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Sharpen an existing skill or discover your next favorite hobby. Rekindle your curiosity, learn more about something that sparks your interest, or check out a new subject you know nothing about (yet). Our calendar is full of new experiences just right for you. Looking to host your own event at the Idea Foundry?

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March 23

March 25

March 26

Mar 26 | 6:30-8:30PM

Orientation: Vacuum Former

Vacuum forming allows you to heat and stretch plastic over a dimensional object to create molds or production parts.  From prototyping, to custom molds, to cosplay and textured panels, vacuum forming can be a versatile machine for production-quality fabrication or hobby.

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Mar 26 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Full Spectrum Laser

Our 80-watt Full Spectrum laser cutter & engraver expands your cut size options with a larger bed size (appx 48" x 36") and a pass-through Y-width, allowing advanced users to create repeating patterns of indefinite length. 

Learn More

March 27

March 28

Mar 28 | 6-8:30PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

March 29

March 30

Mar 30 | 2-4PM

Maker Kids: Optical Illusions (Ages 5 -15)

Lead by
Alyssa Wunderlich

This is a drawing class that will go into depth about the key artistic elements that make optical illusions possible so that we can learn to make our very own.

Please see note below.

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April 01

April 02

Apr 2 | 6-9PM

Orientation: Stained Glass Tools

Learn the basics of working with stained glass.  You'll create a window hanging while learning how to cut, grind, and solder glass for your future projects. 

Great For

Learn More

Apr 2 | 6:30-9:30PM

Women's Beginner Woodworking: Basic Powertools

Want to learn how to safely use some basic tools around the woodshop for projects or home improvement? Look no further than this student Q&A lead class!

 Eric Lanese

Great For

Learn More

Apr 2 | 6:30-10PM

Welding & Plasma Cutting Orientation: Cast Shadow Lantern

Use tools in the welding and metal shop to create your own design for a lantern in this intro to welding class!

Casey Bradley

Great For

Learn More

April 03

Apr 3 | 6-10PM

Skill Builder: Tree of Life Necklace

In this class you will learn and use wire wrapping techniques to produce your very own unique tree of life pendant from scratch.

Instructor Lee Mash

Great For

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Apr 3 | 6:30-9:30PM

Skill Builder: Glue-ups & Finishing - Hardwood Charcuterie Board

Wow your guests by serving bread and cheese on a charcuterie board made by you using glue-up and sanding techniques!


Tool Clearance

  • There is no tool clearance on Idea Foundry tools in this class

Learn More

April 04

Apr 4 | 6-9PM

Orientation: Trotec Laser Cutter and Engraver

Get started on our 120-watt Trotec laser, a versatile tool for cutting materials like wood, acrylic, fabric, paper and cardboard, and engraving materials such as wood, acrylic, metals, and glass.

Learn More

Apr 4 | 6:30-9:30PM

Wood Lathe Orientation: Bottle Opener or Bottle Stopper

This class will teach you the basics of how to use a lathe as you make either a bottle stopper or a bottle opener

Skills Toolbox

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Apr 4 | 6:30-9:30PM

Project Lab: Anodized Jewelry

This class is an introduction to anodizing niobium and titanium for jewelry. Anodizing is an electrolytic process that builds an oxide layer on the surface of a metal. Anodizing niobium and titanium produces a range of attractive colors without dyes or paints.

Learn More

April 05

Apr 5 | 1-8PM

Intro to Wood Carving II, Moving Parts, Captive Ring

Apprehensive about trying those old “whittlin' tricks"? Don't be! In this class, students will learn to carve a free-moving captive ring from a single block of wood.
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April 06

Apr 6 | 2-4PM

Maker Kids: Walk Like Yourself (Ages 7-12)

Lead by
Heidi Madsen

The clown nose is the smallest mask in the world. It doesn't hide you; rather it reveals you. 

Please see note below.

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April 07

Apr 7 | 1-3PM

Intro to Acrylic Painting

Explore a variety of techniques and mediums for working with acrylic paint.
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April 08

Apr 8 | 6-10PM

Project Lab: Anodized Titanium and Sterling Silver Pendant - Painting with Electricity

In this class you will anodize your own design on a prepared titanium disc and then set the disc in a sterling silver bezel for a one-of-a-kind pendant.

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Apr 8 | 6:30-9:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

April 09

Apr 9 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

filters: free

Learn More

Apr 9 | 6:30-9:30PM

Soldering Bench Orientation: Battery Operated LED

In this class, you will learn how to solder electronics safely, and also about the types of solder used for electronics and how to desolder a component.
Learn More

April 10

Apr 10 | 6:30-9:30PM

Project Lab: Stained Wood Serving Tray

Build a solid wood sided tray for use with just about anything.  Using a non-toxic dye, you can stain the wood in your choice of colors, or leave it looking natural.

