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Idea Lab Equipment

Learning New Equipment

3D Printers

Create three-dimensional objects using 3D modeling software. Learn more on our 3D Printing Maker Guide.

Related Fees:

3D Filament

  • PLA.............$0.10 per gram
  • PLA PRO....$0.15 per gram
  • PVA............$0.25 per gram

Certification Class

To use the 3D printers you must complete our Learn to 3D Print class. You can take the class online here.

Submit a Print

To submit a 3D print job after having taken the Learn to 3D Print class, please use our Submission Form.

What can you make?

  • Cookie Cutters, Keychains, Ornaments
  • Models, Figures
  • Containers, Organizers, Stands

Design Computers

The Idea Lab design computers can be reserved for one hour time slots. Each computer has a variety of creative software to help you with your next project. 

Software:

  • Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Cura
  • Audacity
  • Blender
  • HP Click
  • MediBang Paint
  • Sculptris
  • VinylMaster
  • Microsoft Office 2016

Related Fees:

Printing

  • $.10 a page for black and white
  • $.25 a page for color

What You'll Need:

You need a flash drive to save your work, or an email account to send it to.

What can you make?

  • Edit video, music, and photos
  • Create websites, signs, etc
  • Design 3D printed objects

Cricut Maker

Cricut Maker gives you the freedom to make everything from paper crafts and iron-ons to vinyl decals using a free software. Learn more on our Cricut Maker Guide.

Related Fees:

  • Vinyl................................$0.50 per 12"x12" sheet
  • Heat Transfer Vinyl…….$0.75 per 12"x12" sheet
  • Transfer Sheets.............$0.50 per 12"x12" sheet
  • Cardstock......................$0.25 per 8.5"x11" sheet

What You'll Need:

A Cricut Design Space account or a valid email to create an account.

What can you make?

  • Stickers
  • Iron on Decals
  • Greeting Cards
  • Stencils

Large Format Printer

Our large format printer will print high quality, large format prints up to 36 inches by 72 inches in size using easy to learn HP Click software.

Related Fees:

Price, before tax, is determined by the length of print. The width of paper used for any print is always 36”.

  • 0-12” $5.00
  • 13-24” $10.00
  • 25-36” $15.00
  • 37-48” $20.00
  • 49-60” $25.00
  • 61-72” $30.00

What You'll Need:

A file saved as one of the following formats: JPEG, PDF, TIFF or HP-GL/2

What can you make?

  • Posters
  • Banners
  • Maps

Sewing Machine

Bring fabric to life with our two Husqvarna Viking Sewing Machines.

What You'll Need:

Bring any thread, fabrics, notions, and patterns that you’ll need for your project.

What can you make?

  • Pillows, Blankets, Quilts
  • Clothing, Accessories
  • Bags, Pouches

Vacuum Former

Make molds fast with our Mayku Vacuum Former. It works well with 3D printed objects to create prototypes for your next idea.

Related Fees:

  • $1.00 per 9 1/2" X 9 1/2" sheet

What can you make?

  • Molds for chocolate, resin, soap or plaster.

Button Maker

Make a button to market a brand, promote a cause, or show off your own creativity. Button size: 2 1/4"

Related Fees:

  • Buttons………..............$0.25 per button
  • Black & White pages....$0.10 per page
  • Color pages..................$0.25 per page

 

Laminator

Protect your documents or preserve a memory with our laminator. 

Related Fees:

  • Lamination Pouch...........$1.00 per pouch 
  • Printing Black & White....$0.10 per page
  • Printing Color pages.......$0.25 per page

Maker Kits

Maker Kits are items and projects you can check out and take home with you. We currently have the following Maker Kits available: