Digital Fabrication Workshops

Turn your digital designs into real creations with 3D printing and laser cutting & engraving

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Create something new!

Whether it's taking your artistic ideas into new artwork or gifts, or developing new products as part of a rapid prototyping project, our digital fabrication lab is the place to do it!

Our 3D printers are easy to learn, and can print objects in ABS or PLA plastic, depending on your needs.

Our 80 watt laser cutter can quickly produce a wide variety of cutting and engraving effects in many materials such as wood, acrylic, paper, leather, cloth and foam.

 

DF100 Intro to Laser Cutting and Engraving

In this free 1/2-hour class, you will learn how a laser cutter works and begin to discover the amazing properties of this versatile tool.

Prerequisite: None

Materials: Provided

Class length: 30 minutes

Cost: Free for members and non-members

Maximum class size: 6

Minimum age: 16 (students ages 16-17 must be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class)

Instructor: OSML Staff

 

DF101 Laser Cutting & Engraving - Basic

In this first-level class, you will learn how to use OSML’s laser cutter to cut, etch, and engrave a variety of materials up to 22”x33” and ⅜” thick, including wood, glass, granite, plastics, foam, paper, cardboard, leather, or fabric. You should see what this machine can do! This class is a prerequisite for DF102.

You will make a balsa wood name tag to take home. Once you pass this class, you can use the laser cutter for your projects whenever you work at OSML as a member. (Student members 12-17 years old must be accompanied by an adult member who has also completed this class successfully).

Prerequisite: None

Materials: Provided

Class length: 2 hours

Cost: Free for members, $60 for non-members (includes materials fee)

Maximum class size: 5

Minimum age: 16 (students ages 16-17 must be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class)

Safety: Please wear closed-toe shoes while in the lab workshop area.

Instructor: OSML Staff

 

DF102 Laser Cutting & Engraving - Advanced

In this second-level class, you will expand your knowledge of advanced techniques.

You will make a small plaque out of acrylic to take home.

Prerequisite: DF101

Materials: Provided

Class length: 2 hours

Cost: $60 for members and non-members (includes $10 materials fee)

Maximum class size: 5

Minimum age: 16 (students ages 16-17 must be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class)

Safety: Please wear closed-toe shoes in the lab workshop area.

Instructor: OSML Staff

 

DF301 Introduction to 3D Printing

Have you been wondering what all the fuss is about with a 3D printer? In this class, you will download a file and print a small object to take home. Learn about many of the possibilities of this powerful prototyping tool.

Once you pass this class, you can use the 3D printers for your projects whenever you work at OSML as a member.

Student members 12-17 years old must be accompanied by an adult member who is also enrolled in this class.

Prerequisite: None

Materials: Provided

Class length: 2 hours

Cost: Free for members; $40 for non-members

Maximum class size: 4

Minimum age: 12 (students ages 12-17 must be accompanied by an adult who is also enrolled in the class)

Safety: Please wear closed-toe shoes in the lab workshop area.

Instructor: OSML Staff