Cutting and Engraving

Cricut

Cricut Explore Air

Cricut Explore Air – Cricut Explore machines cut a hundred different materials – everything from the most popular craft materials like cardstock, vinyl, and iron-on to specialty materials like glittery paper, polished foils, and bonded fabric.

Cricut User Guide

Laser Cutter

Glowforge

Glowforge Basic – Glowforge uses a beam of light the width of a human hair to cut, engrave, and shape designs from a variety of materials like wood, leather, acrylic, and more.

✱ Patrons must be 18 or older and complete a brief training session prior to using the Glowforge.

Glowforge User Tutorial (3rd party video)

Spellbinder Platinum 8.5″

Spellbinder Platinum 8.5

The Spellbinder Platinum embosses and cuts through a wide range of thick to thin materials, from paper and cotton, to metal and balsa wood. Let the Platinum Die Cutting and Embossing Machine power your creativity with unlimited possibilities. Cuts up to eight layers in a single pass. Cuts over 40 different materials including wool, balsa wood, chipboard, craft metal, leather and so much more. 8.5 in cutting platform for ample work surface. This is an excellent tool for card makers and paper crafters.

Equipment Training

If you are interested in learning how to use any of the equipment in the Makerspace, please fill out the form below to schedule an appointment. Requests must be completed at least 24 hours in advance to ensure staff availability. A Makerspace specialist will contact you to schedule the appointment.

Makerspace Training will be available beginning Tuesday, June 1.

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Upcoming Makerspace Programs

Take and Make: Yarn Banners
Saturday, October 30th - All Day
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Makerspace Office Hours
Thursday, November 11th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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Glowforge: Engraved Slate Coasters
Saturday, November 20th - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
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Glowforge: Engraved Slate Coasters
Saturday, November 20th - 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
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Custom Holiday Mugs
Saturday, December 4th - 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
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Custom Holiday Mugs
Saturday, December 4th - 3:30 PM to 4:30 PM
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Makerspace Office Hours
Thursday, January 6th - 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
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3-D Printed Phone Cases
Saturday, January 15th - 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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3-D Printed Phone Cases
Saturday, January 15th - 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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