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WKSCH002: Laser Etched Wine Glasses: Make It a Date!

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a date at TechShop!

Etch glass using TechShop's laser cutting machine. You'll use a rotary attachment tool for the laser cutter, which allows you to etch designs into cylindrical items. Next, you'll observe as the laser etches your designs or initials onto your wine glasses. You and your date will leave with your very own personalized wine glasses that you can use during a romantic dinner for two.

This workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.

Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. If you want to make more customized items, check out our Laser Rotary Attachment SBU, offered regularly.

A mere $40 gets you and a partner a spot in these exclusive, limited-time workshops. Afterwards, take your newly created wine glasses to Bourbon Jacks for a free glass of house wine (limit 1 per person, evening of class only).

Only one person per couple needs to register.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Laser Etched Wine Glasses: Make It a Date! Saturday, 2/14/15 12:30 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $40.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Laser Etched Wine Glasses: Make It a Date! Saturday, 2/14/15 5:30 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
1 SEAT LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $40.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKSCH003: Vacuum Formed Chocolates: Make It a Date!

Celebrate Valentine's Day with a date at TechShop!

Make your very own chocolate and sweetheart chocolate mold using TechShop's vacuum forming machine. You will customize your sweetheart design using laser cut letters, then you'll use the vacuum former to make a food-safe plastic mold. Next, you will pour delicious molten chocolate into your finished mold. The best part? Enjoying your handmade chocolate heart! You and your date will each make a tasty chocolate creation and go home with a custom mold to use again later.

This workshop is open to both members and non-members of TechShop.

Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class. To learn more about vacuum forming, check out our Vacuum Forming SBU, offered regularly.

A mere $40 gets you and a partner a spot in these exclusive, limited-time workshops.

Only one person per couple needs to register.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Vacuum Formed Chocolates: Make It a Date! Saturday, 2/14/15 1:30 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
2 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $40.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    Vacuum Formed Chocolates: Make It a Date! Saturday, 2/14/15 6:30 PM 1.5 Hours 3 SEATS TOTAL
3 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $40.00, No Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $50.00, No Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKSCH012: Advanced Vinyl Cutter - Using Multiple Colors

Learn to make vinyl stickers with the vinyl cutter using more than one color at a time.

Use registration marks to make colors line up perfectly. Create amazing stickers or T-shirts after mastering this new technique. Bring an .eps file of a logo you would like to make for your project or choose to do the TechShop logo.

Prerequisites:


  • Required: WKS537: Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press SBU

  • Recommended: COM201: Adobe Illustrator for CNC; COM207: CorelDraw for CNC


Minimum age: 12

Supervision requirements: During class, all 12- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

When using the vinyl cutter outside of class time, 12- to 15-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

2 sessions currently scheduled:
    Advanced Vinyl Cutter - Using Multiple Colors Monday, 2/9/15 7:00 PM 1.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $45.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $55.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Advanced Vinyl Cutter - Using Multiple Colors Tuesday, 2/24/15 5:00 PM 1.5 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
5 SEATS LEFT
    * Member Sign Up $45.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    Non-member Sign Up $55.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
    * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
   
WKSCH013: Advanced Vinyl Cutter - Contour Cutting: Lifelike Wall Decals

In this informative, hands-on workshop, learn to use printable vinyl, the large format printer, the vinyl cutter, and FlexiSTARTER software to create lifelike wall decals.

Contour cutting makes it easy to design almost anything you can think of: pets, kids, cartoon characters, and more.

Project: Wall decal of TechShop energy drink

Prerequisites:


  • Required: WKS537: Vinyl Cutter and Heat Press SBU

  • Recommended: COM201: Adobe Illustrator for CNC; COM207: CorelDraw for CNC




  • Minimum age: 12

    Supervision requirements: During class, all 12- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

    When using the vinyl cutter outside of class time, 12- to 15-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

    Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

  • 2 sessions currently scheduled:
        Advanced Vinyl Cutter - Contour Cutting: Lifelike Wall Decals Saturday, 2/7/15 3:00 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
    3 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
        Advanced Vinyl Cutter - Contour Cutting: Lifelike Wall Decals Tuesday, 2/24/15 7:00 PM 2.0 Hours 5 SEATS TOTAL
    5 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $5.00 Materials Fee
        * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
       
    WKSCH016: Advanced Sewing - Decorative Pillow

    Are you ready to take your sewing projects to the next level?

    Learn advanced skills while making a beautiful decorative pillow. At the end of class, you will be able to calculate yardage, pattern match fabric, make cording, and insert an invisible zipper. Materials are included or bring your own fabric (1 yard) and coordinating thread to create a pillow that will perfectly match your decor.

    Project: Decorative pillow

    Prerequisites: Successful completion of TXL109: Basic Sewing Machines Safety and Basic Use (SBU) class

    Equipment access: None

    Minimum age: 12

    Supervision requirements: During class, all 12- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

    When using the sewing machines outside of class time, 12- to 15-year-old members must be accompanied and supervised by a parent or guardian who has passed the SBU.

    Safety: Closed-toed shoes are required.

    1 session currently scheduled:
        Advanced Sewing - Decorative Pillow Friday, 2/27/15 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
    4 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $15.00 Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $15.00 Materials Fee
        * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
       
    WKSCH019: 3D Printing Terrains

    Want to commemorate a hike, make a tribute to a favorite mountain, or give a unique gift? Try 3D printing terrains!

    In this workshop, learn how to import map elevation data and process it into an .stl-formatted file that may be printed on the TechShop’s MakerBot Replicator. At the end of class, you’ll be able to arrange a time to come into the shop and print your model.

    Project: Create a file to print 3D terrain. Return to TechShop to print.

    Prerequisites: None; however, successful completion of PRO103: MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printing SBU is recommended.

    Equipment access: None

    Minimum age: 12 years

    Supervision requirements: During class, all 12- to 15-year-old students must be accompanied by a parent or guardian who is also enrolled in the class.

    Safety: Closed-toed shoes are mandatory.

    1 session currently scheduled:
        3D Printing Terrains
    (3D Printing Terrains)
    Wednesday, 2/4/15 6:00 PM 2.5 Hours 8 SEATS TOTAL
    6 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $75.00 plus $10.00 Materials Fee
        * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.
       
    WKSCH022: Leather Roses: Make it a Date!

    Learn the basics of wet leather forming while working with a date to craft a leather rose. The design will be etched into the leather which you'll cut out, wet, shape, tool, dry, and then paint or stain!

    Come have fun with this alternative date night!

    Note: This is not a Safety and Basic Usage (SBU) class.

    Only one person per couple needs to register.

    **This class is a special workshop and is not redeemable with the Unlimited Class Pass.**

    2 sessions currently scheduled:
        Leather Roses: Make it a Date!
    (Leather Roses: Make it a Date!)
    Saturday, 2/14/15 1:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
    4 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $15.00 Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $70.00 plus $15.00 Materials Fee
        Leather Roses: Make it a Date!
    (Leather Roses: Make it a Date!)
    Saturday, 2/14/15 6:00 PM 2.0 Hours 4 SEATS TOTAL
    4 SEATS LEFT
        * Member Sign Up $60.00 plus $15.00 Materials Fee
        Non-member Sign Up $70.00 plus $15.00 Materials Fee
        * Membership is verified at the time of the class session. Be sure to bring your badge.