Welcome to Fab Lab Airedale



Machine News

The laser cutter….she sings!!!!

The laser cutter is up an running! New motor, cleaned and prepared for work!

Available for hire (pr hour) or Free for community use on Saturdays!


Machine News

With great regret, our Laser Cutter is down for repairs due to a faulty X motor. So for the time being, we will be unable to offer the laser cutting service for our Saturday users and Clients.

This does include any products or prototyping that requires the laser cutter.

Sorry for any inconvenience caused, but please watch this space for any developments.

Regards – The Fab Lab team

Changes to opening hours

The Fab Lab will be closed from

Friday 3th April 2015 till Monday 6th April 2015

Saturday 18th April 2015

We apologies for any inconvenience caused. We will be open as normal on Saturdays starting  25th April 2015

Changes to opening hours

Update: 11/03/2015

Due to an event booking, the Fab Lab will be closed on the following Saturdays:

Sat 14th  –  Sat  21st   –  Sat 28th

We will be assisting Depuy Synthes at the Thackary Medical Museum in Leeds. Feel free to pop down and say Hi and meet some medical engineering professionals!

We will also be running a Card sale for Mothers day, so pop down to buy a laser cut piece of art this year for the hero in your life!

Apologies to our Saturday users for any inconvenience caused. Keep an eye on our website or Facebook page for further announcements.

Thanks you – The Fab Lab team.

 Fab Lab Airedale has moved!


But not all the way…



 Fab Lab machine status – updated 19/02/2015


Shopbot - Power installed, just needs to be rebuilt and tested

Laser cutter – Waiting on fire alarms to be switched so we can use it

Dimension 3D – Awaiting parts

Ultimaker 2 - Up and running!

Vinyl cutter - Up and running!

3D scanner - Up and running!

Denfords (Both) - Needs setting up and testing

Not long now ladies and gents! For regular updates please check out the Fab Lab Airedale facebook page!


 Event update


Entrepreneurs event at Leeds Art Gallery


“You will get the chance to learn how our seasoned entrepreneurs
turned their growing pains into gains to build some of the
best-known brands in the UK.”


 Unfortunately the Fab Lab will not be attending this year, but if you’re interested in hearing from local entrepreneurs for your projects, then check it out!
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UPDATE 12/02/2015 15:20pm

We have a new number!!!!

If you wish to contact us please call 01535 685062

UPDATE 12/02/2015 15.15pm

Hi all, We are open on Saturday for a drop in session / meet and greet!

Got any suggestions or ideas of what you’d like to see with the Fab Lab?

We’ll be in from 10:00am till 3:30pm but please be aware that we will not be operating any machinery. So feel free to pop in, come see the new place and pick our brains while they’re available!!

UPDATE 05/02/2015

…we are currently setting up. We are still able to take calls and emails but expect long response times.

ETA until we are fully operational:  1st March*

New address:
Bradford Road, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD21 4HQ
*Subject to change.
We will be open on Saturday 14th February 2015



*** UPDATE 09/02/2015 ***  Due to relocation, we have limited lines of communication, so if you do need to contact us, please either email us at…

enquiries@fablabairedale.org  or you can Skype us at fablabairedale

Thank you for your patience.

Fab Lab Airdale 2014