Instructor Eric Lanese

Great For

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Apr 10 | 6:30-9:30PM

Project Lab: Build Your Own Cigar Box Mini Speaker

The student will have an introduction to soldering basics which will include learning about soldering equipment, proper use, and safety. The student will receive a low-power amp kit containing all electronic components, auxiliary cable, cigar box, and adapter. 
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Apr 10 | 6:30-9:30PM

Metal Shop Orientation: Riveted Box with Hinged Lid

Using the jump shear, corner punch, hole punch and rivet gun, students will make their own aluminum box with a hinged lid!

Instructor Rachel Schutt

Learn More

Apr 10 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

Learn More

April 11

Apr 11 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

Apr 11 | 9:30PM

Intro to Wood Carving III, Beginner Decorative Wood Chip Carving

This two-night class provides an introduction to wood chip carving, a decorative art used since the 1500's, which can adorn objects such as furniture, boxes, plates, bowls, or spoo

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April 12

Apr 12 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

Learn More

Apr 12 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

Learn More

April 13

April 15

Apr 15 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Desktop 3D Printing

This beginner-friendly overview of dekstop 3D printing will walk you through taking a pre-made design file through the entire print process, learning about settings, control, and care for your 3D printer along the way.

Learn More

April 16

Apr 16 | 6:30-9:30PM

Skill Builder: Preparing Rough Sawn Lumber

In this Woodshop skill builder, learn how to prepare rough-sawn wood for use in your woodworking projects.

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Apr 16 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Full Spectrum Laser

Our 80-watt Full Spectrum laser cutter & engraver expands your cut size options with a larger bed size (appx 48" x 36") and a pass-through Y-width, allowing advanced users to create repeating patterns of indefinite length. 

Learn More

April 17

Apr 17 | 6-9PM

Locksport International MeetUp

Locksport is made up of people who are interested in physical security, such as bypassing locks or learning new techniques for opening difficult locks.

Learn More

Apr 17 | 6-9PM

Biohacker Meetup

The Cap City Biohackers are dedicated to demystifying and democratizing science (with an emphasis on biology and technology) for people of all backgrounds.

Learn More

Apr 17 | 6-10PM

Skill Builder: Fold Formed Leaf Earrings

In this class you will learn the basics of fold forming, annealing, roll printing and hand texturing while making a unique set of earrings.

Instructor Lee Mash

Great For

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Apr 17 | 6:30-10PM

Welding & Plasma Cutting Orientation: Cast Shadow Lantern

Use tools in the welding and metal shop to create your own design for a lantern in this intro to welding class!

Casey Bradley

Great For

Learn More

Apr 17 | 6:30-9:30PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

Learn More

April 18

Apr 18 | 6-9PM

Orientation: Trotec Laser Cutter and Engraver

Get started on our 120-watt Trotec laser, a versatile tool for cutting materials like wood, acrylic, fabric, paper and cardboard, and engraving materials such as wood, acrylic, metals, and glass.

Learn More

Apr 18 | 6-8PM

File Maker Meetup

The Central Ohio File Maker User Group (COFMUG) focuses on:

-Education of developers and users of FileMaker to further their knowledge.
-Inviting and introducing new users to the FileMaker platform.
-Sharing resources, examples and development success stories.

Learn More

Apr 18 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Glass Cutter and Lapidary Grinder

Learn how to safely cut, shape, and polish glass on our glass cutter and lapidary grinder.  While practicing on glass bottles, you'll gain foundational skills for working with glass for future projects like recycled bottle planters, candle holder, or other decorative home or garden projects.

Learn More

Apr 18 | 6:30-8PM

TEDxColumbusSalon

Join us for bi-monthly talks on Technology, Education, and Design. This series will feature Makers of all kinds, including Idea Foundry innovators and some of Columbus' brightest. 

Hosted by the Idea Foundry and TEDxColumbus.

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Apr 18 | 6:30-9:30PM

Project Lab: Handmade Book Binding

The student will learn about the history and importance of bookmaking as well as completing a hands-on work session in which students will design and create their own book. Your book will be 5" x 7" with 50 blank pages and the cover can be blank, or if time allows, embellished.

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Apr 18 | 6:30-9:30PM

Project Lab: Turn Your Own Wand

Become a wizard in this wood-turning experience by turning your own wand out of exotic woods.

Instructor Savannah Stewart

Great For

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April 20

Apr 20 | 9-12PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

Apr 20 | 1-4PM

Maker Kids: My Favorite Treehouse (Ages 7-12)

Lead by
Janette Jones Ball

This Drawing class will allow your child to use their summertime imagination along with drawing techniques, art tools, and pencil exercises to create their very own treehouse. 

