Jumpstart Magazine is pleased to present Do-It-Yourself Week, celebrating Hong Kong’s growing community of “makers.” Get inspired, learn, build and visit makerspaces November 1 – 8. To list your DIY class, please contact email@example.com.
Build Your Own 3D Printer, Sunday, 1 November, Sunday, 8 November & Sunday, 15 November (12-5pm), Early bird $4,200
Want to make your own 3D printer? Join MakerBay’s 3D printer building workshop to make your own Mini Kossel Delta 3D Printer. Email firstname.lastname@example.org. @ MakerBay, 6 Sze Shan Street, Yau Tong
Build a Mobile App in One Evening, Monday, 2 November, 7-9pm, FREE
In this workshop, you’ll build an app from the ground up so you’ll get to see the entire development workflow. General Assembly, 19/F, 299 Queen’s Road Central. RSVP here.
Make 3D Art with 3Doodler, Tuesday, 3 November, 6:30 – 8:30pm, FREE
Come and enjoy the 3Doodler Bootcamp, a glass (or two) of wine, and some creative fun to celebrate DIY Week! 3Doodler team will introduce participants to the world’s first 3D printing pen in this hands-on workshop, showing how this amazing tool can be used to fix, craft and create. Limited to 20 people ages 14+ only. RSVP here.
Show & Tell for Makers, Wednesday, 4 November, 7pm – 9pm, FREE
The MakerHive is inviting makers from every corner of Hong Kong for a Show & Tell to show off their wares. From Raspberry PI media kits and robotics to embroidered cushions and bedazzled clutch purses, get a sense of what the global maker phenomenon is about and where it’s heading. Open to participants and spectators. RSVP: email@example.com. Makerhive, Cheung Hing Industrial Building, 12P Smithfield, Kennedy Town
Build a Website in One Day, Wednesday, 4 November from 4-5.30pm, FREE
In this workshop, Shopline will show you how to make use of their easy do-it-yourself platform to build your own e-commerce website in an hour. Lecture in English. Cocoon, 3/F Citicorp Centre, 18 Whitfield Road
DIY 3D Personalized Photostand, Thursday, 5 November, 7pm – 9pm, $400
Running out of gift ideas and wanting to create a DIY product for your loved ones? Here’s a chance to create a DIY Photostand as well as experience the fascinating 3D printing technology. 3D Forge, Rm 2206, CC Wu Building, 302 – 308 Hennessy Road, Wanchai
DIY Business Model Design Bootcamp, Saturday, 7 November (10am – 6pm) and Sunday, 8 November (9am – 1pm)
Learn Lean Startup principles and use the Business Model Canvas to describe, design, challenge, implement and validate your idea. This process is used by the best accelerators globally. 20% off for Jumpstart readers, coupon “Jumpstart”. Paperclip, Nam Wo Hong Building, 148 Wing Lok Street, Hong Kong
DIY LED Light Project, Sunday, 8 November, 10am – 12 pm
Students will learn the step by step approach to soldering, working with circuit boards and basic engineering. For ages 8+. RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org, 2528 6862. Price: $800. Brainchild, room 2312-13, Hing Wai Centre, 7 Tin Wan Praya Road, Tin Wan, Aberdeen