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State Library of Queensland The Edge

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Stanley Place The Edge
South Brisbane, 4101 Australia

Past Events

October 2018

Fun Palace 2018

October 6, 2018, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Everyone’s a scientist, everyone’s an artist! Roll up your sleeves and get stuck into a one-day-only celebration of arts and sciences, learning, play, and adventure on Saturday 6 October. Fun Palaces are about all of us making things together: a public event where arts and sciences meet. Inventors, researchers, artists, performers, storytellers, and adventurers from across the community will gather to share their skills and let you show off your talents. Spend the whole day making art with a twist.…

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November 2018

Facility Induction: Laser Cutter

November 4, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Book and use the laser cutter for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. Please note, completion of the induction does not guarantee availability of the equipment, as it is subject to demand. 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,…

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Facility Induction: Laser Cutter

November 4, 2018, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Book and use the laser cutter for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. Please note, completion of the induction does not guarantee availability of the equipment, as it is subject to demand. 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,…

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Cardboard Kaiju tabletop fabrication session

November 5, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Facility Induction: Recording Studio

November 11, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Book and use the Recording Studio for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. Please note, completion of the induction does not guarantee availability of the studio, as it is subject to demand. 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…

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Facility Induction: 3D Printer

November 11, 2018, 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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Adobe Photoshop: the Swiss Army Knife of Content Creators

November 15, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 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! BOOK HERE

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Facility Induction: Recording Studio

November 18, 2018, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm

Book and use the Recording Studio for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. Please note, completion of the induction does not guarantee availability of the studio, as it is subject to demand. 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…

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Facility Induction: Soldering Iron

November 18, 2018, 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 then…

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Cardboard Kaiju tabletop fabrication session

November 19, 2018, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Illustrator for Small Businesses and Hobbyists

November 22, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 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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Illustrator for Small Businesses and Hobbyists

November 29, 2018, 6:00 pm - 7:30 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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December 2018

Festive Bling: Laser Cut Christmas Jewellery

December 1, 2018, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

You might have heard (or seen) that we have a laser cutter in the Fabrication Lab. This piece of machinery is one of our favourites; it’s fast, incredibly precise and can (with some imagination) create beautiful items, from jewellery and wallets, to lampshades and signage. In this four hour workshop we’ll take you through the process of making festive acrylic laser-cut jewellery, from design to finished pieces. Keep them for yourself, or give them as beautiful gifts, hand-made with love.…

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Cardboard Kaiju 2.0 Tabletop Game

December 1, 2018, 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Free tabletop game experience Cardboard Kaiju 2.0 is on the home stretch – and we want you to come and play! So, what is this Cardboard Kaiju? Cardboard Kaiju 1.0 was a project that we delivered at The Edge in 2017 and now in 2018 over the past three months. There have been game development sessions, design and fabrication sessions and sound and animation sessions with young people. All these sessions have been heading towards creating a game that can be played…

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Facility Induction: Recording Studio

December 2, 2018, 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

December 2, 2018, 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm

Book and use the laser cutter for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. Please note, completion of the induction does not guarantee availability of the equipment, as it is subject to demand. 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,…

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Facility Induction: Laser Cutter

December 2, 2018, 3:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Book and use the laser cutter for free, once you’ve successfully completed your induction. Please note, completion of the induction does not guarantee availability of the equipment, as it is subject to demand. 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,…

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Festive Bling: Laser Cut Christmas Jewellery

December 8, 2018, 10:00 am - 2:00 pm

You might have heard (or seen) that we have a laser cutter in the Fabrication Lab. This piece of machinery is one of our favourites; it’s fast, incredibly precise and can (with some imagination) create beautiful items, from jewellery and wallets, to lampshades and signage. In this four hour workshop we’ll take you through the process of making festive acrylic laser-cut jewellery, from design to finished pieces. Keep them for yourself, or give them as beautiful gifts, hand-made with love.…

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Facility Induction: 3D Printer

December 9, 2018, 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: Sewing Machine

December 16, 2018, 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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