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Makerspace Weekly Workshops 

Free to all staff, faculty & students.
No prerequisite or experience is required.

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September & October 2022 Workshops:

Vinyl Cutter Workshop
Friday Sept 23rd – 10:30am to 11:30am or 1:30pm to 2:30pm
We start with how to create a file in Adobe Illustrator. We then go to the vinyl cutter and show you how to cut out your vinyl. We then show you how to weed, and transfer the vinyl to a surface. We also show you how to make a t-shirt.

Laser Engrave & Cut Workshop
Thursday Oct 6th –  10:30am to 11:30am or 1:30pm to 2:30pm
We start with how to create a file in Adobe Illustrator. We then go to the laser and show you how to engrave and cut wood and other materials.

3D Printers Workshop
Friday Oct 14th – 10:30am to 11:30am or 1:30pm to 2:30pm
We start with a very basic intro into a 3D program. Then we show you how to process the file for the printers. We then show you how to operate the 3D printers. We will share best printing practices, with tips and tricks.

Advanced 3D Printers Workshop
Friday Oct 14th – 2:30pm to 3:30pm
We will work with Cura to prepare a file for our Ultimaker S5 3d printer. We will go through how to prepare your file for the S5 printer. We will also cover: two colour printing, PVA supports and changing densities in specific areas of your object. We will also go over the Anycubic Photon software to prepare your file for the Anycubic resin printers.

Intro Sewing Workshop
Friday Oct 21st – 10:30am to 11:30am or 1:30pm to 2:30pm
We show you how to use our Techsew 0302 and our Techsew 2750 industrial sewing machines. Each sewing workshop is limited to 4 people as you will be hands on one of the machines.

Vinyl Cutter Workshop
Friday Oct 28th – 10:30am to 11:30am or 1:30pm to 2:30pm
We start with how to create a file in Adobe Illustrator. We then go to the vinyl cutter and show you how to cut out your vinyl. We then show you how to weed, and transfer the vinyl to a surface. We also show you how to make a t-shirt.

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MAKERSPACE 2022 WORKSHOPS
Our workshops last one hour and are by demonstration only, except for the sewing workshop. Our workshops are limited to 10 people except for sewing. Vote for your choice of a future workshop & day/time here>

3D Printers Workshop
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We start with a very basic intro into a 3D program. Then we show you how to process the file for the printers. We then show you how to operate the 3D printers. We will share best printing practices, with tips and tricks.

Laser Engrave & Cut Workshop
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We start with how to create a file in Adobe Illustrator. We then go to the laser and show you how to engrave and cut wood.

Form2 3D Resin Printer Workshop
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Learn how to prepare your 3D file for our 3D resin
printers. Choosing the best resin for your object, & best practices.

Cura 3D Software Workshop
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We show you how to setup your 3d object in Cura to create a file ready for our Ultimaker S5 3d filament printer as well as our new Clay Potter, 3d clay printer.

Vinyl Cutter Workshop
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We start with how to create a file in Adobe Illustrator. We then go to the vinyl cutter and show you how to cut out your vinyl. We then show you how to weed, and transfer the vinyl to a surface. We also show you how to make a t-shirt.

Advanced Vinyl Cutter Workshop
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We will show you how to build and vinyl cut multiple colour files. We will demonstrate a multi-colour vinyl decal as well as on a t-shirt.

Sewing Intro for our Techsew Industrial Sewing Machines
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We show you how to use our Techsew 0302 and our Techsew 2750 industrial sewing machines. Each sewing workshop is limited to 4 people as you will be hands on one of the machines.

Making An Up-Cycled Billboard Vinyl Tote Bag
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We show you how to make a tote bag using different pieces and colours of our billboard vinyl. Prerequisite is Sewing Intro for our Techsew Industrial Sewing Machines.

Saddle Stitching Workshop
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We will demonstrate how to do a traditional saddle stich using 2 needles.

Upholstery Workshop
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We will demonstrate how to pattern, sew and then cover a bike seat.

CNC Wood Router Workshop
We start with importing a file into Vcarve software and creating the tool paths. We then take the G-code file to the CNC and load it into the Mach3 router software. We then run the file on a piece of MDF wood.