CMSD Fab Lab

Summer Resources

Summer 2022

The CMSD Fab Lab is excited to offer many Fab workshops this summer. Please read over the information about each workshop below and check out the PD Calendar to register for events you are interested in!

Intro to 3D Printing Workshop

This workshop is designed for folks who are new to 3D printing or aren't completely comfortable. We will go over the basics of how 3D printing works, do a little designing using and some printing of your own. If you're interested you can complete the 3D printing homework on your own time and then return to the Fab Lab to rent a 3D printer for your own classroom from the Lending Library.

Intro to Vinyl Cutting / Electric Cutting Workshop

This workshop is designed for folks who are new to vinyl cutting or aren't completely comfortable. The CMSD Fab Lab uses Silhouette Cameos and Silhouette Studio. This is a powerful machine that can cut vinyl, paper, fabric and more. Projects you can make with this machine include labels, logos, stickers, heat press shirts, water bottles, silhouettes, nets and more! If you are interested you can complete the Vinyl Cutting homework on your own time before coming back to the Fab Lab to rent a Silhouette Cameo of your own from the Lending Library.

Intro to Electronics Workshop

This workshop will cover a variety of projects from Paper Circuits, to working with EL wires, soldering, building robots, coding with makey makeys and more! It will be up to you what you choose to work with depending on your comfort level.

Laser Workshop

This workshop is for folks who have a laser at their school or are hoping to borrow one from the CMSD Fab Lab. We will go over some laser basics and work on designing projects using Inkscape.

Open Lab Time / Supply Pick Up

Swing by the CMSD Fab Lab (EPC 204) to check us out, pick up some more filament or vinyl, or talk about a new project with the Fab team!

Thinking about building a makerspace in your school?

Please refer to the CMSD Fab Lab STEM Catalog to see recommendations on brands of machines, amounts of consumables, and more. If you would like to discuss building a makerspace or Fab Lab in your school or need assistance with purchasing, please reach out to the Fab Lab Manager, Sarah Wallace.

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