Services in the Makerspace

three 3D models inside a black and blue 3D printer

Active Brock students, faculty, and staff have access to our knowledgeable Makerspace staff.  Book time with us so we can help bring your ideas to life.

Makerspace Stats 2020

Completed Print/CNC Jobs

PPE Assembled and Delivered

Face Shields Printed

Book time with us to get support with making your designs print/carve ready.

  1. Let us know what model or design you are working on and would like help with through our Request Support form below. 
  2. We’ll follow up via email and help walk you through the process. 
  3. Then recommend a service where you will be able to bring your creation to life

We have a variety of 3D printers in the Makerspace that tackle different forms of printing and provide a range of quality models for prototyping.

Filament Printing: Higher durability, Faster production

Resin Printing: Higher detail and precision, Smoother textures

MaterialCost Per g/ml
Resin$ 0.25
Specialty Filament - ABS / TPU$ 0.15
PLA Filament$ 0.10

If you would like to bring your own material here is a link to a list of acceptable materials  by Inventables.

Use Easel to create your personal design to share with us to produce with the Carvey.

Buying a material purchases the whole material. So ensure your design fits the space provided.

MaterialDescriptionDimensionsCost
Printed Circuit Board1/16"6 x 6$3.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"6 x 6$3.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"4 x 12$3.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"6 x 12$3.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"8 x 12$6.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"8 x 12$6.00
High Density Polyethylene1/4"8 x 12$6.00
Acrylic1/4"8 x 12$7.50
Medium Density Fibreboard1/4"8 x 12$2.00
Medium Density Fibreboard1/2"8 x 12$2.00
Medium Density Fibreboard1/4"8 x 12$2.00
Maple3/4"6 x 12$8.00

Laser cuts cost $0.25 per minute with additional fees based on material and width.  Below is an example of a laser cut and the cost. If you would like to bring your own material here is a link to a list of acceptable materials.

The Laser Cutter can only work with vector-based jobs (ie Cutting). Engraving jobs are unavailable. 

Buying a material purchases the whole material. So ensure your design fits the space provided.

MaterialWidthDimensionsCost
Birch1/8"12" x 20"$10.00
Birch1/8"8" x 12"$6.00
Birch1/8"6" x 6"$1.00
Acrylic1/8"12 x 20"$15.00
Acrylic1/8"8" x 12"$7.50
Acrylic1/8"6" x 6"$1.50

Video Lab

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Audio Lab

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Learn How

From workshops to simple questions, the Makerspace is here to help expand your horizons and explore several different technologies. Individuals or classes can register for workshops or contact us via email.

Curious about 3D printing? Let us tell you more. Do you want to learn how to design 3D models? It’s easier than you think. Join us to discover what 3D models you can design and print in the Makerspace. 

Producing your own podcast is easier than you think, spend some time with us and we’ll show you!  

You’ve captured your raw footage and now it’s time to hit the editing room. Learn helpful techniques to shoot quality video, and with our access to creative editing suites and powerful computers, you can get started on turning your footage into a film. 

Learn the basic considerations for taking good pictures and enjoy a friendly introduction to the power of DSLR cameras. 

Take woodworking to the next level! Design your custom creation using Easel, a free and easy to use web-based software. 

Ready to express yourself? Take advantage of our Makerspace music production tools, software and expertise.

Arts and Crafts has never been easier! Check out the Cricut, another of our cutting machines, and learn the basics of the Cricut Design Space, a free, easy-to-learn, cloud-based design software

Explore our catalog of loanable equipment made available to you by the Makerspace. For 3 days, try out anything from cameras to mics, Arduino to mobile VR, and more!

Join us on a tour of our Makerspace! Learn all there is to know about what technology we have and how you can get started.

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