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CATalyst Studios: Maker Studio

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Welcome to the Maker Studio!

Student making something with circuits

Play and build with circuits.

Student watching the 3D printer print.

Prototype & 3D print.

Industrial sewing machine + a dress with fake fur cape.

Sew and embroider.

Cut and engrave.

Green Screen Podcasting Room

Record video & audio

What is it?

The Maker Studio is a collaborative space and community for inquiry, creative endeavors, and lifelong learning. We encourage students to re-envision their research through the use of cutting-edge technologies and by collaborating with interdisciplinary experts.

What can I do there?

The Maker Studio features numerous fabrication tools, including laser cutters, 3D printers, sewing machines, vinyl cutter, cnc router and cnc mill, microcomputers, and more.

Get certified at one of our weekly training sessions.


Laser cutter

Laser cutter

Model: Epilog FusionPRO 48 (2 machines)

Learn more about the laser cutter
Tutorial: Using the Laser Cutter

Vinyl cutter                     

Vinyl cutter

Model: Roland CAMM-1 GS-24

Learn more about the vinyl cutter
Tutorial: Using the Vinyl Cutter

Cricut maker

Cricut maker

Model: Cricuit Maker

Tutorial: Using the Cricut Maker

FDM (Fused Deposition Modeling) - 3D Printers          

Learn more about 3D Printing at CATalyst Studios

Tutorial: Using the 3D Printer

Models: Zortrax M200 (5 machines), Ultimaker 3 (3 machines) & 1 Zortrax M300+


Resin - Inverted SLA 3D Printing    

Models: Form2 (Inverted SLA (Stereolitography) Photopolymer Resin) & Wash/Cure Station

Models: Form3 (Low Force Stereolithography (LFS)™ Technology- Formlabs) & Wash/Cure Station

CnC router

Tutorial: Using the CnC Router

CnC mill

Tutorial: Using the CnC Mill


Embroidery sewing machine

Tutorial: Using the Embroidery Sewing Machine

Janome sewing machine

Tutorial: Using the Janome Sewing Machine

Singer serger sewing machine

Tutorial: Using the Singer Serger Sewing Machine

Industrial sewing machine

Tutorial: Using the Industrial Sewing Machine


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