BE INSPIRED TO CREATE

AT YOUR NEIGHBORHOOD MAKERSPACE

Make your own games & puzzles, prototype for a new invention, or design custom jewelry for a friend. The possibilities are truly endless!

Memberships

What is the Makerspace?

The Creation Labs Makerspace is a “space” full of various kinds of equipment and software, inviting anyone 8+ to turn their ideas into a reality. We provide a safe, engaging, and productive environment so you can develop skills and let your creativity thrive.

Memberships include...

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Unlimited Makerspace access

Enjoy unlimited access to 3D printers, laser cutters, design software, coding programs, and many other manufacturing technologies.

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50% off Classes

Develop expertise in 3D printing, modeling, coding, robotics, and much more. Our one hour Classes cover various kinds of design and production.

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20% off retail

Stock up on 3D printer filament, showroom items, and clothing all at a discounted rate. (Excluding 3D printers)

Choose your Membership!

IMPORTANT: On the following page: For all Memberships and Day Passes, besides Youth Membership, select “Myself”. For Youth Membership, select “My Family”.

Adult Membership
(ages 18+)
$75.95per month
  • Unlimited Makerspace access

  • 50% off Classes

  • 20% off retail

 

Best Value

Student Membership
(ages 12-17 or student*)
$49.95per month
  • Unlimited Makerspace access

  • 50% off Classes

  • 20% off retail

  • *Individuals with a valid student ID are eligible

Youth Membership
(ages 8-11)
$99.95per month
  • Includes Adult Membership

  • Unlimited Makerspace access

  • 50% off Classes

  • 20% off retail

  • Youth Member must be accompanied by Adult Member

Don't need a whole month?

Try a Day Pass!

Gain access to all equipment and software for an entire day. Get 25% off Classes and 10% off retail!

Day Pass
(ages 12+)
$19.95per day
  • Unlimited Makerspace access

  • 25% off Classes

  • 10% off retail

Classes

Master skills in 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, & More

Through hands-on learning, both kids and adults can gain expertise in design and production. Offering a range of classes in 3D printing, modeling, coding, and robotics, Creation Labs gives anyone the opportunity to develop skills at an affordable price.

Start with the basics

The classes below are designed with beginners in mind.

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3D Printer Basics
(ages 8+)

Learn the basic parts & functions of an FDM 3D printer, its operation, brief history, and common applications & advantages. Choose a file from the internet learn how to set up your file for printing. Choose a material color, learn how it’s loaded into the machine, and start your print.

Learn the basic parts & functions of the Glowforge Pro laser cutter, its operation, and common applications. Choose a file from the internet, or create your own, and learn how to set up your file for cutting. Choose a material, learn how it’s loaded into the machine, and start your cut.

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Fusion 360 Basics
(ages 12+)

Learn the user interface, basic tools, and best practices for Fusion 360 modeling software. Learn how to manage files and useful keyboard shortcuts. Create a 3D model following step by step instructions and discuss the best design practices for multiple kinds of manufacturing.

All Classes are one hour. $19.95 for Members, $39.95 without a Membership.

Only Members can schedule online. Everyone else must call two days prior to schedule. (412) 835-MAKE

3D Printing & Manufacturing:

Learn the basic parts & functions of an FDM 3D printer and its operation. Choose from a list of projects and learn how to set up your file for printing. Choose a material color, learn how it’s loaded into the machine, and start your print. 

Learn the basic parts & functions of an FDM 3D printer, its operation, and common applications & advantages. Choose a file from the internet and learn how to set up your file for printing. Choose a material color, learn how it’s loaded into the machine, and start your print. 

Learn the basic parts & functions of an FDM 3D printer, its operation, brief history, and common applications & advantages. Choose a file from the internet and learn how to set up your file for printing. Choose a material color, learn how it’s loaded into the machine, and start your print.

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3D Printer Advanced
(ages 12+)

Learn advanced features, tricks, and tips for getting the perfect print.  Topics covered include how to combine or separate parts, fine vs. coarse finish, how to adjust features at different layer heights and multi color prints. Prerequisite: 3D Printer Basics 

 Learn the basic parts & functions of an SLA 3D printer, its operation, how to change materials and best practices. Choose a file to print, set up orientation & supports, and prepare the file for printing. Load new material and print tray into the machine and send the file to print.  Prerequisites: 3D Printing Basics & 3D Printing Advanced. Additional material charge if the file is printed.

