Woodworking

Our woodworking facilities and nationally known instructors are unsurpassed in the region. You can learn how to make anything, from furniture to home decor to product prototypes, all using traditional tools or state of the art equipment

Luthier Program

The Fab Lab's extensive luthier program combines old-world craftsmanship with the latest technologies.  You can receive basic through advanced instrument building instruction, as well as participate in our summer intensive and certificate programs..

Metals

From welding to CNC machining, our metals program gives you access to the tools and techniques used in modern machine shops. Learn CAD/CAM from our expert instructors, build prototypes for your business, or take your hobby to the next level.

Discover the NCC Fab Lab, one of the premier maker spaces of its kind in the country.

 

Open to the public, we offer extensive instruction and resources for education, business, and individuals.

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Learn something.  Make something.  Be inspired.

Electronics & Audio
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Want to learn basic electronics, create a printed circuit board, or work with Arduino microcontrollers?  Want to record a song, or learn about digital audio hardware and software?  Make the Fab Lab your first stop.

3D Printing & Lasers

The Fab Lab has the latest 3D printing and laser cutting/engraving technologies.  If you are an artist, engineer, architect, student, or hobbyist, you'll find the software and equipment here to bring your ideas to life.

Plastics

Enter the fascinating world of plastics, where you can create prototypes, artwork, duplicates, or zombie masks.  Learn resin casting, injection molding, vacuum forming, extrusion, and more.

Design

We offer classes and consulting in the most commonly used 2-D and 3-D design and modeling software, including AutoCAD, Fusion 360, SolidWorks, Corel Suite, and MasterCAM.

Graphics & Textiles

The Fab Lab has the tools for all your branding needs, including banners, vinyl cutting, thermal & UV printing, and laser engraving. Textile facilities include industrial sewing machines and computer embroidery.

For Entrepreneurs

The Fab Lab has virtually everything you need in one place to learn how to design and build prototypes. We also offer classes and consulting in design, entrepreneurship, business startup, and manufacturing processes.

For Educators
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Whether you are an industrial arts teacher, teaching student teachers, or setting up a maker space in your school, the Fab Lab specializes in group and individual instruction for educators to help meet their goals.

For Kids

The Fab Lab offers many opportunities for kids 12 and up, including the summer Horizons for Youth program, customized instruction for school classes and clubs, and discounted parent-child enrollment in selected courses.

For You

The Fab Lab runs over 100 scheduled classes each semester, along with on-demand classes and one-on-one instruction.  Plus we offer very low rates and memberships that let you fully utilize the lab for your own business or personal projects.

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