Put away the 3D printers and swap wireless technology for wooden planks: London’s newest maker space is all about circular saws, not circuit boards.
The London Community Woodshop opened this week, a do-it-yourself dream spot filled with enough equipment to make any handy person drool.
“It’s a place of connection. People can start learning about woodworking and really see where it takes them,” said Sarah Gastle, business development co-ordinator with Pathways Skill Development. “There are just so many possibilities . . . I can’t wait to see where it goes from here.”
The Horton Street workshop is a riveting new idea to get retirees out of their basement workshops and expose millenials to the art of woodworking.
From concept to completion, the Forest City shop has been a year and a half in the making. Pathways got the idea from a program in Barrie and sought funding from the city and the London Community Foundation to make it happen. Read full article