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Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall

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505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States

April 2019

3D Making Meet-Up

April 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Are you a 3D printing enthusiast? Never printed before and need advice? Meet up with other printers at the 3D Making Forum, an open-ended discussion and casual working session where you can give an update on your latest project, ask for advice, share your expertise, or get help with your first ever print. Open to any University of Minnesota student, staff member, or faculty member of any skill level from newcomer to master.

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3D Making Meet-Up

April 18, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
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One event on April 18, 2019 at 1:00 pm

Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Are you a 3D printing enthusiast? Never printed before and need advice? Meet up with other printers at the 3D Making Forum, an open-ended discussion and casual working session where you can give an update on your latest project, ask for advice, share your expertise, or get help with your first ever print. Open to any University of Minnesota student, staff member, or faculty member of any skill level from newcomer to master.

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July 2019

What is the Makerspace?

July 26, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register Online

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September 2019

What is the Makerspace?

September 4, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

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Virtual Reality Playtest

September 6, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come and try out the Makerspace's free VR headsets. Build and color in virtual worlds, learn anatomy and cell biology, act out plays, and climb mountains. Stop by or leave any time you like. Register now

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Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

September 9, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. (But feel free to bring a design if you have one!) Register now  

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Introduction to 3D Printing

September 13, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

So you've heard about the things you can do with 3D printing, but aren't sure what it is or where to start? This free workshop at the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace is for you. We'll go over the basics of how the 3D printers work, how to use them, how you make and find things to print. Finally, we'll do some real printing! This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design or printing, but all…

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What is the Makerspace?

September 16, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

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Get visible! Make your gear reflective

September 17, 2019 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Join us to make our clothing, bags, and gear more reflective. We've got a pile of reflective material, sewing supplies, safety pins, and glue. Drop in! All are welcome. Register now

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Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

September 18, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. (But feel free to bring a design if you have one!) Register now

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Paint the Bridge Stencil Making

September 23, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

For student groups who would like to cut stencils for their Paint the Bridge panel(s) in September. Includes a walk-through of the software needed to create the stencil, and how to operate the vinyl cutter. Stencil vinyl will be provided. You do not need a finished design file in order to attend. (But feel free to bring a design if you have one!) Register now

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Sticker Making with the Cricut Maker and Roland Vinyl Cutter

September 26, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Learn how to make stickers using a Cricut Maker or Roland Vinyl Cutter! This workshop will introduce you to sticker making using paper and vinyl. Register now

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What is the Makerspace?

September 30, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

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October 2019

Virtual Reality Playtest

October 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come and try out the Makerspace's free VR headsets. Build and color in virtual worlds, learn anatomy and cell biology, act out plays, and climb mountains. Stop by or leave any time you like. Register now

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Introduction to 3D Design

October 17, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

In this session we'll go beyond the basics of using 3D printing and learn a little bit about how to design your very own model that you can print. We will talk about how 3D design and printing work, use an easy tool (Tinkercad) to explore the concepts and design an object, and discuss other software programs and methods of making printable files. This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design, but all are…

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Introduction to 3D Printing

October 18, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

So you've heard about the things you can do with 3D printing, but aren't sure what it is or where to start? This free workshop at the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace is for you. We'll go over the basics of how the 3D printers work, how to use them, how you make and find things to print. Finally, we'll do some real printing! This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design or printing, but all…

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What is the Makerspace?

October 23, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

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Sticker Making with the Cricut Maker and Roland Vinyl Cutter

October 25, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Learn how to make stickers using a Cricut Maker or Roland Vinyl Cutter! This workshop will introduce you to sticker making using both paper and vinyl. Register now

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Introduction to 3D Design

October 28, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

In this session we'll go beyond the basics of using 3D printing and learn a little bit about how to design your very own model that you can print. We will talk about how 3D design and printing work, use an easy tool (Tinkercad) to explore the concepts and design an object, and discuss other software programs and methods of making printable files. This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design, but all are…

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November 2019

Virtual Reality Playtest

November 4, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come and try out the Makerspace's free VR headsets. Build and color in virtual worlds, learn anatomy and cell biology, act out plays, and climb mountains. Stop by or leave any time you like. Register now

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Bookbinding: Twig Journal

November 7, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Learn how to make a simple nature-inspired journal that you can use for sketching, journaling, or even class notes! Register now

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What is the Makerspace?

November 8, 2019 @ 10:00 am - 11:00 am
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

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Introduction to 3D Printing

November 11, 2019 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

So you've heard about the things you can do with 3D printing, but aren't sure what it is or where to start? This free workshop at the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace is for you. We'll go over the basics of how the 3D printers work, how to use them, how you make and find things to print. Finally, we'll do some real printing! This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design or printing, but all…

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Intro to Hand Lettering

November 13, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Learn to create beautiful calligraphy and script! Using basic markers and some calligraphy techniques, learn a variety of hand lettering techniques to spruce up your notes, planner, or anything else you write! No prior experience required, and materials will be provided. Register now

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Sticker Making with the Cricut Maker and Roland Vinyl Cutter

November 20, 2019 @ 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Learn how to make stickers using a Cricut Maker or Roland Vinyl Cutter! This workshop will introduce you to sticker making using both paper and vinyl. Register now

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What is the Makerspace?

