Have a Go at 3D Printing

Have a Go at 3D Printing

MAKLab Glasgow (map)

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Want to have a go at 3D printing but don't know where to start? Now's your chance! We will guide you through the process of making a 3D model in Sketchup, setting it up for printing using Cura and then printing out a small example print on our Ultimaker 3D Printers.

3D printing is a game changing process of making things - allowing us to print out 3D objects on demand. This workshop will allow you to explore this fascinating field which increasingly has applications in product design, medicine, space exploration and beyond!

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic 3D modelling
Choosing settings for 3D modelling
3D Printing File Formats and Problem Solving 3D models

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Glasgow
Charing Cross Mansions
30 St George’s Road
Glasgow
G3 6U

Intro to Digital Embroidery

Intro to Digital Embroidery

MAKLab Glasgow (map)

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Come and learn how to personalise clothing and all your textile projects with your own embroidered designs! With our Design Era software, the choice of stitches and patterns is simply endless!

In this workshop, we'll show you how to create your own designs from a jpg in our embroidery software and export them as a digital embroidery file. We'll then show you how to thread the machine and set it to embroider a design.

SKILLS LEARNT
Setting Up artworks for Digital Embroidery
Threading a Digital Embroidery Machine and its Bobbin
Selecting Appropriate Stitches and Adjusting Tension

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Glasgow
Charing Cross Mansions
30 St George’s Road
Glasgow
G3 6UJ

Have a Go with Arduino

Have a Go with Arduino

MAKLab Glasgow (map)

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Arduino is the electronics prototyping platform behind the explosion in recent years in interactive artworks and makers’ projects. With this workshop you will make your first tentative steps into the world of sketching with hardware, and programming. You will work in pairs with our Arduino Uno kits. A great way to try out Arduino before buying your own board!

If you would like to use your own computer, please pre-load it with the Arduino IDE which you can get here: http://arduino.cc/en/Main/Software. If you would like to bring your own Arduino board, please feel free to do so.

SKILLS LEARNT
Connecting an Arduino to a Basic Circuit
Introduction to Writing Arduino Code
Making an LED Flash On and Off

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Glasgow
Charing Cross Mansions
30 St George’s Road
Glasgow
G3 6UJ

Have a Go at Laser Cutting

Have a Go at Laser Cutting

MAKLab Glasgow (map)

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
The laser cutters are the easiest and quickest machines in MAKlab to get going on. In this workshop we'll give you a full induction on our laser cutters and talk you through the different features and settings. We'll guide you through setting up a very basic artwork for cutting a small keyring with your artwork on it to take home at the end of the day.

We will be using Inkscape for editing artwork. You are welcome to bring your own laptop to work on. If you'd like to use Inkscape, it is free and downloadable here: http://www.inkscape.org/en/download/.

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic Vector Software Skills
Choosing settings for Laser Cutting versus Laser Etching
Choosing Appropriate Materials for Laser Cutting

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Glasgow
Charing Cross Mansions
30 St George’s Road
Glasgow
G3 6UJ

Have a Go at 3D Printing

Have a Go at 3D Printing

MAKLab Glasgow (map)

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Want to have a go at 3D printing but don't know where to start? Now's your chance! We will guide you through the process of making a 3D model in Sketchup, setting it up for printing using Cura and then printing out a small example print on our Ultimaker 3D Printers.

3D printing is a game changing process of making things - allowing us to print out 3D objects on demand. This workshop will allow you to explore this fascinating field which increasingly has applications in product design, medicine, space exploration and beyond!

SKILLS LEARNT
Basic 3D modelling
Choosing settings for 3D modelling
3D Printing File Formats and Problem Solving 3D models

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Glasgow
Charing Cross Mansions
30 St George’s Road
Glasgow
G3 6U

Learn to Solder

Learn to Solder

MAKLab Glasgow (map)

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Soldering is a great skill to have under your belt, very handy for even the most simple electronic endeavours, and also for getting under the hood of electronic products if you need to adapt or fix them.

In this workshop we'll teach you how to solder from scratch, concentrating on through hole soldering a light sensitive or moisture sensitive electronic circuit that you can take home and use.

SKILLS LEARNT
Reading a basic Electronic Circuit
Soldering Components to a PCB
Problem Solving your Connections

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Glasgow
Charing Cross Mansions
30 St George’s Road
Glasgow
G3 6UJ

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Intro to Digital Embroidery

Intro to Digital Embroidery

MAKLab Glasgow (map)

ABOUT THIS WORKSHOP
Come and learn how to personalise clothing and all your textile projects with your own embroidered designs! With our Design Era software, the choice of stitches and patterns is simply endless!

In this workshop, we'll show you how to create your own designs from a jpg in our embroidery software and export them as a digital embroidery file. We'll then show you how to thread the machine and set it to embroider a design.

SKILLS LEARNT
Setting Up artworks for Digital Embroidery
Threading a Digital Embroidery Machine and its Bobbin
Selecting Appropriate Stitches and Adjusting Tension

YOUNG MAKERS
This workshop can be suitable for teenagers from the age of 11 - 16 yrs old, if accompanied by a supervising adult.

MEMBERS DISCOUNT
Members are eligible for a 10% discount off all MAKLab workshops. To receive your discount, please enter the discount code MEMBER in the coupon section at the checkout.  When you complete the checkout, we will check against the membership register. If you are not a current member, you will be asked to pay the remaining 10% before starting the workshop.

WORKSHOP VENUE
MAKLab Glasgow
Charing Cross Mansions
30 St George’s Road
Glasgow
G3 6UJ