Craft Studio Classes
Laser Engraver/Cutter 101
Learn safety and the basic operation of the laser engraver/cutter to cut, etch, and engrave your designs in a variety of materials: Wood, Metal, Acrylic, Leather, Glass, Fabric and more. This class is required for use of the laser engraver/cutter. Want to learn more about Corel Draw the design software used for laser engraving? See: Corel Draw for the Laser Engraver (Minimum Age 14)
Box Making 101
Required to use the BoxCenter box-making machine. Learn packaging industry terminology and practices, popular box styles and how to use the hot glue and tape to construct boxes.
NEW!! Bring a G-code file to make cardboard items with cuts and bends in any directions, including circles and arcs as well as the process to make a simple curved shape from a drawing. (12 and Up
Vinyl Cutter 101
Learn the basic set up of the Vinyl Cutter. Set up pre-made vector line art, alignment of vinyl roll, weed your cut vinyl, mask it, and apply your graphic to a surface. Feel free to bring USB with vector file. This class is required for use of the vinyl cutter. OPTIONAL: $2.50 - 3M Plastic Squeegee available for purchase upon class check in. (Minimum Age 14)
Advanced Box Making
In this advanced class, learn how to use the BoxCenter to add, combine options to basic boxes to make complex, specialized, sophisticated boxes and other items from corrugated.
Most of the class time will be using features in V-Carve Pro to import, simplify and properly format a G-code program to make free-form objects with cuts and bends including circles and arcs with the BoxCenter. Each student will have the opportunity to make a few items. (12 and up