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The "Open Garage" is a garage in Borsbeek, Belgium, some sort of hackerspace, where I (Anthony Liekens) host weekly workshops and many of my projects. Since November 2011 (3 years!) the garage is open every Thursday evening to everyone who wants to join our community.

Check out some media reviews of the Open Garage:

Just be excellent to each other (principle #1 out of 1), bring a drink, a project and a friend and we're all set.

We have all the tools and basic stock for elementary wood and metal working, electronics gear and misc materials are available to tackle various projects. I also run a ‘nano’ brewery from my garage, try to convert a car to electric, have a printrbot/Wallace++ 3D printer and we are trying to get a professional CNC mill and CNC lathe to work and I want to build a toolset for some DIY biotech, we;re growing mealworms, among many, many other things.

For those that may be new and interested: There's usually a few technology-minded people that drop by on random Thursday evenings with "goesting" to make. Some people bring a project and others bring their skills to collaborate on others' projects. (and there's a lot of nerd talk) If you're into that kind of stuff, feel free to drop by.

It is NOT required for your skills be on a high level, you are NOT required to contribute knowledge; instead, it is encouraged that everyone LEARNS stuff at our gatherings.

There's a wiki to dump your ideas and plans that relate to the garage!

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Recent Meetups

  • Yesterday · 2:00 PM

    Repair Café Borsbeek

    6 Hackers

    Ik heb de Open Garage opnieuw opgegeven als partner voor het lokale Repair Café. Ik ben daarom opnieuw op zoek naar een team durvers met elk een schroevendraaier, tang... Learn more

  • 4 days ago · 8:00 PM

    Second build night

    4 Hackers

    Here's a last minute call to have (a few) hard workers to help me finish the last part of the ceiling. Ideas to organize electronics are also very welcome.

  • September 15 · 8:00 PM

    Open garage cleanup & build night

    4 Hackers

    Who wants to help me out reorganizing and rebuilding the Open Garage, to speed up our reopening? This week, I want to tackle the back of the garage, throw out what's no... Learn more

  • August 12 · 6:00 PM

    Fri3d Camp 2016

    55 Hackers | 5.00

    Voor de tweede keer zetten we vanuit de Open Garage het Belgische gezinsvriendelijke hacker-, maker- en diy-er kamp op, in de Hoge Rielen in Kasterlee. Alle info en... Learn more

  • July 28 · 8:00 PM

    Open Garage

    8 Hackers

    Feel free to drop by at one of our weekly Open Garage events on Thursdays. Make sure to bring a drink (bring whatever you like and share it through our community fridge)... Learn more

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