i3Detroit 10th Anniversary Open House

i3Detroit is 10 years old this year! On Sunday, March 24, 2019, we will be hosting an Open House from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM to celebrate. The event is free to the public and will feature tours and demonstrations of woodworking, machining, 3D printing, sewing, electronics, injection molding, leatherwork, ceramics and glasswork, laser cutting and robotics.

Sewing 101: Can I Even Machine?

If you’ve got the bare basic knowledge, come learn how to use one of our basic sewing machines. Learn how to thread and clean the machine, read the manuals, and a variety of stitches that you can use with any project — and how to push your skills further. Suggested donation to Sewing Zone of $5 includes supplies for a sewing “sampler.”

 

Wednesday, February 6 @ 7:30 in the classroom.
Six Max, Members get preference.
Guests must be accompanied by a member.
RSVP on Eventbrite.

Sewing 099: I Know Nothing

Learn the basic ideas behind sewing and textile/garment construction. Includes basic stitches, fasteners like buttons and snaps, and cutting techniques. You get supplies for a sewing “sampler.” Suggested donation to Sewing Zone $5. 

Tuesday, February 5 @ 7:30, Classroom
Guests must be accompanied by a member.
RSVP on Eventbrite.

Ceramics Class at i3

 

New Member Rebecca is giving our first class in Ceramics.  This is a beginning class working in clay. Student will learn how to handle clay and the tools used. Students will make a simple vessel, which will be dried and fired in the i3 kiln. Objects made in this class will be dried and fired for 15 days after class and can be picked up after that time.

6 student max. Members Only. No charge.

Saturday April 18  1-4PM  in the Classroom.

Enroll in Ceramics Class

Laser Cutter Training

i3detroit’s two laser cutters are the most used large tools in all of our makerspace.  The things you can make with computer controlled sheet stock cutting (wood, plastic, cardboard, cloth) is limited only by your imagination.

As a member of i3detroit you can use our laser cutter 24/7, but we require that you complete two training classes prior to operating it.

On Tuesday, December 26 @ 7-9PM we will be offering a training class on the laser cutter.   Members Only.  Space is limited to six slots.

This training counts for one of the needed 2 training sessions for authorization to use the Laser Cutters. Registration closes 24 hours prior to class.

Pre-registration is required for class.  Registration closes 24 hours prior to class.  To register, go to our listing in Eventbrite.

 

December 26 training with Terry.

January 11 Training with Matt