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MakerSpace

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A place for creativity, technology, and exploration! 

Auburn's Maker Space is located within the new Auburn Community & Event Center at
910 9th Street SE in Les Gove Park.

Equipment within the space includes:
Epilog Helix Laser Printer, MakerBot Replicator 3D Printer, FormLabs Form 2 Resin 3D Printer, Brother Sewing and Embroidery Machine, Silhouette Cutter, Xbox Kinnect Scanner and a variety of hand tools.

Download the Current Open Make Schedule (PDF) 


DID YOU KNOW... The Maker Space now offers privateParty Party parties!!!  

Choose from a wide variety of projects and mediums.  Perfect for Ladies Night Out, scot groups, birthday parties, or just a group of friends!  Parties include a party host/project instructor, all materials, and exclusive use of the Maker Space and it's equipment.  Parties are available for a range of group sizes and ages.  2 hours, up to 6 people, $160.  3 hours, 7-10 people, $230.  For more information and to register call 253-931-3043.


 

STEAM Tweens - Registration Now Open!

Gear up this Spring for the most exciting after-school class around! Is your kid a maker? A tinkerer? An artist? An aspiring inventor or engineer? Join us at the Auburn MakerSpace on Mondays and/or Thursdays from 5:00-7:00 PM!
Ages 7-12  Fee: $40/$50 per workshop.Steam_Logo

  • Birds, Bugs & Bees- It's time to explore how birds build nests, how bees build hives, how ants build colonies and more in this exploration of the Burbs and the Bees.  We'll even talk to a real bee keepers about honey bees and why they are so important.  Mondays, September 17-October 8.
  • LEGO Land- This workshop is all about LEGOS!  Different LEGO crafts and challenges each week.  World cities, robots and drones!  Thursdays, September 20-October 11.
  • LED Lit Personalized Wall Sign- Create your own Epilog Laser etched Plexiglas LED lit sign, complete with a personalized and stained wooden base.  Mondays, October 22-November 12.
  • Up! Up! and Away!- Everything rockets!  Learn how they are powered, what they're used for, and even design, build and launch your own!  Thursdays, October 25-November 15.
  • Masterpiece Makers- Explore a new medium each week, easel painting, found object sculpture, art through technology and more!  Keep your creations or give them as gifts.  Mondays November 26-December 17.
  • Future Film Makers- Lights, camera, action!  Imagine, design, and edit your own short movies!  Learn the ins and outs and movie making through directing, producing, and editing!  At the end of the week take home a DVD copy of your movie!  Thursdays, November 29-December 20.

Little STEAMers- New Classes Start Soon!Little_Steamers_Sand

Check out full program schedule on the pre-school page!

The Maker Space is open for mini makers!  Kids ages 4-6 and their parents are invited to try out the new Mini Makers workshops where kids will use their imaginations and get hands on in building, creating and making!  Mini makers will combine Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts & Math to create fun projects to take home.
Ages 4-7  Fee: $10/$13


Make & Take Projects!

Come make with us!  All materials are included!

  • Coffee Tumblers- Love to take your coffee on the go?  Check out this class and personalize your own stainless steel coffee tumbler.  Friday, September 28, 6:00-8:30 PM.  Ages 13 & up. $20/$25.
  • Laser Etched Cutting Boards- Customized cutting boards are back!  If you Painting_Womanare looking for a great gift for the holidays or just want to treat yourself to a beautiful décor piece this is the class for you!  Friday, October 5, 6:00-8:30 PM.  Ages 13 & up.  $25/$32.
  • Jewelry Making- Don't miss out on our first leather earring class!  This is a great way to have fun and make something you can show off to your friends!  Friday, October 26, 6:00-8:00 PM.  Ages 13 & up.  $25/$32. 
  • Workout Tanks- Lacking motivation? Make your own inspiration tank top and work out!  Or just wear it around the house or with your favorite pair of jeans!  Choose from many designs and colors.  Friday, November 2, 6:00-8:00 PM.  Ages 13 & up.  $20/$25.
  • Mom & Me Holiday Ornaments- Nothing is better during the holidays than spending time with the ones you love, especially the little ones!  In this class you and our child will be able to make art together to hang on the tree and remember for a lifetime.  Friday, November 30, 6:00-8:00 PM.  Ages 4 & up.  $20/$25.Laser Cut Tree 2
  • Laser Cut Winter Tree- Make an 8" tall winter tree that can stand on a tabletop.  Participants will use Inkscape software to generate shapes to personalize their tree.  Once the design is complete, the design will be cut out using the laser cutter.  This is a great introduction for beginners to learn about laser cutters!  A basic understanding of computers is required.  Saturday, December 15, 10:00 AM-1:00 PM.  $25/$32.

For a complete list of upcoming project workshops, check out our brochure (PDF), see our Facebook pagelinks to external site or view the full list of activities.

Register online or by phone at 253-931-3043.