Learn the basic parts & functions of the Glowforge Pro laser cutter, its operation, and common applications. Choose a file from the internet, or create your own, and learn how to set up your file for cutting. Choose a material, learn how it’s loaded into the machine, and start your cut.

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CNC Router Basics
(ages 18+)

Learn the basic parts & functions of the CNC Router, its operation, and common applications. Choose a file from the internet and learn how to set up your file for cutting. Choose a material, learn how it’s loaded into the machine, set up orientation, and start your cut.

3D Modeling & Design:

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Tinkercad Basics
(ages 8+)

Learn the user interface, basic tools, and best practices for Tinkercad modeling software. Tinkercad is designed with beginners in mind and is a great introduction for who’s interested in 3D design. Create a 3d model using simple shapes such as cubes, spheres, and cylinders to add and remove material from your design. Learn how to add text and other geometry to your own or existing files for custom applications.

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Fusion 360 Basics
(ages 12+)

Learn the user interface, basic tools, and best practices for Fusion 360 modeling software. Learn how to manage files and useful keyboard shortcuts. Create a 3D model following step by step instructions and discuss the best design practices for multiple kinds of manufacturing.

Build upon the skills and design practices learned in the Fusion 360 Basics Class. Learn the logic behind modeling and sketching for use in digital fabrication. Create a 3D model from on existing sketches and learn how to use advanced sketching tools and reference geometry.  Prerequisite: Fusion 360 Basics

Build upon the skills and design practices learned in the Fusion 360 Intermediate Class. Learn the basics of assemblies and constraints. Create components in an assembly, modify components using sketches, and use as-built joint to position components.  Prerequisite: Fusion 360 Basics & Fusion 360 Intermediate

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Blender Basics
(ages 15+)

Learn the user interface, basic tools, and best practices for Blender 3d animation software. Learn how to manage files and useful keyboard shortcuts. Create a 3D model following step by step instructions and learn how to add simple animation techniques.

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Illustrator Basics
(ages 12+)

Learn the user interface, basic tools, and best practices for Adobe’s Illustrator design software. Learn how to create simple shapes, add text, and edit other pixel and vector based files. Create a simple graphic following step by step instructions and discuss the best design techniques for graphic design and manufacturing uses.

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3D Scanning Basics
(ages 15+)

Do you have a physical object and need a digital version? Learn the basic set-up, operation, and common applications of the SOL Scanner from Scan Dimensions. Simply place your object on the turntable and follow the directions on the screen. Scan an object up to Ø170mm x 170mm tall.

Coding & Electronics:

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Coding Basics
(ages 15+)

Learn the user interface, basic tools, and best practices for the Python coding program. Discuss the common applications of coding and how it can be useful in your future projects. Create a simple program following step by step instructions, watch your program run, and learn how to make edits to the code. 

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Robotics Basics
(ages 15+)

Learn how to program an Arduino Uno and the basics of embedded controls with fun, hands-on experiments. Learn skills required to start prototyping using Arduino, an open-source electronics platform based on easy-to-use hardware and software. Arduino boards can read inputs – light on a sensor, a finger on a button, or a Twitter message – and turn it into an output – activating a motor, turning on an LED, publishing something online.

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Soldering Basics
(ages 15+)

Make your invention come to life by adding electronics. Create a complete wired circuit following step by step instructions while learnin the proper method and techniques for thru-hole, wire-to-wire, and component soldering.  This class requires the purchase of a soldering kit (starting at $9.99).

Class Schedule

Product Development

Have an idea but no design? Let us help!

Get started by clicking on the “Let’s start a project” button below and give a detailed description of your project. Consider uploading a few pictures or sketches to help us better understand your idea. After we review your project, we will contact you about the logistics and possibilities of your idea. We may ask to arrange a phone or in-person meeting to further discuss your project.

If you wish to take your idea to the next level, we can create physical prototypes of your project. With our range of manufacturing equipment and materials, we can produce high-quality examples and run real-world tests on your product.

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