Posts to The Jimternet have been a little thin on the ground in recent months. Of the myriad reasons behind this shortage of missives, one of the most exciting is the birth of SparkCC.
SparkCC is a makerspace/hackerspace located on the Central Coast of New South Wales, Australia. It is the brainchild of a number of like-minded individuals, most notably our Vice-President Hannes who first raised the idea of creating a 'space on the Central Coast several years ago.
After months of hard work by all concerned I'm pleased to say that we are now a legitimate entity and our doors are open to all Central Coast makers! We have a fantastic, well-appointed space with a growing inventory of tools and equipment and our membership is evolving into a diverse community of makers with a broad variety of interests and skillsets.
Already we count amongst our number talented makers with backgrounds in such wide-ranging fields as electrical engineering, drum making, software development, visual arts and prop/costume fabrication. To say that so many disciplines cross-pollinating under one roof is an exciting prospect is something of an understatement!
I have the honour of being the first holder of the office of SparkCC President and I have no doubt that our makerspace is poised to become a hub of innovation and creativity on the Central Coast. If you love making things or you're interested in learning how to make things follow us on Facebook, sign up to our mailing list, check out our website and above all come along to SparkCC and meet some like-minded makers!