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Wood Working 101
In Wood Working 101 you will learn the basics of Fine Furniture making as well as all of the safety procedures and policies of the Lab and all of our Wood Working Equipment
Wood Working 201
In Wood Working 201 you will learn more advanced techniques in Fine Furniture making as well as Furniture Design, pricing out your project as well as creating a Bill of Materials Sheet
Intro into CNC Routing
In our Intro into CNC Routing, you will learn the basics of our Cad Design Software called Aspire. You will learn to create simple objects and shapes and incorporate text into these designs and then you will move onto learning the Basics, Setup and Safety as well as running a file on the CNC Router
Intro into Laser Etching
In our Intro into Laser Etching class you will learn the basics of Corel Draw. Here you will create a design using shapes, text and other image tools, then moving into setting up the parameters for the Laser Engraver and then onto setting up your material and etching your design
What is FireStarter?
A little bit about us
FireStarter Fab Lab is designed for custom digital fabrication and contains all of the tools necessary to rapidly conceptualize, digitize, fabricate, and assemble a wide range of physical projects. Our 7000 square foot facility houses the following: Computer Lab space with CAD/CAM software; Conference Area Classroom with presentation equipment; Multi-Function Space that includes CNC machinery, meeting spaces, project assembly spaces; Machine Room including CNC machinery, power tools, and hand tools; Fully functioning woodworking space. Our Capabilities Include: Photopolymer 3D printing; Fused Deposition 3D printing; Laser Cutting and Engraving; Large and Small scale 3 Axis Machining; Vinyl and Film Cutting; 3D Scanning; Circuit Fabrication, Assembly, and Testing.