Fablab Classes


IMPORTANT NOTES:

Our classes have a minimum of 3 students. If we don't get the minimum number of sign-ups for the class will be cancelled and you will be rescheduled for the following class (same type of class). We are currently not offering BOS, Welding 101, Shopbot Router, and Weld and Wine classes.


Please see Coronavirus restrictions for each class under show details. Some classes have virtual options.


Classes are non-refundable. If 24 hour notice is given for a class is missed you can apply the funds to a future class. If class is missed without 24 hour notice the fee is forfeited. If classes are cancelled and have been paid for and the next class available does not fit your schedule, then you may use that credit for a future class.

Classes we offer: Python CodingIntro to 3D Printing, Intro to 3D CAD with TinkerCad, and Laser. If you are interested in one of these classes that are not currently posted, please contact Yvette, to request the class

If you have any questions regarding any class and/or private lessons, or any of the information stated above, please contact Yvette via email Yvette@fablab.com

Fablab Classes

    • 22 Aug 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:00 PM (PDT)
    • FabLab Tacoma
    • 4
    Register



    About the Laser Cutter

    Laser cutting and engraving is a very versatile process used to cut or engrave numerous materials including wood, leather, acrylic, anodized aluminum, Formica, and even mother of pearl. It can also be used engrave and mark some metals, marble, and stone to create a variety of projects. The laser cutter excels even with fine, intricate work.

    Class is supported in part by Tacoma Creates with need based scholarships available for residents of the City of Tacoma! Please contact Yvette@fablab.com for assistance.

    In this class you will learn the basics of working with Laser including:

    • Safe operation of the laser system
    • Setting up files for vector cutting
    • Raster engraving and etching
    • Material preparation and clean-up

    Through the process of learning how to use the Laser, students will take home a living hinge book cover. We will also share some tricks of the trade, our experts have learned to create successful projects. 

    Class size limited to 5 students.  Students will practice safe distancing and will be needing to wear face masks.  Fablab will also provide comfortable face shields to students.    


    • 25 Aug 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 24 Sep 2020
    • (PDT)
    • 10 sessions
    • Fablab
    Register

                 

                              Tuesdays and Thursdays | August 25- September 24

                                         6:30 pm - 8:30 pm | Cost $250 

                                         Virtual Option Cost $125

    Join us for a beginners Python Class where you will learn fundamental coding concepts, decisions and loops, and introductory object-oriented programming. This course is perfect for students who want to explore programming, and anyone who wants to increase their coding confidence before taking a college coding course.

    Class is supported in part by Tacoma Creates with need based scholarships available for residents of the City of Tacoma! Please contact Yvette@fablab.com for assistance.


    Class size limited to 5 in lab students.  Students will practice safe distancing and will be needing to wear face masks.  Fablab will also provide comfortable face shields to students. 

    In Lab classes maybe cancelled if state guidelines regarding group gatherings are restricted

    Class limited to 5 virtual option students.  

    Students  should bring their own laptop to work on. All of the software we use is open source and can be downloaded for free. If you do not have a laptop available we can provide a limited amount. Please contact Yvette Wilson in advance to reserve a lab computer. 


FABLAB TACOMA  
1938 Market Street Tacoma, WA 98402 
info@fablabtacoma.com
(253) 426-1267

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Hours

Monday  - Friday   | 10A - 5P

Saturday - Sunday | Closed  / By appointment