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The Edge, State Library of Queensland

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Upcoming Events

August 2018

Facility Induction: CNC Router

August 26, 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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September 2018

Block Battle Bots

September 1, 2:00 pm - 5:00 pm

Please note this is a three part workshop happening on 1, 8, and 15 September, leading into a championship tournament to be held at the Fun Palace event on 6 October. Come and learn how to combine $60 worth of electronics with Lego to build the ultimate battle robot. Kits will be provided for onsite use only, or you can buy your own to take and make it at home. Over three weeks ·Design and build your own extreme fighting…

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Facility Induction: Laser Cutter

September 2, 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

September 2, 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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(Analogue) Game Design

September 8, 1:00 pm - 5:00 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: 3D Printer

September 9, 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

September 9, 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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Facility Induction: Recording Studio

September 16, 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: Soldering Iron

September 16, 1:00 pm - 4:00 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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Facility Induction: CNC Router

September 16, 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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The Dark Art of Ant Husbandry

September 22, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

There are about a million ants for every human on the planet, but their private lives are usually hidden and mysterious. Making your own formicarium is a way to observe, learn and form a meaningful relationship with these ubiquitous neighbours. Ants are low-maintenance pets that will not chew up your shoes and thrive on an inexpensive diet. Learn what types of ants thrive in captivity (and where to get them), how to keep your colony happy, and build them a…

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Facility Induction: CNC Router

September 23, 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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Desktop Moss Wall

September 29, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

According to NASA, plants in your office workspace can remove pollutants common in indoor air like formaldehyde, as well as providing oxygen and increasing your happiness. Moss is an excellent candidate for this job, because it does not need much light or any soil, can survive drying out and grows slowly without dropping leaves.  In this workshop, you will build yourself a desktop moss wall, add moss, and make your workspace a healthier and happier place to be. GENERAL INFO.…

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Facility Induction: CNC Router

September 30, 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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