Please see note below.

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Apr 20 | 2-5PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

Learn More

Apr 20 | 6:30-9:30PM

Date Night: Pen Turning

It's a Date! In this class, you and your partner will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply a finish. The instructor will demo and review the process over dinner (homemade pizzas by Devon, yum!).

Learn More

April 21

Apr 21 | 9-5PM

Intermediate Woodturning I: From Log to Bowl

In this full day session, they'll go through the process of selecting, preparing, and mounting the wood on the lathe, discuss tool selection/use and sharpening, shaping/turning of the outside/inside, sanding/finishing and drying of green wood.

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April 22

Apr 22 | 6-9PM

Orientation: Stained Glass Tools

Learn the basics of working with stained glass.  You'll create a window hanging while learning how to cut, grind, and solder glass for your future projects. 

Great For

Learn More

Apr 22 | 6:30PM

Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II - Box

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required.

Learn More

April 23

April 24

Apr 24 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Jewelry Lab II, Soldering Tools

Make a sterling silver ring as you advance your jewelry-making skills.  You'll learn multiple soldering techniques and how to anneal metal.

Instructor Rachel Schutt

Great For

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Apr 24 | 6:30-9:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

Apr 24 | 6:30-9:30PM

Intermediate: Kreg and Biscuit Joining - Sturdy Shelf

This class is designed to teach the student how to take roughcut lumber and use two simple methods to join boards in order to build a study shelf.

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April 25

Apr 25 | 6:30-9:30PM

Intro to Pewter Casting: 3D Printed Models

This introductory class will show students how to make a silicone rubber mold using Smooth-On Mold Max 60, which will need 24 hrs to cure.

Learn More

Apr 25 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

Apr 25 | 6:30-9:30PM

Beginner Woodworking: Cherry Hardwood Planter Box

Make your own wooden planter box to showcase your flowers in this introductory class!

 Eric Lanese

Great For

Skills Toolbox

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April 27

Apr 27 | 1-4PM

Game Development MeetUp

Interested in making Games? Come hang out with developers new and old and learn from each other at the Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) Meetup.

Learn More

April 29

April 30

Apr 30 | 6-10PM

Skill Builder: Cabochon Wire Wrapped Pendant

In this class we will be learning the basics of wire wrapping using square and half round sterling silver wire. Each student will be picking a cabochon stone to wrap a one of a kind pendant.

Instructor Lee Mash

Great For

Learn More

Apr 30 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Full Spectrum Laser

Our 80-watt Full Spectrum laser cutter & engraver expands your cut size options with a larger bed size (appx 48" x 36") and a pass-through Y-width, allowing advanced users to create repeating patterns of indefinite length. 

Learn More

May 01

May 1 | 6:30-9:30PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

Learn More

May 02

May 2 | 6:30-9:30PM

Skill Builder: Glue-ups & Finishing - Hardwood Charcuterie Board

Wow your guests by serving bread and cheese on a charcuterie board made by you using glue-up and sanding techniques!


Tool Clearance

  • There is no tool clearance on Idea Foundry tools in this class

Learn More

May 04

May 06

May 6 | 6:30-9:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

May 07

May 7 | 6:30-10PM

Welding & Plasma Cutting Orientation: Cast Shadow Lantern

Use tools in the welding and metal shop to create your own design for a lantern in this intro to welding class!

Casey Bradley

Great For

Learn More

May 7 | 6:30-9:30PM

Women's Beginner Woodworking: Basic Powertools

Want to learn how to safely use some basic tools around the woodshop for projects or home improvement? Look no further than this student Q&A lead class!

 Eric Lanese

Great For

Learn More

May 7 | 6:30-8:30PM

Intro to Photography I, Camera Crash Course

Camera Crash Course!

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May 7 | 6:30-9:30PM

Metal Shop Orientation: Riveted Box with Hinged Lid

Using the jump shear, corner punch, hole punch and rivet gun, students will make their own aluminum box with a hinged lid!

Instructor Rachel Schutt

Learn More

May 7 | 6:30-9:30PM

Project Lab: Anodized Jewelry

This class is an introduction to anodizing niobium and titanium for jewelry. Anodizing is an electrolytic process that builds an oxide layer on the surface of a metal. Anodizing niobium and titanium produces a range of attractive colors without dyes or paints.

Learn More

May 08

May 8 | 6-10PM

Skill Builder: Tree of Life Necklace

In this class you will learn and use wire wrapping techniques to produce your very own unique tree of life pendant from scratch.

