Maker Update

July 5, 2018

CNC Router Basics

jULY 9, 6-10pm

Learn how to cut or engrave on our PRO Series 60120 (5’x10′) CNC Router. This class will teach students how to set up, safely use, and troubleshoot common problems with the Wood Shop CNC. Learn how to format, upload and print your files, as well as how to set up a CNC and make sure it runs smoothly and safely. Successful completion of CNC Router Basics is required before members may rent time on the CNC.

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Non-Member: $148 | Member: $65

Plasma CNC Basics

July 11, 6-9pm

Cut steel and aluminum on our PRO Series Plasma CNC! This class will teach students how to set up, safely use, and troubleshoot common problems with the Metal Shop CNC. Learn how to format, upload and print your files, as well as how to set up a CNC and make sure it runs smoothly and safely. Basic design and file setup is covered, though this class specifically focuses on how to operate the Plasma CNC machine.

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Non-Member: $148 | Member: $90

INTRO TO SCREEN PRINTING

July 12, 6-10pm

 

The beauty of screen printing is that if something is flat you can print on it, including wood, metal, fabric, plastic and paper! It is a versatile medium used to quickly and cheaply make multiples of your artwork. Screen printing is fast-paced, fun, and can be either precise or experimental, depending on your goals as a maker. This class walks students through the creation of a two-color print from start to finish. Learn to coat and process screens and print posters. Students will walk away with several two-color posters, a solid understanding of the screen printing process, and a yearning to print a million things!

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Non-Member: $182 | Member: $109

 

MadeHere

MadeHere PDX Home

New Location opening July 13

MadeHere PDX is pleased to announce the July 13th launch of its fourth location, MadeHere PDX Home. Located on the ADX Portland campus at 1015 SE Stark St!  The new retail store will focus on furnishings and home goods. To celebrate the launch of this exciting collaboration, MadeHere and ADX and will host a launch event from 5-9pm on Friday, July 13th that is free and open to the public. The store will officially open on July 13 and will operate every day between 11am-6pm.

The store will feature products from over 35 local designers including prominent Portland brands including Krown Lab, Revolution Design House, The Good Mod, North Drinkware and emerging designers including Harkavy, Kagu, PDX Originals and Lagom Handmade. This is the first MadeHere PDX store to include only home furnishings.

Come check out the new location and incredible selection of home goods and furniture at the launch party!  Sample hors d’oeuvres featuring best-selling salts by Jacobsen Salt Co., Smores by Nineteen 27 S’mores and popsicles by Paletax PDX. There will also be a talk by Marc Wade of Ferrum Technologies discussing product info and technology of their carefully crafted kitchen knives. We hope to see you there!

 

ADX Community Sale

August 11, 9AM-2pm

ADX will be spilling out into our parking lot to bring you the goods! We have tools and materials that need new loving homes and we know you have some projects that could use a miter chop saw, or an orbital sander, or maybe a band saw! If you’re looking for finished products, ADX members will be showcasing their talents for handcrafted home goods, expertly made jewelry and so much more!

We encourage you to come for the fantastic finds and stay for a bite. Enjoy offerings from local food carts that will be set up ensuring you stay fed and hydrated while looking around. This event is FREE to attend and open to the community so bring some friends and head on over to ADX on August 11! We will be set up in the parking lot at the corner of SE Stark and 11th. Can’t wait to see you there!

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FABRICATION FINISHER

SEEKING SKILLED FINISHER TO JOIN THE FABRICATION TEAM

ADX is a hub for collaboration where individuals and organizations make and learn. By sharing tools, knowledge, and experience, we’re doing things better – working together. Our makerspace, learning center, and custom fabrication shop allow anyone to bring their idea to life. In our 24,000-square foot facilities, high-profile designers work alongside students, retirees share their knowledge with novice builders, and entrepreneurs collaborate with hobbyists.

The Fabrication Team is seeking a Finisher who will be responsible for tasks delegated to him/her by the Fabrication Manager and supported by the Fabrication Leads. This full-time position begins immediately.

Successful candidates have the ability to work independently, collaboratively, and creatively and are committed to supporting the growing community of makers at ADX.

To learn more details about this position check out our blog.

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