Maker Lab Workshop-“Intro to Laser Cutting” Coming to Oak Forest Center

Collage of Marker Lab at OFC

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL–South Suburban College’s Maker Lab, located at the Oak Forest Center, is presenting a workshop designed to introduce “makers” to laser cutting on Saturday, November 9th from 12-2:00 p.m.

Makers will be introduced to 2D design using Inkscape and Corel Draw software. The workshop will teach different processes such as raster, engrave and cut. Makers will receive instruction in safe operation of two different laser cutters, including rotary tool applications and using a variety of materials such as wood, metal, leather, cardboard, cardstock, glass and plastics.

The class fee is $25.00 with a single fee available for a parent-child team. Participants ages 8 and up are welcome; under 12 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. The class will be located in Room 5130 at the Oak Forest Center–16333 Kilbourne Oak Forest, IL.

Register on Eventbrite from https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ssc-laser-cutting-workshop-part-1-tickets-79040033869 to reserve your spot. Payment will be accepted by check at the workshop. For more information, please email dcampbell@ssc.edu or call 708-596-2000, ext. 3256.