Computer Deconstruction Laboratory - The Jersey Shore Makerspace Computer Deconstruction Laboratory - The Jersey Shore Makerspace Closed for the day

Welcome to the Computer Deconstruction Lab (CDL, aka IXR). We are a community Makerspace and Podcast Studio down the Jersey Shore. Below is a picture of our front door behind the fence of InfoAge/Camp Evens.


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CDL is open on Sunday afternoons and Mondays nights and most Saturdays and Sundays! Send email to Neil Cherry (best method) or give us a call (not text) on 732-456-5001 for more information!

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The Computer Deconstruction Lab - CDL

CDL is a 501(c)3 non-profit Makerspace / Hackerspace and Podcasting Studio down the Jersey Shore. Located at the InfoAge Science and History Learning Center. We are an open collective of geeks, artists, and techie-creative-types who come together to share tools, resources, knowledge, and ideas.

We embrace the sharing of ideas and innovation, and that includes open source hardware and software. We also host workshops and run classes on a bunch of topics. CDL and is open to the public, walk-ins are welcome. A donation of $30 is suggested if you stay and participate. We do have monthly and yearly membership as well.

BTW, the only difference between a makerspace and a hackerspace is that a hackspace encourages "Hey look what I found, what can we do with it? How about hit it with a rock and see what happens?" (Yes, that was a Galaxy Quest reference). All spaces encourage people working collaboratively together. Even people working on their own projects can pick the brains of the other people in the space.

Github Projects

There will be more here as the membership grows.

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Our CDL boasts a lab space with various equipment and despite being a bit disorganized contains a great many tools and equipment for working on electronic projects. At the moment we have 6 3D printers and lots of tools.

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The CDL Podcast Studio. A complete podcast studio. We have upgraded various equipment but I don't have pictures yet. Someday I hope to have a makerspace podcast running.

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The CDL Classroom, dedicated to Nick Lordi's wife: Bertha Lordi.

A map for the InfoAge Campus (CDL is in #11, Building 9059)