Weekend Workshops

Looking to learn something new? Check out our adult workshop offerings that center around learning the tools and software in the Fab Lab.

Upcoming Saturday Workshops

Intro to Vinyl Cutting

Learn how to use a Silhouette vinyl cutter to create stickers and iron on decals. Make and take home lots of stickers and consider bringing your own tote or t-shirt to decorate!

October 2 | 1 PM – 3 PM

Ages: 18+

$15

Intro to Fusion360

Join James for an introduction to the 5 most commonly used tools in Fusion 360 to take your 3D modeling to the next level. Participants will have the opportunity to print their design.

October 9 | 1 PM – 4 PM

Ages: 18+

$15

Laser Cut Jewelry

Felt, wood, leather, and acrylic; there are so many materials you can use to create accessories! Create your own jewelry with a laser cutter and Inkscape’s design software.

October 16 | 1 PM – 3 PM

Ages: 18+

$25

Candle Making

Experiment with the many ways to make candles! We will try out paper, wood, and silicone molds. A variety of scents and colors will be provided but feel free to bring tea bags or your own essential oils to experiment with!

October 30 | 1 PM – 3 PM

Ages: 18+

$25

Lasered Leather Goods

CANCELLED

Explore various techniques of leather crafting with stamps, dye, and hardware. Design and laser cut a bracelet or keychain using Inkscape & laser cutters.

November 13 | 1 PM – 3 PM

Ages: 18+

$25

Custom Zippered Pouch

CANCELLED

Learn how to create embroidery files on a computer and then sew it into a zippered pouch! We will provide all the materials you need, but feel free to bring your own fabric if you want!

November 20 | 1 PM – 3 PM

Ages: 18+

$25

Laser Cut Containers

CANCELLED

 Choose from a variety of box templates and learn how to laser and assemble a small wooden container. Stains, paints, magnets, and other hardware will be available for finishing!

December 4 | 1 PM – 3 PM

Ages: 18+

$25

CNC Milling: Custom Wood Sign

Learn how to design and mill a small wooden plaque using free software and the cheapest CNC machines available.

December 11 | 1 PM – 3 PM, 

Ages: 18+

$30

Starting Monday, August 23

Fall Open Hours

Monday: 5-9PM
Tuesday: 10AM-1PM, 5-9PM
Wednesday: 5-9PM
Thursday: 10AM-1PM, 5-9PM
Sunday: 1-6PM

This fall we’re welcoming back all community and university members. Stop in and create with us!

Masks Required | Appointments Recommended

Both of our laser cutters are currently down. We apologize for the inconvenience.
We will be closed on Thursday in observation of Thanksgiving.

3D PRINTER (FDM)

Flashforge Finder

Print Material: PLA plastic

Max Print Dimensions: 5″ x 5″ x 5″

Slicing Software: FlashPrint

Preferred File Type: STL

Cost:

$2 | 13 grams or less
$0.15 per gram | over 13 grams

3D FDM PRINTS ARE PRICED BY WEIGHT (IN GRAMS)

3D PRINTER (FDM)

Creality Ender 3 Pro

Print Material: PLA plastic

Max Print Dimensions: 8″ x 8″ x 10″

Slicing Software: Cura

Preferred File Type: STL

Cost:

$2 | 13 grams or less
$0.15 per gram | over 13 grams

3D FDM PRINTS ARE PRICED BY WEIGHT (IN GRAMS)

LASER CUTTER / ENGRAVER

Universal X-600

Power and Type: 40 Watt, CO2

Max Bed Dimensions: 18″ x 32″

Max Cut thickness: 1/4″

File Creation Software: Inkscape, Adobe Illustrator, or other vector software

Preferred File Type: SVG to PDF

Laserable Materials: wood, acrylic,
See Additional Materials

Cost:

$7 | per 30 min appointment

3D PRINTER (LCD based SLA)

AnyCubic Photon

Print Material: UV Resin

Max Print Dimensions: 4.5″ x 2.5″ x 6″

Slicing Software: ChituBox

Preferred File Type: STL

Cost:

$5 | 20 mL or less
$0.25 per mL | over 20 mL

3D SLA PRINTS ARE PRICED BY VOLUME (IN ML). THESE PRINTS REQUIRE ADDITIONAL PROCESSING WITH CURING AND CLEANING.

ROTARY TOOL ATTACHMENT AVAILABLE

LASER CUTTER / ENGRAVER

Epilog

Power And Type: 60 Watt, CO2

Max Bed Dimensions: 12″ X 24″

Max Cut Thickness: 1/8″

File Creation Software: Inkscape, Adobe Illustrator, Or Other Vector Software

Preferred File Type: SVG To PDF

Laserable Materials: Wood, Acrylic,
See Additional Materials

Cost:

$7 | per 30 min appointment