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#makerparty: 3D Printing, Laser Cutting, woodworking and more!

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Maker Depot

60 Commerce Way

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Totowa, NJ 07512

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Welcome to the second Maker Party here at @Maker Depot, New Jersey's largest Makerspace!

This February we will be hosting our free event with lots of giveaways, education, games, VR and lots of things to do! Agenda is as follows!

Doors Open at 1:00 pm. This event is Free to attend for any and all audiences. It is also child-friendly so if you want a day out with your kids and want them to foster #STEM learning! This is it!

Light snacks and beverages will be available all day long. If you are interested in sponsorship, please email us at hello@3ducators.org.

2:00-3:00 - Registration, tours, Opening notes and raffle!

Track 1: 3:00-4:00 - Intro to 3D Printing

  • In this session, we will be talking about how 3D Printing can foster innovation. We will be covering the basics such as: how to get started with 3D Printing, what are the materials, what programs to use and how to 3D Print anything, anytime, anywhere.

  • Key Takeaways: Your own 3D Printed Design. a cool 3D Printed Keychain

  • Activity attendee Limit: 10

  • General Attendee Limit: 20

Track 2: 3:00-4:00 - Intro to Wood CNC

  • A CNC (Computer Numerical Control) machine is a subtractive manufacturing tool, which you can use to make things amazing cutouts from wood and more! In this session, you will learn how to cut materials like wood, acrylic, and foam using our in-house Shopbot CNC machine.

  • Key Takeaways: A cool little CNC'd robot

  • General Attendee Limit: 30

Track 1: 4:00-5:00 - Intro to robotics

  • Robots are fun, cute and let us be honest: there is a lot we can learn from them! In this session, you will learn the basics of electronics and robotics. We will look at some quick computer programs, some key hardware that can help you get into developing a robotics solution asap.

  • Key Takeaways: Lots of learning!

  • Activity Attendee Limit: 10

  • General Attendee Limit: 20

Track 2: 4:00-5:00 - Intro to Laser Cutting

  • Did you know that there is a machine that can cut and etch materials like wood and acrylic to shape, size, artwork and more! In our facility, we have two big named laser cutters from Epilog and Boss. We will be teaching you how to cut and etch wood to make a cool design.

  • Key Takeaways: A laser cut trinket for you to take away!

  • Activity Attendee Limit: 15

  • General Attendee Limit: 15

Track 1: 5:00-6:00 - Intro to web and app development

  • Have you ever wondered how websites and apps are made? Maybe you have a child that wants to get into programming, this is one of the coolest sessions you would not want to miss because that is exactly what we will be teaching the crowd!

  • Key Takeaways: Lots of learning!

  • Activity Attendee Limit: 10

  • General Attendee Limit: 20

Track 2: 5:00-6:00 - Intro to Soldering

  • Soldering is one of the easiest things you can do in Electronics, we will be teaching our attendees how to solder and create their own mini robot! Fun for kids and people of all ages

  • Key Takeaways: Take home a Mink robot!

  • Activity Attendee Limit: 30

Track 1: 6:00-7:00 - Intro to Photography

  • Everyone has a phone with a great camera, some people also have great cameras! In this session, we will talk about how to use your camera skills professionally! We will additionally be sharing the use of different software like Lightroom and photoshop!

  • Key Takeaways: Lots of learning!

  • Activity Attendee Limit: 30

Track 2: 6:00-7:00 - Intro to Metal CNC

  • Working with Metals is cool, imagine if you had a project and needed to manufacture something in metal. We will be sharing how to make things using metals such as aluminum and stainless steel.

  • Key Takeaways: Lots of learning!

  • Activity Attendee Limit: 10

  • General Attendee Limit: 20

7:00-9:00 - Game Night

  • Join us for some board games, VR, and a lot more at the end of the day at our Maker Party!

  • Featuring this month and all day long is BattleRoller! The upcoming Kickstarter game is an RPG where you get to design and 3D Print your own character and play a board game with it! You can learn more about battleroller at https://battleroller.com.

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