ROOT (Rudimentary Operation of Tools)

Rudimentary Operation Of Tools (ROOT) classes will teach you how to correctly and safely use the equipment at the hackerspace. These classes can generally be taken in any order, and require no prior skills or experience. Once you have successfully passed a ROOT class, you are cleared to use that equipment on your own. (Of course, you can always ask us for help!)

Sewing Basics

Sewing Basics

ROOT (Rudimentary Operation of Tools)

Learn how to sew and get comfortable with a sewing machine (bring your own or use ours) by making a pillow to take home.

No upcoming classes.
Laser Basics

Laser Basics

ROOT (Rudimentary Operation of Tools)

This class will show you how to safely operate our laser cutter. Members must take this class for unsupervised use of the laser.

No upcoming classes.

Skill Classes

These are development courses for specific tools and typically involve learning a new skill while creating something. They are typically a single session, and you may or may not need to bring your own materials.

Intro to Knitting

Intro to Knitting

Skill Classes

Learn the basics of knitting and get comfortable with knitting needles by making a cozy beanie!

No upcoming classes.
Intro to Crochet

Intro to Crochet

Skill Classes

Learn the basics of how to crochet by making a simple potholder!

No upcoming classes.
Intro to Soldering

Intro to Soldering

Skill Classes

An introduction to through-hole soldering, because every good hacker should know how to solder.

No upcoming classes.

Workforce Development

Intro to CNC Machining

Intro to CNC Machining

Workforce Development

Learn how to make ideas come to life and manufacture those creations on a CNC machine!

No upcoming classes.

Workshops

Workshops are guided project builds, and you will generally walk away with something you made. They can run as a one session event or through multiple sessions for more involved projects. You may or may not need to bring your own materials or additional tools.

Laser Cut Edge-Lit Acrylic Display

Laser Cut Edge-Lit Acrylic Display

Workshops

Gain familiarity with the laser cutter by designing and zappin' out your own edge-lit acrylic display.

No upcoming classes.

We're big fans of hands-on project-based learning, because there's no better way to learn than to do.