Members of the recently unveiled Adelaide City Shed say the space offers “a chance for fellowship with other like-minded individuals” while honing woodworking and social skills.
It’s a grey Monday morning on Franklin Street when CityMag approaches the entrance to Makerspace Adelaide, the home of the new Adelaide City Shed.
We approach a man named Wayne Owles, who’s holding a large slab of timber, and ask why he too has braved the chilly morning to visit the space.
He tells us he plans to turn the piece of wood into a table for his wife.
“Coming here gives me a chance to do woodwork I can’t do at home,” he says with a wry grin.
“But I like to come here because it’s a chance for fellowship with other like-minded individuals.
“I don’t have a date for when I’ll stop coming. I’m here…