Not-for-profit South Australian Makers is about to open its new Makerspace Adelaide workshop at 100 Franklin Street, Adelaide, and is holding a open day on 2 February.
The community-run initiative is open to all, including children, beginners and experienced makers.
The 704-square-metre premises incorporates classrooms, offices, meeting rooms, and a workshop housing 3D printers, laser cutter, and other tools and equipment for electronics, woodworking, craft and sewing.
Another is to provide affordable access to all of the tools and equipment, along with training to ensure their safe use.
Makerspace Adelaide will offer a program of classes and workshops.
"Makerspace Adelaide will become the 'spiritual home' for the Adelaide Maker community providing a focal point for a diverse community of makers, making and innovation," said Makerspace Adelaide chair Alison Kershaw.
"Makerspace Adelaide will be a community fabrication workshop providing affordable access to a variety of tools and equipment, to encourage and support interest in STEM, cross industry collaboration and further enabling circular economies."
In addition, a number of Adelaide-based enterprises and entrepreneurs may locate themselves at the Franklin Street facility.
Minister for Environment and Water David Speirs, said: "Makerspace Adelaide will build and connect communities through networks and membership, with the purpose of supporting the growing STEM and advanced technology industries."