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By admin_frankum - Posted on 14 May 2012

What's the address? 

 

Tokyo HackerSpace

173-0021

Tokyo-to Itabashi-ku Yayoicho 40-7

 

How long has it been around?

  - Over five years!

  (From http://hackerspaces.org/wiki/Tokyo_Hacker_Space)

 - Date of founding  2009/05/16 

 

How many members?

 15-20, see finances below.

 

How are you doing financially?
 Not very well actually. The finance record is public and can be consulted.

https://docs.google.com/spreadsheet/ccc?key=0ArBwm5DI5eb5dHFNUHZ6UXh4NVhYYkhpWkRMTXRnZ3c&usp=sharing

 

How many Japanese members?

 When we started we were mostly a foreigner community. Currently we are between 1/3 and 1/2 

Japanese members. 

 

How do you afford rent?

 - Member dues paid monthly/yearly

 - Workshop / event prices

 - Selling kits

 

Do you have a 3D Printer?

 Yes we do! We have a 3D printer which was kindly donated to us by the wonderful people at Ultimaker. We also recently purchased a 40W laser cutter, and we have an assortment of power 

tools on site. We do regular workshops on soldering, welding, and small-board PCs.

 

What do members get?

 - a key for 24-hour access

 - discounts on workshops

 - the satisfaction of keeping THS open for others

 - dibs from our large collection of parts

 

What language do you speak at meetings?

 Our open meetings on Tuesday are conducted in English, and our Wednesday night meetings 

are done in Japanese. Many of our members are bilingual enough to do ad hoc interpretation.

 

 

 

Tuesday (7:30 PM)
Open House Meeting
水曜日 (7:30 PM)
日本語 Meeting

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