Instructor Lee Mash

Great For

Learn More

May 8 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

Learn More

May 09

May 9 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

May 9 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Jewelry Lab I, Bench Tools

This introductory level class will cover how to properly use a jeweler's bench and the common tools that are used at a bench while practicing cutting and bending wire, using a jeweler’s saw to pierce-cut sheets of brass and copper. This class is a prerequisite for all additional

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May 10

May 10 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

Learn More

May 10 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

Learn More

May 11

May 11 | 6:30-9:30PM

Date Night: Pen Turning

It's a Date! In this class, you and your partner will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply a finish. The instructor will demo and review the process over dinner (homemade pizzas by Devon, yum!).

Learn More

May 12

May 12 | 9-5PM

Intermediate Woodturning II: Hollow Vessel

Come take this next level 8 hour wood-turning class to learn how to create your own hollow vessel! The student will learn basic end grain hollowing techniques and hollow form design techniques.

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May 13

May 13 | 6:30-9:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

May 14

May 14 | 6-9PM

Orientation: Stained Glass Tools

Learn the basics of working with stained glass.  You'll create a window hanging while learning how to cut, grind, and solder glass for your future projects. 

Great For

Learn More

May 14 | 6-10PM

Project Lab: Spoon Ring

Students will be taught each step of the process to take a standard spoon from utensil to custom fitted ring in this project class.

Instructor Lee Mash

Great For

  • Beginners; no experience required

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May 14 | 6:30-9:30PM

Intro to Photography III, Product Photography

Learn how to create beautiful photos of your favorite products. Discover why your lens choice is so important. Learn about the importance of light. Practice important composition techniques, and dive deep into light, both natural and artificial. 

Learn More

May 14 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Full Spectrum Laser

Our 80-watt Full Spectrum laser cutter & engraver expands your cut size options with a larger bed size (appx 48" x 36") and a pass-through Y-width, allowing advanced users to create repeating patterns of indefinite length. 

Learn More

May 14 | 6:30-9:30PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

Learn More

May 14 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

filters: free

Learn More

May 14 | 6:30-9:30PM

Soldering Bench Orientation: Battery Operated LED

In this class, you will learn how to solder electronics safely, and also about the types of solder used for electronics and how to desolder a component.
Learn More

May 15

May 15 | 6-9PM

Locksport International MeetUp

Locksport is made up of people who are interested in physical security, such as bypassing locks or learning new techniques for opening difficult locks.

Learn More

May 15 | 6-9PM

Biohacker Meetup

The Cap City Biohackers are dedicated to demystifying and democratizing science (with an emphasis on biology and technology) for people of all backgrounds.

Learn More

May 15 | 6:30-9:30PM

Beginner Woodworking: Cherry Hardwood Planter Box

Make your own wooden planter box to showcase your flowers in this introductory class!

 Eric Lanese

Great For

Skills Toolbox

Learn More

May 15 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Jewelry Lab II, Soldering Tools

Make a sterling silver ring as you advance your jewelry-making skills.  You'll learn multiple soldering techniques and how to anneal metal.

Instructor Rachel Schutt

Great For

Learn More

May 16

May 16 | 6-9PM

Orientation: Trotec Laser Cutter and Engraver

Get started on our 120-watt Trotec laser, a versatile tool for cutting materials like wood, acrylic, fabric, paper and cardboard, and engraving materials such as wood, acrylic, metals, and glass.

Learn More

May 16 | 6-8PM

File Maker Meetup

The Central Ohio File Maker User Group (COFMUG) focuses on:

-Education of developers and users of FileMaker to further their knowledge.
-Inviting and introducing new users to the FileMaker platform.
-Sharing resources, examples and development success stories.

Learn More

May 16 | 6:30-9:30PM

Wood Lathe Orientation: Exotic Wood Pen

This class will teach you the basics of how to use a lathe as you make a pen out of exotic woods

Skills Toolbox

  • The basics of how to use a wood lathe, and proper tool technique

Learn More

May 16 | 6:30-9:30PM

Project Lab: Handmade Book Binding

The student will learn about the history and importance of bookmaking as well as completing a hands-on work session in which students will design and create their own book. Your book will be 5" x 7" with 50 blank pages and the cover can be blank, or if time allows, embellished.

Learn More

May 18

May 18 | 9:30-12:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

May 18 | 2-5PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

Learn More

May 20

May 21

May 21 | 6-9PM

Intro to Stained Glass II, Potted Plant

Use what you learned in the intro class to create your own plant themed window hanging in this second level class, which dives deeper into composition and shape study.

Kara O'Dea
Great For

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May 21 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Desktop 3D Printing

This beginner-friendly overview of dekstop 3D printing will walk you through taking a pre-made design file through the entire print process, learning about settings, control, and care for your 3D printer along the way.

Learn More

May 22

May 22 | 6-9PM

Orientation: Trotec Laser Cutter and Engraver

Get started on our 120-watt Trotec laser, a versatile tool for cutting materials like wood, acrylic, fabric, paper and cardboard, and engraving materials such as wood, acrylic, metals, and glass.

Learn More

May 22 | 6:30-9:30PM

Project Lab: Build Your Own Cigar Box Mini Speaker

The student will have an introduction to soldering basics which will include learning about soldering equipment, proper use, and safety. The student will receive a low-power amp kit containing all electronic components, auxiliary cable, cigar box, and adapter. 
Learn More

May 23

May 23 | 6-10PM

Skill Builder: Cabochon Wire Wrapped Pendant

In this class we will be learning the basics of wire wrapping using square and half round sterling silver wire. Each student will be picking a cabochon stone to wrap a one of a kind pendant.

Instructor Lee Mash

Great For

Learn More

May 23 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Glass Cutter and Lapidary Grinder

Learn how to safely cut, shape, and polish glass on our glass cutter and lapidary grinder.  While practicing on glass bottles, you'll gain foundational skills for working with glass for future projects like recycled bottle planters, candle holder, or other decorative home or garden projects.

Learn More

May 23 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

May 25

May 25 | 1-4PM

Game Development MeetUp

Interested in making Games? Come hang out with developers new and old and learn from each other at the Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) Meetup.

Learn More

May 25 | 6:30-9:30PM

Date Night: Welding & Wine

Truly make (welding) sparks fly with this beginner-friendly hands-on experience--team up with a partner or friend to fabricate an industrial chic wine rack, learning some basics of welding and metal bending along the way.

Learn More

May 27

May 27 | 6:30PM

Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II - Box

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required.

Learn More

May 28

May 28 | 6-9PM

Orientation: Stained Glass Tools

Learn the basics of working with stained glass.  You'll create a window hanging while learning how to cut, grind, and solder glass for your future projects. 

Great For

Learn More

May 28 | 6:30-9:30PM

Orientation: Full Spectrum Laser

Our 80-watt Full Spectrum laser cutter & engraver expands your cut size options with a larger bed size (appx 48" x 36") and a pass-through Y-width, allowing advanced users to create repeating patterns of indefinite length. 

Learn More

May 29

May 29 | 6:30-10PM

Welding & Plasma Cutting Orientation: Cast Shadow Lantern

Use tools in the welding and metal shop to create your own design for a lantern in this intro to welding class!

Casey Bradley

Great For

Learn More

May 29 | 6:30-9:30PM

Intro to Pewter Casting: 3D Printed Models

This introductory class will show students how to make a silicone rubber mold using Smooth-On Mold Max 60, which will need 24 hrs to cure.

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May 29 | 6:30-9:30PM

Intermediate: Kreg and Biscuit Joining - Sturdy Shelf

This class is designed to teach the student how to take roughcut lumber and use two simple methods to join boards in order to build a study shelf.

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June 01

June 04

Jun 4 | 6:30-9:30PM

Skill Builder: Glue-ups & Finishing - Hardwood Charcuterie Board

Wow your guests by serving bread and cheese on a charcuterie board made by you using glue-up and sanding techniques!


Tool Clearance

  • There is no tool clearance on Idea Foundry tools in this class

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June 05

Jun 5 | 6:30-9:30PM

Beginner Woodworking: Cherry Hardwood Planter Box

Make your own wooden planter box to showcase your flowers in this introductory class!

 Eric Lanese

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Skills Toolbox

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June 06

Jun 6 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

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June 08

June 11

Jun 11 | 6:30-10PM

Welding & Plasma Cutting Orientation: Cast Shadow Lantern

Use tools in the welding and metal shop to create your own design for a lantern in this intro to welding class!

Casey Bradley

Great For

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Jun 11 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

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Jun 11 | 6:30-9:30PM

Women's Beginner Woodworking: Basic Powertools

Want to learn how to safely use some basic tools around the woodshop for projects or home improvement? Look no further than this student Q&A lead class!

 Eric Lanese

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June 12

Jun 12 | 6:30-9:30PM

Skill Builder: Preparing Rough Sawn Lumber

In this Woodshop skill builder, learn how to prepare rough-sawn wood for use in your woodworking projects.

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Jun 12 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

Learn More

June 14

Jun 14 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

Learn More

Jun 14 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

Learn More

June 15

Jun 15 | 9:30-12:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

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Jun 15 | 2-5PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

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June 18

Jun 18 | 6:30-9:30PM

Project Lab: Stained Wood Serving Tray

Build a solid wood sided tray for use with just about anything.  Using a non-toxic dye, you can stain the wood in your choice of colors, or leave it looking natural.

