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The Edge, State Library of Queensland

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Upcoming Events

May 2018

(Analogue) Adventure Time!

May 26, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

This is all about old school board games, role playing games and games where people sit around a table without a computer in sight. Discuss theory, play some examples and take the first steps towards (maybe) creating something awesome. Join Dylan Shearer from Table Tyrant Games and Vault Games as he takes you through the do’s and don’ts of making your first tabletop game, as well guiding you through your first prototype build. This workshop will cover introduction and basics…

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Facility Induction: CNC Router

May 27, 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 resource,…

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June 2018

Dungeons & Dollhouses – Made of Ticky-Tacky

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

Dungeons & Dollhouses – Made of Ticky-Tacky *Please note that this is a two part workshop running on the 2nd and 16th of June 2018 Design and fabricate the custom dollhouse of your dreams using all the tools that The Edge has on offer. Walls, windows, furniture, a neo-gothic fantasy or a classical interpretation, make it your way over two weekends of making delight.  Techniques that will be covered: 3d modelling, printing and finishing laser cutting introductory electronics (with soldering)…

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Facility Induction: Recording Studio

June 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: Laser Cutter

June 3, 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 resource,…

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Adobe Photoshop: the Swiss Army Knife of Content Creators

June 7, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Adobe Photoshop is the king of raster graphics software. It is used to edit photographs, create digital illustrations, CD covers or even the next big internet meme. In this workshop you will get to ease into the world of Photoshop and its most used tools as well as noteworthy concepts such as layers, blending modes and filters. Photoshop is something that everyone should learn!

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Practical Furniture – Things You Actually Need

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

Practical Furniture – Things You Actually Need *Please note that this is a two part workshop running on the 9th and 23rd of June 2018 Furniture today is quickly going the way of fast fashion, with whole new interiors being pitched to us in flat pack guides, magazines and Instagram. In response to this trend, we imagine an adaptive piece of furniture that can be more than just tomorrow’s landfill. A piece of furniture that can be configured to a…

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Facility Induction: 3D Printer

June 10, 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 resource,…

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Illustrator for Small Businesses and Hobbyists

June 14, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Adobe Illustrator is the champion of the so called vector graphics editors and is used for designing things that can be applied anywhere, small or large, digital or analogue. Have you done the Laser Cutter induction and need some help getting your ideas digitized? Perhaps you’re looking to create a logo for your business or website. Maybe you’re just looking to create art for your games or animations? All of this is possible with Illustrator! Join this introductory two hour…

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Facility Induction: Sewing Machine

June 17, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Book and use the sewing machines 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: a CNC Router, Laser Cutter, 3D Printers, Hand Tool and 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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WordPress for Small Businesses and Hobbyists

June 21, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

WordPress is one of the most used tools to create websites on the internet and is a powerful, yet easy-to-use platform that anyone with basic computer skills can learn. Anyone can join but this workshop will focus on how small businesses, start-ups and hobbyists can make the best use of the tool. Over this two hour workshop you will learn the very basics of using WordPress and setting up your online presence. Our facilitator is an avid user of WordPress…

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Facility Induction: CNC Router

June 24, 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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