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Makerspace Hours
Monday 1:30 to 5:30
Tuesday to Thursday 3:30 to 8:30
Friday 1:30 to 5:30
Saturday 11:00 to 5:30
Sunday 1:00 to 5:00
Closed Sundays May 20 thru Sep 2

 

Gather to work on projects while sharing ideas, equipment, and knowledge with other community makers. Explore textiles, electronic and laser cutting, robotics, soldering and 3D printing in the Makerspace. With such a selection of innovative equipment you will want some technical training – and we are happy to help with courses that will build your skills in technology and beyond. The Makerspace is a hands-on learning environment designed for people of all interests – so come prepared to discover and watch your passions take flight.

Equipment Terms of Use

This document explains the terms of use for equipment in the Makerspace and Creative Studios at Idea Exchange.

Please print, read and sign the Old Post Office User Agreement and Assumption of Risk, Release and Indemnity Agreement. Please bring both documents with you to the Old Post Office location in order to use the equipment for the first time. All members must complete these forms to gain access to the Makerspace and Creative Studios.

Makerspace Guides

A great place to start your maker journey is familiarizing yourself with basic guides and tutorials of the equipment available in the Makerspace. Regardless of whether you are a novice just starting out or an advanced user in need of a refresher, these guides will walk you through the equipment so you will be up and running in no time.

While most of the equipment can be used and understood in a short time, it is also extremely powerful, ready to be taken as far as your imagination allows. From prototyping and 3D modeling, to robotics, to laser cut signage, the Learn More section will help you take the next steps in your making.  Here you will find additional resources, inspiration, and learn advanced techniques to take your skills even higher.