Instructor Eric Lanese

Great For

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June 19

Jun 19 | 6-9PM

Locksport International MeetUp

Locksport is made up of people who are interested in physical security, such as bypassing locks or learning new techniques for opening difficult locks.

Learn More

Jun 19 | 6-9PM

Biohacker Meetup

The Cap City Biohackers are dedicated to demystifying and democratizing science (with an emphasis on biology and technology) for people of all backgrounds.

Learn More

June 20

Jun 20 | 6-8PM

File Maker Meetup

The Central Ohio File Maker User Group (COFMUG) focuses on:

-Education of developers and users of FileMaker to further their knowledge.
-Inviting and introducing new users to the FileMaker platform.
-Sharing resources, examples and development success stories.

Learn More

Jun 20 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

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June 22

Jun 22 | 1-4PM

Game Development MeetUp

Interested in making Games? Come hang out with developers new and old and learn from each other at the Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) Meetup.

Learn More

June 24

Jun 24 | 6:30PM

Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II - Box

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required.

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June 26

Jun 26 | 6:30-10PM

Welding & Plasma Cutting Orientation: Cast Shadow Lantern

Use tools in the welding and metal shop to create your own design for a lantern in this intro to welding class!

Casey Bradley

Great For

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June 29

July 04

Jul 4 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

July 06

July 09

Jul 9 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

filters: free

Learn More

July 10

Jul 10 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

Learn More

July 12

Jul 12 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

Learn More

Jul 12 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

Learn More

July 13

July 17

Jul 17 | 6-9PM

Locksport International MeetUp

Locksport is made up of people who are interested in physical security, such as bypassing locks or learning new techniques for opening difficult locks.

Learn More

Jul 17 | 6-9PM

Biohacker Meetup

The Cap City Biohackers are dedicated to demystifying and democratizing science (with an emphasis on biology and technology) for people of all backgrounds.

Learn More

July 18

Jul 18 | 6-8PM

File Maker Meetup

The Central Ohio File Maker User Group (COFMUG) focuses on:

-Education of developers and users of FileMaker to further their knowledge.
-Inviting and introducing new users to the FileMaker platform.
-Sharing resources, examples and development success stories.

Learn More

Jul 18 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

July 20

Jul 20 | 9:30-12:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

Jul 20 | 2-5PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

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July 22

Jul 22 | 6:30PM

Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II - Box

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required.

Learn More

July 27

Jul 27 | 1-4PM

Game Development MeetUp

Interested in making Games? Come hang out with developers new and old and learn from each other at the Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) Meetup.

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August 01

Aug 1 | 9-5PM

Intermediate Woodturning I: From Log to Bowl

In this full day session, they'll go through the process of selecting, preparing, and mounting the wood on the lathe, discuss tool selection/use and sharpening, shaping/turning of the outside/inside, sanding/finishing and drying of green wood.

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Aug 1 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

August 03

August 09

Aug 9 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

Learn More

Aug 9 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

Learn More

August 10

August 13

Aug 13 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

filters: free

Learn More

August 14

Aug 14 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

Learn More

August 15

Aug 15 | 6-8PM

File Maker Meetup

The Central Ohio File Maker User Group (COFMUG) focuses on:

-Education of developers and users of FileMaker to further their knowledge.
-Inviting and introducing new users to the FileMaker platform.
-Sharing resources, examples and development success stories.

Learn More

Aug 15 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

August 17

Aug 17 | 9:30-12:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

Aug 17 | 2-5PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

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Aug 17 | 6:30-9:30PM

Date Night: Pen Turning

It's a Date! In this class, you and your partner will learn how to cut pen blanks, drill and mount the blanks on the lathe, turn the pen barrels and apply a finish. The instructor will demo and review the process over dinner (homemade pizzas by Devon, yum!).

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August 21

Aug 21 | 6-9PM

Locksport International MeetUp

Locksport is made up of people who are interested in physical security, such as bypassing locks or learning new techniques for opening difficult locks.

Learn More

Aug 21 | 6-9PM

Biohacker Meetup

The Cap City Biohackers are dedicated to demystifying and democratizing science (with an emphasis on biology and technology) for people of all backgrounds.

Learn More

August 24

Aug 24 | 1-4PM

Game Development MeetUp

Interested in making Games? Come hang out with developers new and old and learn from each other at the Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) Meetup.

Learn More

August 26

Aug 26 | 6:30PM

Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II - Box

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required.

Learn More

August 29

Aug 29 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

September 10

Sep 10 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

filters: free

Learn More

September 11

Sep 11 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

Learn More

September 12

Sep 12 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

September 13

Sep 13 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

Learn More

Sep 13 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

Learn More

September 18

Sep 18 | 6-9PM

Locksport International MeetUp

Locksport is made up of people who are interested in physical security, such as bypassing locks or learning new techniques for opening difficult locks.

Learn More

Sep 18 | 6-9PM

Biohacker Meetup

The Cap City Biohackers are dedicated to demystifying and democratizing science (with an emphasis on biology and technology) for people of all backgrounds.

Learn More

September 19

Sep 19 | 6-8PM

File Maker Meetup

The Central Ohio File Maker User Group (COFMUG) focuses on:

-Education of developers and users of FileMaker to further their knowledge.
-Inviting and introducing new users to the FileMaker platform.
-Sharing resources, examples and development success stories.

Learn More

September 21

Sep 21 | 9:30-12:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

Sep 21 | 2-5PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

Learn More

September 23

Sep 23 | 6:30PM

Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II - Box

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required.

Learn More

September 26

Sep 26 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

September 28

Sep 28 | 1-4PM

Game Development MeetUp

Interested in making Games? Come hang out with developers new and old and learn from each other at the Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) Meetup.

Learn More

October 08

Oct 8 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

filters: free

Learn More

October 09

Oct 9 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

Learn More

October 10

Oct 10 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

October 11

Oct 11 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

Learn More

Oct 11 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

Learn More

October 16

Oct 16 | 6-9PM

Locksport International MeetUp

Locksport is made up of people who are interested in physical security, such as bypassing locks or learning new techniques for opening difficult locks.

Learn More

Oct 16 | 6-9PM

Biohacker Meetup

The Cap City Biohackers are dedicated to demystifying and democratizing science (with an emphasis on biology and technology) for people of all backgrounds.

Learn More

October 17

Oct 17 | 6-8PM

File Maker Meetup

The Central Ohio File Maker User Group (COFMUG) focuses on:

-Education of developers and users of FileMaker to further their knowledge.
-Inviting and introducing new users to the FileMaker platform.
-Sharing resources, examples and development success stories.

Learn More

October 19

Oct 19 | 9:30-12:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

Oct 19 | 2-5PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

Learn More

October 24

Oct 24 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

October 26

Oct 26 | 1-4PM

Game Development MeetUp

Interested in making Games? Come hang out with developers new and old and learn from each other at the Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) Meetup.

Learn More

October 28

Oct 28 | 6:30PM

Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II - Box

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required.

Learn More

November 07

Nov 7 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

November 08

Nov 8 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

Learn More

Nov 8 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

Learn More

November 12

Nov 12 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

filters: free

Learn More

November 13

Nov 13 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

Learn More

November 16

Nov 16 | 9:30-12:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

Nov 16 | 2-5PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

Learn More

November 20

Nov 20 | 6-9PM

Locksport International MeetUp

Locksport is made up of people who are interested in physical security, such as bypassing locks or learning new techniques for opening difficult locks.

Learn More

Nov 20 | 6-9PM

Biohacker Meetup

The Cap City Biohackers are dedicated to demystifying and democratizing science (with an emphasis on biology and technology) for people of all backgrounds.

Learn More

November 21

Nov 21 | 6-8PM

File Maker Meetup

The Central Ohio File Maker User Group (COFMUG) focuses on:

-Education of developers and users of FileMaker to further their knowledge.
-Inviting and introducing new users to the FileMaker platform.
-Sharing resources, examples and development success stories.

Learn More

Nov 21 | 6:30-9PM

Intro to Product Development

Product Development is a complex undertaking that is both exciting and potentially expensive.

Learn More

November 23

Nov 23 | 1-4PM

Game Development MeetUp

Interested in making Games? Come hang out with developers new and old and learn from each other at the Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) Meetup.

Learn More

November 25

Nov 25 | 6:30PM

Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II - Box

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required.

Learn More

December 10

Dec 10 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

filters: free

Learn More

December 11

Dec 11 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

Learn More

December 13

Dec 13 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

Learn More

Dec 13 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

Learn More

December 18

Dec 18 | 6-9PM

Locksport International MeetUp

Locksport is made up of people who are interested in physical security, such as bypassing locks or learning new techniques for opening difficult locks.

Learn More

Dec 18 | 6-9PM

Biohacker Meetup

The Cap City Biohackers are dedicated to demystifying and democratizing science (with an emphasis on biology and technology) for people of all backgrounds.

Learn More

December 19

Dec 19 | 6-8PM

File Maker Meetup

The Central Ohio File Maker User Group (COFMUG) focuses on:

-Education of developers and users of FileMaker to further their knowledge.
-Inviting and introducing new users to the FileMaker platform.
-Sharing resources, examples and development success stories.

