thursday Fab Workshops

These workshops are designed to develop competence in a particular Fab Lab skill. 
After completing a workshop you will be able to attend an Open Day and use the the machines
or equipment yourself at the DIY rate. Machine bookings are available.

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LASER CUTTING

The laser cutter has the power and precision to cut and engrave variety of materials including leather, wood, acrylic, rubber and cloth. This makes it the perfect tool to prototype models, garments, or even furniture.

During the two hour workshop you'll gain confidence in operating the laser cutter and an understanding of how to prepare files for cutting.

Date and time
1st Thursday of the month
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Cost: $30.00

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3d printing

Up until recently, 3D printers used to be exclusive only to large corporations. Now, with the help of global open source projects such as the RepRap, 3D printers are now accessible to all. 

During the two hour workshop you'll gain confidence using Tinkercad and other techniques to create 3D printable objects. Open up a whole new world of possibilities.

Date and time
2nd Thursday of the month
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Cost: $30.00

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arduino

Arduino is an easy to learn electronic prototyping system enabling users to create and code interactive electronic objects. It is ideal for learning about code and hardware and prototyping projects with sensors, LEDs and motors.

During this two hour workshop you'll learn how to prototype simple electronic circuits, and program them by downloading and altering some simple code.

Date and time
3rd Thursday of the month
6:00 PM – 8:00 PM

Cost: $30.00