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The Edge, State Library of Queensland

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Upcoming Events

November 2017

The Edge Book Club // The Walking Dead

November 27, 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

The Edge’s first book club series was such a wild success, that we’ve decided to offer Part II. Sticking with the not your average book club style, we’d like to introduce you to the POP CULTURE Book Club!

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Facility Induction: Laser Cutter

November 29, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book and use the laser cutter for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction.   The Edge’s open access Makerspace and Fabrication Lab provides the equipment and tools for your curiosity and imagination to come alive. In the basement you’ll have access to a range of resources and equipment including: CNC Router, Sewing Machines and Overlockers, 3D Printers, Hand Tools, Soldering Irons, Vinyl Cutters and more! To gain access to this equipment, successfully complete a safety induction on your chosen…

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December 2017

Facility Induction: Recording Studio

December 3, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Book and use the Recording Studio for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. The Edge’s Recording Studio provides access to near-professional equipment and specialist software for recording, mixing, editing and mastering. Recording studio hire is free; however you first must complete a Recording Studio induction, which runs approximately once every three weeks. The costs for the induction session are: $150 for those with no Pro Tools experience: this three hour session will include an introduction to the Recording Studio…

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Facility Induction: 3D Printer

December 6, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book and use the 3D Printers for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. The Edge’s open access Makerspace and Fabrication Lab provides the equipment and tools for your curiosity and imagination to come alive. In the basement you’ll have access to a range of resources and equipment including: CNC Router, Laser Cutter, Sewing Machines and Overlockers, Hand Tool, Soldering Irons, Vinyl Cutters and more! To gain access to this equipment, successfully complete a safety induction on your chosen resource,…

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DIY Vacuum Former Workshop

December 9, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

3D printing is just the beginning, the gateway to all things additive and subtractive in the DIY manufacturing space. Join The Edge team and explore the new frontier, building your very own vacuum former to make new and interesting things with. Belt buckles, chocolate moulds, packaging and so much more. Build one, own one, and do awesome things with it for Christmas (or as a gift). It is an awesome opportunity to recycle all those plastic milk bottles! Experience: Nope,…

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TwinDeck Drawing Machine Workshop: Magic from mathematics

December 10, 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Guilloche patterns are the swirls and curls you find on the front of banknotes, the back of expensive Swiss watches and underneath Spirograph wheels. In this workshop you’ll assemble a machine that uses two turntables and a pantograph to create an intriguing variety of these mesmerising patterns, all powered from a standard USB socket – something a little like this. Mathematics, art, and making combine to produce a unique Christmas gift, or a new holiday pastime. Experience: Nope, none required,…

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Facility Induction: CNC Router

December 13, 5:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Book and use the CNC Router for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. The Edge’s open access Makerspace and Fabrication Lab provides the equipment and tools for your curiosity and imagination to come alive. In the basement you’ll have access to a range of resources and equipment including: Laser Cutter, Sewing Machines and Overlockers, 3D Printers, Hand Tools, Soldering Irons, Vinyl Cutters and more! To gain access to this equipment, successfully complete a safety induction on your chosen resource,…

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Facility Induction: Soldering Iron

December 13, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Book and use the soldering irons for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. The Edge’s open access Makerspace and Fabrication Lab provides the equipment and tools for your curiosity and imagination to come alive. In the basement you’ll have access to a range of resources and equipment including: CNC Router, Laser Cutter, Sewing Machines and Overlockers, 3D Printers, Vinyl Cutters and more! To gain access to this equipment, successfully complete a safety induction on your chosen resource, and then…

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DIY MIDI Controller Workshop

December 16, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Making digital music is awesome and making it with controllers is even more awesome but they’re expensive magical boxes no one understands. At The Edge, we want to change that and pull the curtain back on an open source, DIY solution to create awesome controllers for you or the ones you love. Soldering, Arduino, buttons and Abelton; it’s not going to get much better if any of that makes sense to you. Experience: Some experience with soldering required, everything else…

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