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Makerspace

Providing hands on access to technologies for DIY making and collaboration

 

Book an online consultation by emailing dmc@ucalgary.ca.

Who can access the Makerspace?

Only currently affiliated students, faculty and staff of the University of Calgary may gain access to the Makerspace. Anyone may visit the Makerspace during our open hours to see example projects and learn more about our equipment and services.

 

Orientation

An orientation is required for anyone wanting to access the Makerspace. The orientation has two parts: the first is a short virtual tour, the second is a web-based quiz. You must successfully complete both components in order to access the makerspace.

Take the online orientation

Tours

Interested in a tour of this space for your class or group?

 

Book a tour

3-D Printing

We offer both DIY and full service options. Learn more about DIY options below.

Request full service print job

Where is the Makerspace located?

Lab NEXT

 

Hours

Monday to Friday 12:00PM to 4:00PM

Saturday & Sunday Closed

 

3D Printing

3D Printing

Make your own three-dimensional object in almost any shape from a 3D model. Use our DIY printer in the makerspace or request a full service 3D print job.

Cricut Vinyl Cutter

Cricut Vinyl Cutter

Design and print shapes and letters using our vinyl cutter.

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Carvey CNC Milling Machine

Carvey CNC Milling Machine

An entry-level, fully enclosed desktop CNC milling machine that you can use to create 3D carved objects out of materials like wood, plastic, wax and foam using digital designs. It is set up with a PC in the makerspace so that you can import images and set up your milling job on the spot.

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Laser Cutting Service

Laser Cutting Service

Submit designs to be laser cut by library staff on birch or acrylic.

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Raspberry Pis

Raspberry Pis

A credit-card sized computer that is helpful for learning about programming and computer science. We can supply a wireless keyboard/mouse and screen for use with the Pis.

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Arduinos

Arduinos

Arduino is an open-source hardware development board that is programmed with a simplified, easy-to-learn programming language. We can supply you with a laptop for use with the Arduino.

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Sewing and Embroidery

Sewing and Embroidery

Create your own embroidery design using our software or use one of the preset designs to embellish wearable technology or garments that you’ve created yourself.

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Jed Baker

Jed Baker

Digital Media & Network Coordinator