Workspace is a shared DIY workshop or Makerspace, located in the Harvest Center, in Hout Bay Harbour.
The focus of the facility is to provide a creative space for makers to engage, make and display their crafts. Within that mandate, the members of Workspace are committed to sharing their skills to help uplift disadvantaged people within the Hout Bay community.
Workspace, in conjunction with the British Councils ConnectZA program and local NGO, Hout Bay Partnership, formally train people as makers through the TEN program.
The public is invited to use the facility as a member for an hour, day, week, month or year and enjoy the shared workshop facilities and services we have on offer.
500 square meters of workshop divided up into fully equipped zones including – woodworking, metal work , Concept development area, Craft and hobby, Pottery and glass zone, Computer with design software and 3D Printing, Laser cutting, Lounge and Gallery area with free WIFI.
Membership includes regular “HOWTO “workshops, Courses, Networking functions, Guest speakers, great coffee, free WiFi and a cool place to hang out and be a part of the existing Hout Bay Harbour Market and workshop precinct Harvest Centre.
We have a full range of DIY services on offer. Choose your project and we compile all the bits and pieces you will need to build it. If you need a hand, one of our experts is there to help assist, otherwise you’re free to work on your own.
Design, create, build or repair – Workspace – WHERE IDEAS GET MADE
Our facility is open 7 days a week for members from 08h30 to 18h00 weekdays and 10h00 to 16h00 on weekends and public holidays.
Workspace is part workshop, part gallery, part meeting place, part prototyping studio and part learning centre. We offer comprehensive instruction and expert staff to ensure you have a safe and rewarding experience within a collaborative, stimulating and creative environment.
Workspace is a DIY workshop incorporating a gallery, prototyping studio, training centre, meeting place and function venue.