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Makers Digest 12/10/18

Upcoming Events

Monday, December 10

Seasonal Wreath Workshop - 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Create a festive wreath with fresh seasonal greens, fragrant eucalyptus and other materials, all of which will be provided. All you need is a pair of secateurs and a wire cutter. More

Tuesday, December 11

Stacking Rings - 6:00 - 9:30 pm
[Newmarket] Learn the basics of ring forming, ring blank sizing, and torch soldering. In this workshop, you'll create a set of rings that can be worn either individually or together as a stack. More

Illustrated Ornaments - 7:00 - 9:00 pm
Join illustrator Natalie Very B. in a fun session of creating the perfect set of holiday decorations. During class you will have a chance to choose from a variety of hanging ornament styles and express yourself by using acrylic paint on wood. More

Wednesday, December 12

Introduction to Woodworking - 1:00 - 4:00 pm
[Newmarket] This course will provide a comprehensive introduction to digital fabrication. Participants will take a hands-on approach to learn the skills required to take a concept from idea to a tangible physical item. More

DIY Small Leather Goods - Stocking Stuffers - 6:30 - 9:30 pm
Handcraft your own stocking stuffers as gifts. Students will have the option to create a variety of small leather goods; custom key chains, coin purses, cord tacos, tool rolls, leather trays, bracelets, cuffs and more. More

Robotics for Adults - 6:30 - 8:00 pm
Come in for a fun tech surprise as we explore coding and robotics. Program a Mbot usings color sensors, Ultrasonic and more. More

Thursday, December 13

Laser Cutting & 2D Design Workshop - 6:00 - 9:00 pm
This workshop is suitable for the absolute beginner and guides you through preparing your own vector graphic design file in Inkscape and setting up the machine for optimal laser cutting from start to finish. More

Photoshop 2: Masks, Filters & more - 6:00 - 7:30 pm
Learn how to use Layer Styles, Masks, Filters, Actions, Batch Automation and more. More

Friday, December 14

Lasers and Beer - 6:30 - 10:00 pm
[Newmarket] Enjoy 2 pints or flights of beer and design and customize your own unique item using our Epilog Laser. More

Holiday Chocolate Making Workshop - 6:00 - 8:00 pm
[Hamilton] Join us for our signature chocolate making workshop designed just for Christmas. During the class you will learn to make chocolates and truffles as gifts for your family and friends for the holidays. More

Saturday, December 15

Aromatherapy Bracelet Workshop - 2:00 - 4:00 pm
[Hamilton] Join us for amazing fun creating your own personalized aromatherapy bracelet from natural stones, lava rocks and all sorts of beads in many shapes, sizes and colours. More

Japanese Style Gift Wrapping - 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Modern Japanese Gift Wrapping is bright, colourful, crafty and unique, using fun paper techniques. Create beautiful packages for friends and family. Bring two small items to gift wrap. Cost includes materials. More

Tables are Tops Workshop - 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
[Guelph] Create your own enchanting table-top centerpiece. Enjoy the natural beauty and intoxicating holiday scent this festive arrangement brings indoors. More

Lathe Workshop - Woodturning introduction - 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Perfect for Beginners, this class will introduce you to use of a wood lathe. Get certified on our lathe and start making bowls, pens and all the round objects you desire! More

Sunday, December 16

Maker Club - 2:00 - 4:00 pm
[Markham] Explore the world of STEAM and join the Maker Club. Be an innovator and participate in hands-on activities guided by experts. You'll have the opportunity to work on creative projects, and get to use maker equipment. More

3 Hour Introduction to Pottery Wheel - 2:00 - 5:00 pm
Introductory session on the pottery wheel: demonstration and hand in the mud. More

Curated by Tara Wilkins of Camp Tech

Photos donated with love from Shutterstock

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