Fab Test Lab

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Fab Test Lab: Crochet 101

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 1:00 pm

In this class, we’ll start learning our way around a hook and yarn with the help of some very adorable cats. We will provide yarn, hooks, and a pattern, so all you need to bring is your fabulous self.   Space is limited due to the hands-on nature of the class, so you must register at bit.ly/labsclasses to reserve your spot.*
Picture of scattered crocheted cats on a wooden table

Fab Test Lab: Crochet 101

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 1:00 pm

In this class, we’ll start learning our way around a hook and yarn with the help of some very adorable cats. We will provide yarn, hooks, and a pattern, so all you need to bring is your fabulous self.   Space is limited due to the hands-on nature of the class, so you must register at bit.ly/labsclasses to reserve your spot.*
Laser cut diamond shapes

Fab Test Lab: Laser Cutter Certification

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 3:00 pm

Learn everything you need to know about creating files for the laser cutter and using the machine. This class will go over the basics of laser cutting, safety procedures and the required software (Adobe Illustrator). Students will then be required to design and successfully cut a simple .svg file. Previous knowledge of design software is recommended.  All students will need to complete a Fab Test Lab Safety Orientation before they can take this class.
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Fab Test Lab 101: Safety Orientation

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 6:00 pm

This class will serve as an introduction to the equipment available in the Fab Lab and how to be safe while using it. Completion of this orientation is required in order to sign up for most classes and certifications in the Lab. Please bring your library card and photo identification with you.
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Fab Test Lab: Sewing Machine Certification

Tuesday, August 20, 2019, 7:00 pm

This certification will teach you everything you need to know about using our sewing machines in the Fab Test Lab. Learn how to thread the machine, proper hand placement, and everything else you need to start sewing straight lines and curves. Space is limited due to the hands-on nature of the class, so you must register at bit.ly/labsclasses to reserve your spot.*
Laser cut diamond shapes

Fab Test Lab: Laser Cutter Certification

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 5:30 pm

Learn everything you need to know about creating files for the laser cutter and using the machine. This class will go over the basics of laser cutting, safety procedures and the required software (Adobe Illustrator). Students will then be required to design and successfully cut a simple .svg file. Previous knowledge of design software is recommended.  All students will need to complete a Fab Test Lab Safety Orientation before they can take this class.
ultimaker 3

Fab Test Lab: 3D Printing Certification

Wednesday, August 21, 2019, 7:00 pm

Learn how to use the Ultimaker 3 in an hour long class. After certification, you will be eligible to reserve time on the Fab Test Lab's 3D printers. Please arrive promptly at the start time of the class to ensure participation. Please note that a Fab Lab Safety Orientation must be completed prior to certification. 
Chuck Brown

GoGo: A Creative Cultural Experience

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 3:00 pm

The Fab Test Lab commemorates Chuck Brown, the Father of Go-Go on his birthday by creating DIY mosaics in his musical likeness, learning more about Go-Go, the official music of D.C. and vibing to the beat. 
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Fab Test Lab 101: Safety Orientation

Thursday, August 22, 2019, 5:00 pm

This class will serve as an introduction to the equipment available in the Fab Lab and how to be safe while using it. Completion of this orientation is required in order to sign up for most classes and certifications in the Lab. Please bring your library card and photo identification with you.
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Fab Test Lab 101: Safety Orientation

Friday, August 23, 2019, 1:00 pm

This class will serve as an introduction to the equipment available in the Fab Lab and how to be safe while using it. Completion of this orientation is required in order to sign up for most classes and certifications in the Lab. Please bring your library card and photo identification with you.

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