Classes

Class Tiers & Coupons

Makerspace's class tiers divide our class offerings into three easy-to-remember price points. 

Named for their respective class tiers, Makerspace class coupons or class packs can be used for any class up to and including that price point.

Select one of the categories in the dropdown below to find out more.

see moreSilkscreen Printing Basics SBU - [A]

Arts and Crafts [ART]

In this hands-on class, learn the basics of silkscreen printing. TechShop makes it easy by using vinyl stencils rather than photo-emulsion. Prepare a...

see moreVinyl Cutter and Heat Press SBU - [B]

Arts and Crafts [ART]

Are you ready to start making your own professional quality heat pressed shirts at TechShop? In this hands-on class, you'll learn all the basics of using...

see moreAutodesk Inventor - [C]

Software [COM]

Learn how to navigate, sketch and model in Autodesk Inventor. You will gain a basic understanding of parametric design; file types; dimensioning...

see moreAutodesk Fusion 360 - [C]

Software [COM]

Fusion 360 is Autodesk’s latest product development tool for design, fabrication and collaboration. Merging industrial and mechanical design, you will quickly...

see moreIntroduction to Ceramics - [B]

Ceramics [CER]

Ceramics is the world's oldest known hand craft. Now you can come to TechShop to learn the basics of ceramic hand building! This class will...

see moreCeramics Moldmaking - [B]

Ceramics [CER]

Ever wondered how mugs or plates are made? How is it done, so that they all look exactly the same in shape? In this class we will create...

see moreShopBot SBU – Part 1 - [C]

CNC [CNC]

Learn the basics of CNC (computer numerical control) devices and software usage. This hands-on class will present the whole CNC process, from CAD...

see moreShopBot SBU – Part 2 - [A]

CNC [CNC]

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to use the computer-controlled (CNC) ShopBot router to cut objects, parts or art designed in 2D or 3D CAD...

see moreCorelDRAW - [C]

Software [COM]

Makers and designers alike agree that vector drawing is the starting point of all CNC fabrication. CorelDraw is an extremely powerful 2D vector graphics...

see moreLevel 1 Electronics - [B]

Electronics [EEE]

In this introductory electronics class, you will be exposed to the basic concepts required to understand the design and creation of simple electronic...

see moreLevel 2 Electronics - Soldering and Circuit Assembly - [B]

Electronics [EEE]

Learn common practices used to assemble electronic components. You will learn how to select the right wire for your project, use wire strippers...

see moreLevel 3 Electronics - [B]

Electronics [EEE]

Understand and test your electronics with state of the art measurement equipment available at TechShop. Learn the basics of how to use a...

see moreArduino Basic Programming - [B]

Electronics [EEE]

Do you want to bring interactivity and intelligence to your projects? Programming basics for Arduino takes you to an in-depth look at how to...

see morePCB Design Part 1 - [B]

Electronics [EEE]

Ever wanted to make your own PCBs? In this class you will learn how to start designing your own Printed Circuit Boards from scratch and...

see morePCB Design Part 2 - [B]

Electronics [EEE]

Ever wanted to make your own PCBs? In this class, you will learn how to design the layout of your own Printed Circuit Boards so that you can later own fabricate them...

see moreArduino Inputs and Outputs - [B]

Electronics [EEE]

This Arduino Inputs and Outputs class builds on participants' experiences in the earlier Arduino classes and focuses on how to control and to work...

see moreVacuum Forming SBU - [B]

Fabrication [FAB]

Lots of parts can be made quickly and inexpensively with the use of a vacuum forming system. In this Safety and Basic Use class, you will learn the parts...

see moreSand Blasting & Powder Coating SBU - [B]

Fabrication [FAB]

Powder coating is a durable, simple to apply, easy to clean up, product. It is inexpensive, and more environmentally friendly than paint, as...

see moreLaser Cutting and Etching SBU - [A]

Laser Cutting [LAS]

Learn how to use a laser cutter to cut, etch and engrave designs in a variety of materials up to 60 cm x 45 cm and up to 8 mm thick in this...

see moreLaser Rotary SBU - [B]

Laser Cutting [LAS]

Learn how to use the laser cutter’s rotary attachment in this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. The rotary attachment allows laser etching...

see moreMilling Machine SBU - [A]

Machine Shop [MAC]

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn basic operations of the vertical milling machine to safely select speeds, change end mills...

see moreMetal Lathe SBU - [A]

Machine Shop [MAC]

The lathe is used to create detailed cylindrical or tapered objects in plastic or metal. In this Safety and Basic Use course (SBU), learn...

see moreBasic Metal SBU - [B]

Metal Shop [MTL]

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to use the cutting and shaping tools most commonly needed when working with metal. The tools work...

see moreSheet Metal SBU - [B]

Metal Shop [MTL]

Learn to safely use the tools most commonly needed to work with sheet metal. Get first-hand experience using the straight shear, corner...

see moreUltimaker SBU - [B]

Rapid Prototyping [PRO]

In this class, you will learn how to import, prepare and print your three-dimensional parts using an Ultimaker 3D printer...

see moreEmbroiderer SBU - [B]

Textiles [TXL]

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to create custom embroidery designs with the intuitive and easy-to-use Janome embroidery...

see moreSewing Machines SBU - [A]

Textiles [TXL]

In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to use the Juki straight (or single) stitch industrial sewing machine, the Juki...

see moreDigitizer Pro - [C]

Textiles [TXL]

In this class, learn the many aspects of this feature-rich, digitizing (creating machine embroidery stitches from 2D artwork) software package...

see moreTIG Welding SBU - [A]

Welding [WLD]

Welding is the process of fusing materials together. Learn how to use the basic TIG (tungsten inert gas) welding equipment in this Safety and...

see moreMIG Welding SBU - [A]

Welding [WLD]

Welding is the process of fusing materials together. In this Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class, learn to use a basic metal inert gas (MIG) welder...

see moreMIG Welding 2 - [B]

Welding [WLD]

In this class, many different joints will be discussed, including those required from professional certified welders. This will be an opportunity...

see moreWoodshop SBU - [A]

Woodshop [WOD]

Get practical, hands-on experience using the table saw, sliding compound miter saw, drill press, vertical bandsaw, and belt and disk sanders...

see moreHand Tools - [B]

Woodshop [WOD]

This is a great skill building class for adults who are looking to familiarize themselves with these tools before undertaking a DIY project...

see moreJointer, Planer & Router SBU - [B]

Woodshop [WOD]

Use these woodworking tools to turn rough lumber into finished boards (achieve precise thickness, square edges and flat surfaces) as well...

see moreWood Lathe SBU - [A]

Woodshop [WOD]

Learn the basics of wood turning and the wood lathe. This class is to provide you with the knowledge needed to come back and safely practice and hone your skills as a wood turner!