Trotec Speedy 500
  • GCC Laser Cutter

    FAQ

    How do I join?

    You can sign up as a maker member and visit anytime during the week or register as a community member which means you can visit during any of our open workshops. Find out more below.

    Do I need to have experience with the machines?

    All members must attend an induction for each machine they wish to use (excluding hand tools) - after the induction you'll know everything you need to get making.

    How often are you open?

    The maker space is open during our normal office hours and Tuesday evenings until 9 pm. We would like to open more often but rely on volunteers.

    How do I volunteer?

    If you'd like to become a volunteer, host community events, or run a workshop please get in touch.

    Who runs the maker space?

    The maker space is run for and by its members. It is financed by our co-working space and membership contributions. All profits are redirected back to the space to renew and maintain the equipment.

    Latest Makes

    Andrea McPherson

    Laser Cut Clock

    Steven Pearcy

    Park Farm

    David Kirkland

    Kintsugi Living Wall (Royal Academy Summer Exhibition)

    David Kirkland

    3D Printed Ceramic Cup

    Alex Fisher

    Laser Cut Dragon Fly

    Stephen Pearcy

    Charlie + The Cabbage Factory Model

    Louise Holden

    Paper Cup Study

    Alice

    3D Printed Ceramic Jewellery Stand

    Andrea McPherson

    Laser cut box

    David Kirkland

    3D Printed Ceramic Pot

    Find us

    Just a 10 minute walk from Berkhamsted station.

    8 -12 Clarence Rd Depot
    Berkhamsted
    Hertfordshire
    HP4 3AS

    info@d-lab.co.uk

    01442 864 673

    Latest awards
    BDCC Business of the year 2018
    Dacorum Business of the year 2019
    Dacorum Skills Hero Award 2019
    ONLINE
    Introduction to Practical Electronics
    Oct 6, 2021 19:30
    adults
    £95, for 7 2-hour online interactive practical sessions

    An 7 week instructor led course – delivered online

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    Virtual Reality workshop Westfield Stratford City
    Oct 27, 2021 15:00
    kids
    Free

    Explore the wonders of Planet Earth and Space through Virtual Reality.

    D-Lab Berkhamsted
    Laser Cutting Induction
    Nov 15, 2021 11:00
    adults
    Contact info@d-lab.co.uk for details

    Learn how to cut and engrave plywood and acrylic

    D-Lab Berkhamsted
    Repair & Restore knitware/Embroidery COMING SOON
    Nov 13, 2021 14:00
    adults
    £15

    Learn the Swiss darning technique with embroidery to restore your garments in style

    1 Mirabelle Gardens, London E20 2DB
    Visit our Makerspace in Mirabelle Gardens COMING SOON!
    Dec 11, 2021 13:00
    adults
    Free

    Curious about 3D printing? Want to see a laser cutter in action? Ever fancied exploring Mars in VR? Then this is the place for you!

    D-Lab Berkhamsted
    Eco Stitch-Up COMING SOON
    Jan 8, 2022 10:30
    adults
    £15

    Transform your wardrobe in our textiles upcycling workshop

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