Makerspace

The Makerspace is a place where you can come to explore your creativity. Whether you are just looking to keep your hands busy with crafts or you are ready to build a virtual reality world, we have something for everyone.

What can you imagine?

Learn and Do

Software

Blender is the free and open source 3D creation suite. It supports the entirety of the 3D pipeline—modeling, rigging, animation, simulation, rendering, compositing and motion tracking, video editing and 2D animation pipeline.

Tinkercad is a free, easy-to-use app for 3D design, electronics, and coding. It's used by teachers, kids, hobbyists, and designers to imagine, design, and make anything! (free account needed)

Inventor is a professional-grade product design and engineering tools for 3D mechanical design, simulation, visualization and documentation. (academic account needed)

Cricut Design Space is a free software that is used to create and share projects for Cricut Maker. (free account needed)

Retina Engrave is a browser based laser control software.

  • username: maker@naz.edu
  • password: Laser!2020
Learn

3D Printing

Thomas Sanladerer - 3D printing basics (playlist)

Prusa 3D - basics-of-3D-printing (pdf)

 

Blender

Blender Guru - Donut tutorial (playlist)

tutor4u - Coffee Cup (older version of blender)

 

General

Captain Disillusion - CD/ (playlist)

 

Laser

Full Spectrum Lasers - tutorials (playlist)

Projects

Button Maker

  • A Drawing
  • Your Face, Your SO's Face
  • Best-Friend-Forever buttons

Cricut

  • Greeting Cards
  • Door Decorations
  • Vinyl Stickers

3D Printer

  • Key Chains
  • Personal Creations
  • Fidget Toy

Laser Cutter

  • Tile Coaster
  • Key Chains
  • Personalized Drinkware
  • Personalized Stemware 

Sewing/ Embroidering

  • Face Mask
  • Hair Scrunchie
  • Personalized Shirts

Tools Available

Button maker

Makes 58mm (2.28 inch) buttons

When preparing material for a button you’ll want two circles 2.75 inch for alignment in the button press and an inner 2.25 inch circle with your design. The space between the two circles becomes the edge of the button.button template.png

Cricut Maker

Cricut MakerCricut Maker

  • cuts: paper, card-stock, fabric, wood, vinyl, leather
  • tools: pen, knife, engraving, scoring, perforation
  • maximum work envelope 12x24 inches
Digital Creation

Adobe Creative Cloud

  • Photoshop
  • Illustrator

Blender

  • 3D creation suite
  • modeling, sculpting, animation& rigging, simulation and more...

Inventor

  • 3D CAD software
  • modeling, assembly, simulation and more...

Unity

  • real-time development platform
  • create 2D, 3D, VR & AR content
Jamboard

Jamboard

Jamboard

  • simple as a whiteboard, but smarter
  • 55-inch cloud-powered whiteboard
  • share ideas in brainstorms or lectures
  • real-time education and collaboration
  • full Google integration
Laser Cutter

Muse 3D

Muse 3D Vision Autofocus

  • 45 watt CO2 laser
  • work envelop 12 x 20 inches
  • cut, engrave and mark materials
  • auto focuse laser head
LEGO bricks

LEGO

LEGO® Large Creative Brick Box

  • 790pcs
  • 33 different colors
3D Printing

Ultimaker S5

Ultimaker S5

  • dual extrude nozzles allow multi color/material prints
  • build volume: 13 x 9.4 x 11.8 inches
  • layer resolution: 20 micron
  • colors: black, white, red

 

 

MakerBot Replicator

Makerbot Replicator+

  • build volume: 11.6 x 7.6 x 6.5 inches
  • layer resolution: 100 micron
  • colors: black, white, red, purple, yellow, green, etc.
3D Scanning

EinScan_SP

EinScan-SP 3D Scanner

  • minimum scan volume: 1.2 x  1.2 x 1.2 inches
  • maximum scan volume: 47 x 47 x 47 inches
  • capture speed: < 4 seconds per image
Sewing & Embroidery

Stylist_7258

Singer Stylist 7258 digital sewing machines

  • 100 Stitch patterns
  • Automatic needle threader

NQ1600E

Brother Innov-is NQ1600E embroidery machine

  • 198 Built-in designs and 11 fonts
  • 6" x 10" embroidery area
  • bring your own designs (.pes) 

Sample materials and thread available

Virtual Reality

Vive_Pro

Using Makerspace

What is a Makerspace?

A place for creative expression by making things.

Where is the Makerspace?

Wilmot Library room 108: Lower level of the library, near the tunnel entrance and the Technology & Media Service Desk (TMSD).

Who can use the Makerspace?

All Nazareth students, faculty and staff

Visiting the Makerspace

When visiting the Makerspace please sign in by scanning the QR code or use the link on this page.

Cost?

Free! Think prototyping, come use my materials to try out your ideas.

Can I use the Makerspace space and tools for my own projects?

Yes! That's exactly what the space is for!

I’m not sure how to start a project.

Come visit the Makerspace. We are always happy to help.

I think my professor could collaborate with the Makerspace.

Have a conversation with your professor. Then reach out.

Hours

Summer Hours

The Makerspace is closed for Summer 2024.