Learn More

December 21

Dec 21 | 9:30-12:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

Dec 21 | 2-5PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

Learn More

December 23

Dec 23 | 6:30PM

Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II - Box

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required.

Learn More

December 28

Dec 28 | 1-4PM

Game Development MeetUp

Interested in making Games? Come hang out with developers new and old and learn from each other at the Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) Meetup.

Learn More

January 08

Jan 8 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

Learn More

January 10

Jan 10 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

Learn More

Jan 10 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

Learn More

January 14

Jan 14 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

filters: free

Learn More

January 15

Jan 15 | 6-9PM

Locksport International MeetUp

Locksport is made up of people who are interested in physical security, such as bypassing locks or learning new techniques for opening difficult locks.

Learn More

Jan 15 | 6-9PM

Biohacker Meetup

The Cap City Biohackers are dedicated to demystifying and democratizing science (with an emphasis on biology and technology) for people of all backgrounds.

Learn More

January 16

Jan 16 | 6-8PM

File Maker Meetup

The Central Ohio File Maker User Group (COFMUG) focuses on:

-Education of developers and users of FileMaker to further their knowledge.
-Inviting and introducing new users to the FileMaker platform.
-Sharing resources, examples and development success stories.

Learn More

January 18

Jan 18 | 9:30-12:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

Great For

Learn More

Jan 18 | 2-5PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

Learn More

January 25

Jan 25 | 1-4PM

Game Development MeetUp

Interested in making Games? Come hang out with developers new and old and learn from each other at the Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) Meetup.

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January 27

Jan 27 | 6:30PM

Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II - Box

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required.

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February 11

Feb 11 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

filters: free

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February 12

Feb 12 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

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February 14

Feb 14 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

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Feb 14 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

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February 15

Feb 15 | 9:30-12:30PM

Woodshop Orientation A: Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer & Planer

Learn by doing in this hands-on intro class and get cleared to use the Table Saw, Miter Saw, Jointer, and Planer!

Classes on Monday - Friday: Luke Howard

Classes on Saturdays: Steve Estefan

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Feb 15 | 2-5PM

Woodshop Orientation B: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding & Drill Press

In this beginner class, you'll learn how to utilize some of the most popular woodworking tools in any wood shop: Band Saw, Router Table, Sanding Stations, and Drill Press.

Instructor Luke Howard or Steve Estefan

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February 19

Feb 19 | 6-9PM

Locksport International MeetUp

Locksport is made up of people who are interested in physical security, such as bypassing locks or learning new techniques for opening difficult locks.

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Feb 19 | 6-9PM

Biohacker Meetup

The Cap City Biohackers are dedicated to demystifying and democratizing science (with an emphasis on biology and technology) for people of all backgrounds.

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February 20

Feb 20 | 6-8PM

File Maker Meetup

The Central Ohio File Maker User Group (COFMUG) focuses on:

-Education of developers and users of FileMaker to further their knowledge.
-Inviting and introducing new users to the FileMaker platform.
-Sharing resources, examples and development success stories.

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February 22

Feb 22 | 1-4PM

Game Development MeetUp

Interested in making Games? Come hang out with developers new and old and learn from each other at the Central Ohio Gamedev Group (COGG) Meetup.

Learn More

February 24

Feb 24 | 6:30PM

Skill Builder: Miter & Spline Joinery II - Box

In this two evening class, you will get an opportunity to develop your wood shop skills and use the tools in the shop to create a truly functional work of art in wood! Some recent experience with woodworking projects is required.

Learn More

March 10

Mar 10 | 6:30-9PM

Virtual Reality MeetUp

Join us for VR, AR, and emerging tech. Developers, enthusiasts, gamers, entrepreneurs, and investors are welcome. We share the latest games and development for systems such as the htC Vive, Oculus Rift and Hololens. Learn, network and play!

filters: free

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March 11

Mar 11 | 7-10PM

3D Printing Monthly MeetUp

Learn about this emerging tech, show off your projects, and troubleshoot with fellow aficionados. Hosted by CIF instructor Ethan Dicks, host of the Central Ohio Makerbot & RepRap User Group (CORMUG).

Learn More

March 13

Mar 13 | 6-9PM

Prototype, Play, and Build Workshops

Hosted by COGG and Multivarious Games!

Do you have a game that you would like to get critical feedback? Would you like an excuse to work on a game with other talented artists, programmers, musicians, designers, and writers?

Learn More

Mar 13 | 6:30-9:30PM

Leathercraft Meetup

Lead by
Stephanie Shields

Learn about leatherworking tools and techniques and meet some new friends! Leathercraft has been a staple of artisans for both function and beauty for centuries. Explore this craft and share your own tips and tricks of the trade.

Learn More
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