MakerLabs, is Vancouver's premier makerspace that empowers individuals with the tools, space, and skills to bring their creative visions to life.
Whether you're a seasoned maker or just starting, MakerLabs offers a diverse range of classes, providing access to cutting-edge tools and spaces while fostering a vibrant community of makers.
Classes at MakerLabs
Embark on a creative journey by participating in one of MakerLabs' engaging classes. From safety orientations to project-based workshops, there's something for everyone. These classes not only provide hands-on experience but also cultivate a supportive environment for makers to learn and grow.
- LaserLab Classes: Explore the possibilities of CO2 and fiber laser cutters, gaining essential knowledge on safe operation and design preparation.
- WoodLab Classes: Master the core tools in MakerLabs' WoodLab, ensuring safe operation for woodworking enthusiasts.
- Ceramics Classes: Delve into the world of ceramics, from basic hand-building techniques to wheel throwing.
- 3D Printing & Design Classes: Unleash your creativity in the digital realm, learning to design and 3D print your own creations.
Explore theory-based workshops at MakerLabs, where you can deepen your understanding of specific areas and acquire specialized skills. These workshops provide in-depth insights, allowing you to enhance your expertise and tackle more complex projects.
- WoodLab Consults: For those who have completed WoodLab 101 or other WoodLab classes, consultations offer personalized assistance in bringing your project ideas to life.
Engage in project-based workshops at MakerLabs, where you not only learn valuable skills but also create tangible, unique items. These workshops offer a hands-on approach to making, resulting in projects you can take home and showcase.
- Honeycombination: Build a wooden hexagon box with a lid using reclaimed wood, guided by real tools like table saw sleds and miter saws.