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(Members can get RFID card access outside of these hours to use the space.)

3001 West Superior Street Duluth, MN 55806 View Map

Mission: To offer the best sustainable multi-field cooperative workshop possible for our local artists, inventors, experimenters, teachers, learners (Makers!)

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Randys Table (Monday, Sep 9th - hg )

(Beginnings )
    Monday beginnings ! This is DMS member Randy, finishing his new table project with an epoxy top. Randy doesn’t have a background in woodworking, so he figured he’d start with a table. Gotta start somewhere ! Get creative this week !

Classes (Tuesday, Sep 3rd - hg )

(Share the knowledge !)
    Pictures from a skateboard ring making class hosted last week. If you are interested in teaching a class or have taught a class, the maker space needs your help. If interested please contact myself at with your idea or class. Thanks !!

Ian's Woodworking (Tuesday, Sep 3rd - hg )

(More fine Craftsmanship out of the Woodshop !)
    More fine work completed in @duluthmakerspace wood-shop by DMS member Ian! Keep up the creativity and keep making it happen!

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Oct 1st

Class: Inkscape Fundamentals: Level Up Your Custom Design (6:00pm-7:30pm)[$15]
Inkscape Fundamentals will cover the basics of vector design & editing with Inkscape. These skills will translate into more control over your designs for laser cutting & engraving, Cricut cutting, and CNC cutting.

Oct 2nd

Event: Demo Night! Embroidery Machine (6:00pm-7:30pm)
Free event open to anyone. Stop by the shop to see to this week's demonstration! Our members demonstrate products, machines, and techniques. Usually hands on opportunities and always fun.

Oct 3rd

Oct 4th

Class: Intro to the X-Carve CNC (6:00pm-8:00pm)[$23]
Learn how to run the X-Carve CNC router. You will be guided through designing a small project then learning how to set up the X-Carve to cut your project out of wood.

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Oct 6th

Class: Metalshop 101 (12:00pm-3:00pm)[$17]
Learn the safety guidelines and the basics of the machines in the metalshop. This includes the drill press, grinder, cut off saws and more.

Oct 7th

Class: Acrylic Painting Basics (6:00pm-8:00pm)[$30]
Learn to paint like the masters. Learn basic color theory and composition in a painting you can take away with you.

Meeting: Board (7:00pm-9:00pm)
Closed Board Meeting

Donations: Donate
Like what we're doing but have little time to be involved? Consider giving some funds.
Thanks go out to Christopher Kroll (who said: Refund for Donations) for giving $0 on 2017-12-31

Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: What is a MakerSpace?
A: A Cooperative Workshop, run like a fitness gym, where a monthly membership pays for shared access to tech tools, electronics, woodshop, metalshop, techshop, crafts, classrooms, fabrics, etc! Similar places have been sprouting up across the country. They are a real community asset driving innovation, education and cooperation. Our biggest asset is the other members.
Q: Who is running this?
A: A loose knit group of about 30 very enthusiastic member-volunteers who aspire to endlessly improve and creatively use our 11,000sqft building. Over half of the equipment is on loan or donated from members! The remainder is currently privately funded to keep us well stocked.
Q: How long have you been running?
A: We bought the building end of 2014, and volunteers have been tirelessly working on improving the space since then. We had our grand opening September 17th, 2016.
Q: Who is the place for?
A: All ages (18+ for non-class-based solo access), Women and Men, Anyone who is curious, who wants to learn new things from enthusiastic people. Anyone who is artistic or otherwise creatively inclined. Anyone who likes to create things but may not have room at home for all the various tools needed. Anyone wanting to take or teach classes on a wide range of subject matters.
Q: Do you have tool X or can you support hobby X at the shop?
A: If we do not already have the tools we will look into finding a way to integrate it into our offerings. We encourage you to help us gear up and teach the equipment! Our equipment list is helpful.
Q: I'm interested! What are ways I can be involved?
A: Come take a tour. Become a Member. Come volunteer working on space. Donate or lend some needed equipment or funds. Join our facebook page. Tell a friend. Come take a class. Anything is appreciated!

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