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THE MAKERS by TECHARC

The Makers by Techarc is a place where you can encounter makers at work and learn how to build a guitar or up-cycle a bicycle from scratch, or doodle and have kids learn 3D product design. Participating Makers include Charicycles, Howlin Roosters Guitars and Such, and Ethan & Co.

Workshop and event programme details are below.

Open days: Saturdays, 10AM-7PM

Location: Warehouse 61

 

Charicycles

We believe that living sustainably means having a sustainable mind, body and lifestyle. Our workshops will all be centered on bringing more cohesiveness, health and wellness to adults in a sustainable format, in an effort to make better future decisions for our body, environment and community. 

Workshop: Upcycling Your Old Clothes

Date: 15 October

Timing: 5-7:30PM

Limited to: 10 participants

RSVP: hello@charicycles.com with the name of the workshop in the title

Description: Learn how to deconstruct and reconstruct old garments into something new with Tanvi Malik. Tanvi’s alternative fashion strategies and upcycled garments were on display at Arnold and Sheila Aronson Gallery in New York.

Price: AED 300/ person

 

Workshop: Colour Mixing and Bicycle Frame Upcycling 

Date: 6, 10, 20 October

Timing: 2:30-4PM (on 6 October & 20 October), 7-8:30PM (on 10 October)

Limited to: 8 participants/ session

RSVP: hello@charicycles.com with the name of the workshop in the title

Description: Learn the basics of mixing colour, and preparing an old bicycle frame to start the up-cycling process. Get to design and learn the process of making your own Charicycle with Co-founder Rania Kanaan.

Price: AED 300/ person

 

Workshop: Upcycling Glass Bottles 

Date: 13 & 17 October

Timing: 2:30-4PM (on 13 October), 7-8:30PM (on 17 October)

Limited to: 5 participants/ session

RSVP: hello@charicycles.com with the name of the workshop in the title

Description: Learn how to transform your glass bottle into a fully functional drinking cup or candle holder and take it home with you.

Price: AED 300/ person

 

Workshop: Product Design Basics And Prototyping Using Bicycle Carton Boxes 

Date: 20 October

Timing: 4:30-7:00PM

Limited to: 20 participants

RSVP: hello@charicycles.com with the name of the workshop in the title

Description: Learn how to visualise and develop a new product using forgotten carton boxes with Hamza Omari. A thriving industrial designer, his furniture and product designs have been exhibited in several galleries and publications internationally, including Dezeen and The Financial Times.

Price: AED 350/ person

 

Workshop: Upcycling Glass Bottles

Date: 24 November

Timing: 3-4:30PM

Limited to: 5 participants/session

RSVP: hello@charicycles.com with the name of the workshop in the title

Description: Learn how to transform your glass bottle into a fully functional drinking cup or candle holder and take it home with you.

Price: AED 300/ person

 

 

Howlin Rooster Guitars and Such

Howlin Rooster Guitars and Such is a small woodworking shop operating out of Sharjah, a passion project that specialises in building, customising, restoring and repairing musical instruments. 

 

Event: Howlin Rooster Sessions

Date: 13 October

Timing: 5PM

Open to everyone

Description: An open jam session where you can listen to music created by salvaged materials come to life in the form of instruments.

 

Workshop: Build Your Own Cigar Box Guitar

Date: 27 October

Timing: 11AM-3PM

Limited to: 10 participants

RSVP: basil@howlinrooster.com

Description: Learn the fundamentals of stringed instrument construction by assembling you own 3-string cigar box guitar. This is a 3-hour workshop open to ages 13 and above. You will get to keep your instrument.

Price: AED 500/ person

 

Ethan & Co

ETHAN&Co design products and services to promote and encourage the development of a child's creativity through the interplay of art and technology. 

 

Workshop: Intro to 3D Design & Printing for Kids

Date: 13 October

Timing: 1-2:30PM

Limited to: 10 participants

RSVP: sayhi@ethanandco.com

Description: A custom 3D Design Workshop for children aged 5-12, where they can learn to design and prototype concepts using 3D printing. 

Price: AED 250/ child. Each child will receive a design blueprint and 3D printed model

 

Workshop: Intro to 3D Design & Printing for Kids

Date: 27 October

Timing: 1-2:30PM

Limited to: 10 participants

RSVP: sayhi@ethanandco.com

Description: A custom 3D Design Workshop for children aged 5-12, where they can learn to design and prototype concepts using 3D printing. 

Price: AED 250/ child. Each child will receive a design blueprint and 3D printed model

 

Friday Drop-ins

Every Friday in November, drop your children off anytime from 12-6PM to The Makers by TechArc space at Warehouse 61 when they can attend an open design sessions and learn 3D design. Open to all levels.

Price: AED 100/ hour. (3D printing costs extra)