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Now Open!
Limited Availability

Please schedule a visit by submitting a consultation request

Located in Selden Market next to the Slover Library, the Maker Studio is a brand-new space with a wide range of maker technology. Patrons can discover new ways to create using 3D printing, laser cutting, sewing, and more. We offer free access on our 4 high-end modeling workstations to SolidWorks and CorelDraw, as well as self-service use of Maker Studio equipment after completing the required orientation.

Resources

Patrons may use Maker Studio equipment by reservation after the required orientation, and 3D print orders may be submitted to staff to print at their discretion. The studio supplies materials at variable costs, and we allow bringing your own materials to use with staff approval. Contact the studios for more information.

3D PRINTING – Create high-quality 3D prints in a wide range of material, including PLA plastic, wood, and resin.

3D SCANNING – Handheld 3D scanning for small to medium sized parts and artifacts.

LASER CUTTING – Laser Cutter and Engraver for creating beautiful, complex designs with a variety of media.

SINGER SEWING MACHINES – Design and create clothes, costumes, and other textile projects.

SOLDERING IRONS AND EQUIPMENT – Design and build electronic circuits.

◘ CAD PRINTING AND PLOTTING – High-quality, wide-format printing for architectural drawings and sewing patterns.

Technologies

◘ Ultimaker 2+ Fused-Deposition Modeling (FDM) 3D Printers

◘ Ultimaker 3 Extended FDM 3D Printers

◘ Makerbot Replicator FDM 3D Printers

◘ Formlabs Form 2 Stereolithography (SLA) Printers

◘ Creaform Go!SCAN 20 & Go!SCAN 50 3D Scanners

◘ Universal Laser Systems PLS 4.75 Laser Cutter & Engraver

◘ Singer Sewing Machines, Sergers, and Embroidery Machines

◘ Soldering Irons

◘ Ricoh WC2201 36” Wide-format Plotter

◘ Dell Precision Desktop and Mobile Computer Workstations

◘ SolidWorks 3D Computer Modeling software

 

757-431-7443 | sloverstudios@norfolk.gov

STUDIO HOURS:
Please schedule a visit by submitting a consultation request