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Workshops are a chance for you to create something new, whether it be a robot, a social media strategy or a pumping electro beat. You may be lstarting from scratch or applying old skills in a new way, but in either case you’ll have something unique to show for it at the end of a workshop.

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August 2018

Get Lit!

August 4, 9:00 am - 12:00 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 three hour workshop we’ll show you how to use Adobe to design objects which are then ready to be cut or etched on the laser. At the end of the workshop you’ll walk…

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Mushroom Madness

August 11, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

There is a lot more to fungi than mushrooms and there a lot more you can do with them besides making soup. Mycelium — the roots of a fungus that you never usually see — can be used as a sort of living cement, turning sawdust or coffee grounds into objects that are light, white, sturdy and biodegradable. Work with scientists and makers to mix and mould your own mycelium creations: bowls, plates, lampshades and drink coolers. Bring your own…

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Designer Dollhouses

August 18, 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

  Designer dollhouses (two sessions) *Please note that this is a two part workshop running on the 18th and 25th of August 2018 Imagine, 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, create it your way over two weekends of making delight. Techniques that will be covered: • 3D modelling, printing and finishing • laser cutting • introductory electronics…

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