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The Edge, State Library of Queensland

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Upcoming Events

January 2018

Badge(duino)

January 20, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

  This is your introduction to Arduino, LED matrices and opportunity to create an awesome, a multi-functional LED display with dozens of applications. No experience required, though not being afraid of a soldering iron would be advantageous. For ages 16+ Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more. For more detailed information, please refer to our Booking Terms and Conditions. View our other…

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February 2018

How do you Design Think?

February 3, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

  Design Thinking has transcended the hipster and become a mainstay of learning, designing and generally making. This is your practical, hands-on making introduction with experts that know what they’re talking about. No experience required, just bring with you an open mind and willing hands.   Would you like to know more about Design Thinking… check out this video from our neighbours at the, Asia Pacific Design Library. For ages 16+ Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find…

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Facility Induction: Recording Studio

February 4, 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…

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Facility Induction: Laser Cutter

February 4, 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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Dungeons and Dollhouses – 10-by-10 Foot Room

February 10, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

  Dungeons and Dollhouses – 10-by-10 Foot Room *Please note that this is a two part workshop running on the 10th and 24th of February 2018 Make your tabletop game look awesome with 3D terrain off of 3D printers, CNC machines and laser cutters. A lot of different strokes for different folk and if none of this makes sense to you but sounds fascinating; come and see. This workshop includes facility inductions to the CNC routers (small) and the laser…

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Facility Induction: 3D Printer

February 11, 1:00 pm - 3:00 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…

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This Is Not (Your) Incubator

February 17, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

  Starting-up is hard, and getting relevant advice is even harder! Come and spend a few hours with successful entrepreneurs and hear from them advice, hard-eared insights and practical how-to’s to tackling start-up culture. No experience required, an idea is optional but curiosity is essential. For ages 16+ Before you book, please read our Short Courses FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more. For more detailed information, please refer…

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Mushroom Madness

February 17, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Mushroom Madness Uncover how mycelium, fungi and an assortment of other useful mushrooms can be used for things other than eating. Work with scientists and artisans to work with living materials in new and innovative ways. To grow your creations, you’ll need a container, so make sure you bring a few with you to the workshop. Almost anything goes: glass jars, old biscuit tins, plastic takeaway containers, bowls, plates and even pots to make a plant plot. Bring a few…

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Facility Induction: Sewing Machine

February 18, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Facility Induction: CNC Router

February 18, 1:00 pm - 4:00 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…

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Facility Induction: Laser Cutter

February 25, 1:00 pm - 3:00 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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March 2018

Open Wetware

March 2, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

  Open Wetware It’s all about the wet, slimy and microscopic along with the tools to look, explore and play and play. This is not biological finger painting; it’s an introduction to the worlds of wet sciences and new thinking. No experience required. Requirements. Participants must be over 16 years of age Enclosed, flat footwear must be worn at all times Please register for an Edge Account before you arrive. You will need an account to complete the induction, assessment and make…

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