Upcoming Classes and Workshops

Lansing Makers Network offers classes and workshops on a variety of topics from woodworking and crafting to software and electronics. Check back often as new classes are scheduled regularly.  If you'd like to see a class offered (or would like to see a class offered again) contact us at education@lansingmakersnetwork.org.

To view previous class offerings, visit our Eventbrite organizer page (and click on "Past Events").

Taste of Jewelry: Cold Formed Earrings or Pendant

Member $55.00 / Non-Member $65.00
January 26, 2019, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Learn the basics of jewelry making. Make your own custom pair of earrings or a pendant while learning how to use a jewelers saw,  piercing practices, cold smithing and finally polishing to a finished shine.  This class is beginner focused and par...

Intro to Fusion 360

All Attendees Free
January 29, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fusion 360 is a powerful CAD/CAM/CAE tool with extensive web-based collaboration tools and the ability to output to a variety of production/prototyping tools such as 3D printers, CNC machines, and laser cutters.  In this class, you'll learn basic CA...

Intro to Blacksmithing

Non-Members $325.00 / Members $295.00
February 4, 2019, 6:00 pm - March 4, 2019, 9:00 pm
Learn the basics of using heat, hammer, and anvil to form metal into beautiful and useful objects. In this 5-week class, you will be introduced to fundamental skills including tapering, dishing, bending, cutting and twisting of hot steel while makin...

Taste of Woodworking - Long Grain Cutting Board

Member $55.00 / Non-Member $65.00
February 9, 2019, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Taste of Woodworking - Long Grain Cutting Boards Learn the basics of using the woodworking equipment available at Lansing Makers Network and leave with a project everyone will be jealous of!   This class is beginner focused and participants are not...

Learn to Solder! - Heart

Non-Members $25.00 / Members $20.00
February 10, 2019, 1:30 pm - 3:00 pm
Whether you're just getting into electronics or a seasoned pro, soldering circuits is a important skill.  Learn how to assemble and solder electronics kits in this fun workshop.  We'll supply everything you need to build this month's  kit.  This...

SMT Soldering - Heart Kit

Non-Members $30.00 / Members $25.00
February 10, 2019, 3:30 pm - 5:00 pm
Up your soldering game with surface mount technology (SMT)!  Learn the techniques and tips to assemble SMT electronics projects. We'll supply everything you need to build the kit.  Please note, this is an Intermediate-Advanced class.  If this is ...

Taste of Jewelry: Cold Formed Earrings or Pendant

Member $55.00 / Non-Member $65.00
February 12, 2019, 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Learn the basics of jewelry making. Make your own custom pair of earrings or a pendant while learning how to use a jewelers saw,  piercing practices, cold smithing and finally polishing to a finished shine.  This class is beginner focused and par...

Jewelry Techniques: Lost-wax Jewelry Casting

Non-Members $325.00 / Members $295.00
February 13, 2019, 6:30 pm - March 6, 2019, 9:30 pm
In this four session course, Students will design and cast their own custom piece of sterling silver jewelry using lost-wax casting. Students will carve a ring from wax, learn to sprue and prepare their design for the kiln and then cast their design ...

Taste of Blacksmithing - Hook

Non-Members $65.00 / Members $55.00
February 16, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Have you always wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Come, join us for this 3-hour workshop, where you'll learn how to taper, bend, and twist steel as you forge an attractive j-hook (suitable for mounting on a wall). No previous experience ...

Introduction to Woodworking

Member $295.00 / Non-Member $325.00
February 18, 2019, 6:30 pm - March 18, 2019, 10:30 pm
Introduction to Woodworking An introductory class for learning the basics of following a woodworking plan to completion using the power and hand tools available at the makerspace.  You'll learn about shop safety, basic joinery, the intricacies of s...

Taste of Jewelry: Cold Formed Earrings or Pendant

Member $55.00 / Non-Member $65.00
February 24, 2019, 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Learn the basics of jewelry making. Make your own custom pair of earrings or a pendant while learning how to use a jewelers saw,  piercing practices, cold smithing and finally polishing to a finished shine.  This class is beginner focused and par...

Taste of Blacksmithing - Hook

Non-Members $65.00 / Members $55.00
March 2, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Have you always wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Come, join us for this 3-hour workshop, where you'll learn how to taper, bend, and twist steel as you forge an attractive j-hook (suitable for mounting on a wall). No previous experience ...

Learn to Solder! - Brain Game

Non-Members $25.00 / Members $20.00
March 9, 2019, 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Whether you're just getting into electronics or a seasoned pro, soldering circuits is a important skill.  Learn how to assemble and solder electronics kits in this fun workshop.  We'll supply everything you need to build this month's  kit.  This...

Blacksmithing Continuing Techniques

Non-Members $325.00 / Members $295.00
March 11, 2019, 6:30 pm - April 8, 2019, 9:30 pm
The continuing techniques class is for students who have taken 'Introduction to Blacksmithing' or who have prior experience. In this 5-week class you will learn more advanced methods for forming steel. The class will focus on two aspects, decorative...

Taste of Woodworking - Long Grain Cutting Board

Member $55.00 / Non-Member $65.00
March 16, 2019, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Taste of Woodworking - Long Grain Cutting Boards Learn the basics of using the woodworking equipment available at Lansing Makers Network and leave with a project everyone will be jealous of!   This class is beginner focused and participants are not...

Intro to Fusion 360

All Attendees Free
March 29, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fusion 360 is a powerful CAD/CAM/CAE tool with extensive web-based collaboration tools and the ability to output to a variety of production/prototyping tools such as 3D printers, CNC machines, and laser cutters.  In this class, you'll learn basic CA...

Taste of Blacksmithing - Hook

Non-Members $65.00 / Members $55.00
April 13, 2019, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Have you always wanted to try your hand at blacksmithing? Come, join us for this 3-hour workshop, where you'll learn how to taper, bend, and twist steel as you forge an attractive j-hook (suitable for mounting on a wall). No previous experience ...

Taste of Woodworking - Long Grain Cutting Board

Member $55.00 / Non-Member $65.00
April 13, 2019, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Taste of Woodworking - Long Grain Cutting Boards Learn the basics of using the woodworking equipment available at Lansing Makers Network and leave with a project everyone will be jealous of!   This class is beginner focused and participants are not...

Taste of Woodworking - Long Grain Cutting Board

Member $55.00 / Non-Member $65.00
May 18, 2019, 10:30 am - 2:30 pm
Taste of Woodworking - Long Grain Cutting Boards Learn the basics of using the woodworking equipment available at Lansing Makers Network and leave with a project everyone will be jealous of!   This class is beginner focused and participants are not...

Intro to Fusion 360

All Attendees Free
May 29, 2019, 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Fusion 360 is a powerful CAD/CAM/CAE tool with extensive web-based collaboration tools and the ability to output to a variety of production/prototyping tools such as 3D printers, CNC machines, and laser cutters.  In this class, you'll learn basic CA...