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    • Thursday, October 17, 2019
    • 6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Digital Fab Shop, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 4

    Non-Members: $65 / Members: $52

    This class will introduce students to the basic concepts of 3D scanning and the editing software available for different projects they may undertake in the MakerSpaceCT facility.
    Students Will Be Able To:

    • Scan an object and use a 3D editing program and
    • Be able to use that skill to be able to develop a prototype of it with a laser cutter or 3D printer


    • Friday, October 18, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 0
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    General Admission: $99 / Members: $79

    Learn the basics of welding in the introductory class! Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. This class is geared towards students with no prior experience, however, you should be comfortable working with power tools.

    • Saturday, October 19, 2019
    • 10:00 AM - 4:30 PM
    • Digital Fab Shop, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
    • 3
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    General Admission: $99 / Members $79

    Join MCT's Laser Expert Pat Carroll for an all-day crash course in CorelDRAW, the premiere software for design for Laser Cutters and Engravers, including MCT's Laser Engraver. Participants will be introduced to the basics of design for laser work, including creation of shapes, text, and images, and importing and manipulating designs from other software packages. 

    You do not have to be a MakerspaceCT member to attend, but all students must sign up online and pay tuition to attend this class.

    PLEASE NOTE: Makerspace is an 18+ only facility.

    (1 Sessions; Max. Class Size: 9)
    Prerequisite: Intro to Laser Engraving with Pat Carroll or reach out to scott@makerspacect.com if you may have equivalent experience.


    • Thursday, October 24, 2019
    • 6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Digital Fab Shop, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 5
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    General Admission: $65 / Members: $52

    This class will introduce students to the basic concepts of 3D Printing and the software available for projects they may undertake in the MakerSpaceCT facility. In this course, students will learn:

    • Safety Rules and Guidelines.

    • Design capabilities and limitations of 3D Printer.

    • Intro to software.

    • Tuesday, October 29, 2019
    • 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
    • 5
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    Non-Members $65 / Members $52

    Come and learn how to use a commercial pattern, choose the right fabric for your project, and pick up a few sewing tips. You'll learn about (and try!) different seams and hem finishes. You'll also learn when and how to use the sewing machines and serger in the MCT Textiles workshop. Bring fabric and a pattern if you have them and the instructor will help you get a handle on starting your project (not required). No experience necessary.

    • Friday, November 01, 2019
    • 5:30 PM - 9:30 PM
    • 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 6
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    General Admission: $99 / Members: $79

    Learn the basics of welding in the introductory class! Get a step-by-step intro into fusing metals with MIG and stick welders. This class is geared towards students with no prior experience, however, you should be comfortable working with power tools.

    • Tuesday, November 05, 2019
    • 6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Digital Fab Shop, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 5
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    General Admission: $65 / Members: $52

    Participants will be introduced to the Arduino Microcontroller, its Development Environment, basic programming syntax, and a variety of inputs and outputs.
    In this course, students will (either themselves or with a partner):
    • Install and configure the Arduino Development Environment (ADE) on Windows, macOS, or Linux.
    • Configure ADE to communicate with an Arduino UNO microcontroller over a USB serial connection.
    Write a series of simple programs to retrieve inputs (switches, potentiometers, sensors) and send outputs (LEDs, buzzer, display).


    • Thursday, November 07, 2019
    • 6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Digital Fab Shop, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 6
    Register

    Non-Members: $65 / Members: $52

    This class will introduce students to the basic concepts of 3D scanning and the editing software available for different projects they may undertake in the MakerSpaceCT facility.
    Students Will Be Able To:

    • Scan an object and use a 3D editing program and
    • Be able to use that skill to be able to develop a prototype of it with a laser cutter or 3D printer


    • Thursday, November 14, 2019
    • 6:15 PM - 8:45 PM
    • Digital Fab Shop, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT
    • 6
    Register

    General Admission: $65 / Members: $52

    This class will introduce students to the basic concepts of 3D Printing and the software available for projects they may undertake in the MakerSpaceCT facility. In this course, students will learn:

    • Safety Rules and Guidelines.

    • Design capabilities and limitations of 3D Printer.

    • Intro to software.

    • Tuesday, November 19, 2019
    • Wednesday, November 20, 2019
    • 2 sessions
    • Computer Lab, 960 Main Street, Hartford, CT 06103
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    General Admission: $99 / Members $79

    Participants will be introduced to the Raspberry Pi Microcomputer, GNU/Linux, MIT Scratch, basic python code, and basic inputs and outputs. Students Will Be Able To: • Install the Raspberry Pi operating system to a microSD card for the Pi. • Configure Raspberry Pi to communicate with the local network, configure basic security settings, and explore the Raspbian operating system. • Understand the basic hobbyist and educational applications of the Raspberry Pi, especially in comparison to things like the Arduino platform. • Import a python library for GPIO (General Purpose In/Out) communication and write some basic code examples. • Explore the web applications of a raspberry pi, including setup of a simple web server.

Past events

Tuesday, October 15, 2019 Make a Reusable Grocery Bag with Rebecca Reinbold
Thursday, October 10, 2019 Intro to CAD Design and Drafting with SolidWorks - Part 1
Tuesday, October 08, 2019 Intro to Laser Engraving / Cutting with Pat Carroll
Friday, October 04, 2019 Intro to Welding with Kurt Kellerstedt
Tuesday, October 01, 2019 Sewing Meetup
Thursday, September 26, 2019 Photogrammetry with 3DF Zephyr with John Harris
Wednesday, September 25, 2019 Intro to Laser Engraving / Cutting with Pat Carroll
Tuesday, September 24, 2019 Intro to MasterCAM with Rick Lawton
Friday, September 20, 2019 Intro to Welding with Kurt Kellerstedt
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Intro to Raspberry Pi
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Make a Reusable Grocery Bag with Rebecca Reinbold
Saturday, September 14, 2019 Intro to Laser Engraving / Cutting with Pat Carroll
Thursday, September 12, 2019 Learn 3D Printing with John Harris
Friday, September 06, 2019 Intro to Welding with Kurt Kellerstedt
Friday, August 23, 2019 Intro to Welding with Kurt Kellerstedt
Thursday, August 22, 2019 Intro to SolidWorks - Part 2
Thursday, August 22, 2019 TRANSFORMING MANUFACTURING: Future Job Prospects and Innovations in 3D Printing
Wednesday, August 21, 2019 Learn 3D Printing with John Harris
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Intro to Laser Engraving / Cutting
Tuesday, August 20, 2019 Intro to SolidWorks - Part 1
Saturday, August 17, 2019 Introduction to Blacksmithing with Paul Spirito
Thursday, August 15, 2019 Learn 3D Scanning with John Harris
Tuesday, August 13, 2019 Intro to Web Development with Bootstrap
Friday, August 09, 2019 Intro to Welding with Kurt Kellerstedt
Wednesday, August 07, 2019 TIG Welding Basics with Amy Howroyd
Tuesday, August 06, 2019 Sewing Basics with Rebecca
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Intro to MasterCAM
Tuesday, July 30, 2019 Sewing Basics
Monday, July 29, 2019 Learn To Solder with Drew Gates
Monday, June 17, 2019 Into to Blender
Tuesday, June 11, 2019 Intro to Web Development with Bootstrap
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