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The Edge, State Library of Queensland

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Upcoming Events

February 2018

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 3, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

Like all green plants, algae can do the magic of turning water and air into sugars, fats and proteins. And some algae, like Spirulina can do this in saline, alkaline water that will grow nothing else. If not for Spirulina, there would be no flamingos (and certainly not pink ones). Come and spend a few hours with our resident scientist as he shows you how to grown the green stuff at home. It’s all about the wet, slimy and microscopic,…

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Facility Induction: Recording Studio

March 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 Studio…

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Facility Induction: Laser Cutter

March 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 resource,…

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Facility Induction: Laser Cutter

March 4, 3:30 pm - 5:30 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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Cardboard Kaiju is in need of a plus one!

March 5, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Cardboard Kaiju is in need of a plus one! Last year we made a giant cardboard monster as a part of the life sized game; Cardboard Kaiju. That monster is still in the foyer and needs a plus one to attend a party! We need your help to design and make his mate. Interested in the design aspect? There will be a design session on Monday 5th March 6pm- 8pm Free, but please RSVP To find out more about what’s on…

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3D Printing is Not the End

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

  3D printing is the beginning, where you try and trial before doing something else with the shape. This workshop is all about that ‘something else’; vacuum forming, injection moulding, casting and other possibilities. This is not an Introduction to 3D printing. If that’s what you’re looking for, maybe checkout the 3D Printer Inductions we offer.  This is a perfect precursor to our Secular Hollow Chocolate Object workshop. Requirements. Participants must be over 16 years of age Please wear enclosed,…

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Facility Induction: 3D Printer

March 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 resource,…

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Facility Induction: 3D Printer

March 11, 3:30 pm - 5:30 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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Secular Hollow Chocolate Object Making

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

  Come and learn how to create custom hollow chocolate objects, from forming and creating the shape, to casting, tempering chocolate and finishing. No experience required. Select from our collection of objects, bring your own, or do the previous week’s workshop: 3D Printing is Not the End Requirements. For ages 16+ Please wear enclosed, flat footwear For more detailed information, please refer to our Booking Terms and Conditions. To find out more about what’s on offer at The Edge, read up on…

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Facility Induction: Soldering Iron

March 18, 1:00 pm - 3:00 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…

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Facility Induction: CNC Router

March 25, 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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