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September 2021

3D Printing

September 28 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MakerLab, 1865 W Cesar Chavez Ln, Room 201C
Boise, ID 83725 United States

Come join us in the Makerlab to learn the basics of 3D printing. We’ll be showing you websites to design 3d prints such as thingiverse and TinkerCAD, teach you about the 3D printing software CURA, and walk you through how to use one of our 3D printers

October 2021

Arduino

October 4 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MakerLab, 1865 W Cesar Chavez Ln, Room 201C
Boise, ID 83725 United States

Interested in programing, robotics, or electronic projects but not sure where to start? Join us in the Makerlab for our Arduino workshop. We’ll discuss the basics of what an Arduino is and what it can be used for, as well as create some basic code to get an LED blinking.

Laser Cutting

October 7 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
MakerLab, 1865 W Cesar Chavez Ln, Room 201C
Boise, ID 83725 United States

Come check out our new Laser Cutter. This workshop will show you the basics of laser cutter design with the program we use called CorelDraw. In addition, we will teach you all about how to laser cut and engrave.

Digital Pumpkin Carving

October 8 @ 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Library 201C, 1910 University Dr.
Boise, ID 83725 United States

One of our favorite workshops is back and spookier than ever! Join us in carving your very own Jack-O-Lantern that shines (and smells nice) all year round. We'll be showing you our two most used 3D design websites: Thingiverse and TinkerCAD, and we encourage you to bring along any young broncos so that they can learn along with us!

Vinyl Cutting

October 12 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
MakerLab, 1865 W Cesar Chavez Ln, Room 201C
Boise, ID 83725 United States

Come by the Makerlab to make use of our Vinyl Cutter. We’ll show you how to turn designs into stickers, make paper cut outs, and draw with a robot.

Sewing with a Machine

October 20 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
MakerLab, 1865 W Cesar Chavez Ln, Room 201C
Boise, ID 83725 United States

Join us in the Makerlab for our sewing machine workshop. We’ll focus on the basics of using the machines: threading the machine and bobbin, selecting the right stitch for your project, and pinning the fabric in place. You’ll be given some practice material to start out with, and can make whatever you wish from there.

Vacuum Former and Button Maker

October 22 @ 1:30 pm - 2:30 pm
MakerLab, 1865 W Cesar Chavez Ln, Room 201C
Boise, ID 83725 United States

This two in one workshop showcases our vacuum former and button maker. Learn how to make molds and get inspired from our vacuum former. Then draw, cut out, or print a design to make into a pinback button.

MakerLab Costume Contest

October 29 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
MakerLab, 1865 W Cesar Chavez Ln, Room 201C
Boise, ID 83725 United States

To round out the month of spookiness, we are finishing it off with a costume contest: Maker edition! Make your own costume out of any material and participate in the contest for a chance to win a prize! You can also just come to check out the rad threads everyone else is sporting and gather last minute costume ideas. At the same time we will be hosting Halloween trivia time, so make sure to show up full of spooky fun facts!

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