November 22, 2019 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

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Advanced 3D Printing: Making Better Prints

November 26, 2019 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

All are welcome regardless of skill level and experience with 3D printing! Learn the fundamentals in more detail and increase the quality and quantity of successful prints. There will be time at the end for questions, 1:1 discussions, and hands-on learning. Register now

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January 2020

What is a Makerspace?

January 22 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have, and how you can use them. Register now

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Intro to the 3D printing

January 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

So you've heard about the things you can do with 3D printing, but aren't sure what it is or where to start? This free workshop at the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace is for you. We'll go over the basics of how the 3D printers work, how to use them, how you make and find things to print. Finally, we'll do some real printing! This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design or printing, but all…

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Virtual Reality Play Session

January 27 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Free

Come and try out the Makerspace's free VR headsets. Build and color in virtual worlds, learn anatomy and cell biology, act out plays, and climb mountains. Stop by or leave any time you like. Register now

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Sticker Making with the Cricut Maker and Roland Vinyl Cutter

January 31 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Vinyl sticker being applied to laptop

Learn how to make stickers using a Cricut Maker or Roland Vinyl Cutter! This workshop will introduce you to sticker making using paper and vinyl. Register now

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February 2020

Virtual Reality Play Session

February 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Man wearing VR headset and holding controllers

Come and try out the Makerspace's free VR Oculus Quest headsets. Build and color in virtual worlds, learn anatomy and cell biology, act out plays, and climb mountains. Stop by or leave any time you like. Register now

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What’s a Makerspace?

February 7 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Window of the Makerspace which says Learn. Make. Innovate.

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

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Intro to 3D Printing

February 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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a 3D printed anatomical heart

So you've heard about the things you can do with 3D printing, but aren't sure what it is or where to start? This free workshop at the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace is for you. We'll go over the basics of how the 3D printers work, how to use them, how you make and find things to print. Finally, we'll do some real printing! This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design or printing, but all…

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Valentine’s Day Sticker Making with the Cricut Maker and Roland Vinyl Cutter

February 14 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Make a custom sticker or card for your sweetie! This workshop will introduce you to sticker and card making using a Cricut Maker and Roland Vinyl Cutter. Register now

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Intro to 3D design

February 17 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Computer monitor displaying 3D design software

In this session, we'll go beyond the basics of using 3D printing and learn a little bit about how to design your very own model that you can print. We will talk about how 3D design and printing work, use an easy tool (Tinkercad) to explore the concepts and design an object, and discuss other software programs and methods of making printable files. This session is oriented towards beginners with little to no experience with 3D design, but all are…

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Advanced 3D Printing

February 21 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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3D printed heart

Get started using a robust 3D design program with this brief tutorial. We’ll go over the basics of Autodesk’s program Fusion 360, including navigation the interface and generating solid objects. You'll learn more about how to make something that you can print on a 3D printer yourself. We recommend that you bring your own laptop with Fusion 360 installed on it. The workshop "Introduction to 3D Design" is a recommended prerequisite. Register now

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Introduction to the Sewing Machine

February 25 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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This workshop will teach you the basics of using a sewing machine, from threading the needle to learning about stitch and fabric basics. We will also talk about using sewing patterns and finding easy beginner projects! Led by Lisa McGuire. Register now  

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Advanced 3D design

February 28 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Computer monitor displaying 3D design software

Get started using a robust 3D design program during this session. We’ll go over the basics of Autodesk's Fusion 360 software, including navigating the interface and generating solid objects. You'll learn more about how to make something that you can 3D print. We recommend that you bring a laptop with Fusion 360 already installed (available free online to students and hobbyists). The workshop "Introduction to 3D Design" is a recommended prerequisite. Register now

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March 2020

Sticker Making with the Cricut Maker and Roland Vinyl Cutter

March 2 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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vinyl sticker being applied

Learn how to make stickers using a Cricut Maker or Roland Vinyl Cutter! This workshop will introduce you to sticker making using paper and vinyl. Register now

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What’s a Makerspace?

March 5 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Bio-Medical Library Makerspace, 314 Diehl Hall, 505 Essex Street SE
Minneapolis, MN 55455-0334 United States
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Window of the Makerspace which says Learn. Make. Innovate.

Come by for a quick tour of the Bio-Medical Library Makerspace. We'll talk about what the Makerspace is, what tools we have and how you can use them. Register now

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