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").

Introduction to Woodworking: Keepsake Box

Member $295.00 / Non-Member $325.00
May 13, 2019, 6:30 pm - June 17, 2019, 9:30 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...

Learn to Solder! - Heart

Non-Members $25.00 / Members $20.00
May 25, 2019, 10:00 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...

Taste of Jewelry: Cold Forming

Member $55.00 / Non-Member $65.00
May 25, 2019, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Jewelry Basics: Earrings or Pendant 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.   Th...

Jewelry Techniques: Lost-wax Jewelry Casting

Non-Members $325.00 / Members $295.00
May 29, 2019, 6:30 pm - June 19, 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 ...

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...

Intro to Blacksmithing

Non-Members $325.00 / Members $295.00
June 3, 2019, 6:00 pm - July 1, 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...

JEWELRY: Beginning Jewelry with Milt Gere

Members $55.00 / Non-Members $65.00
June 8, 2019, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm
Join guest instructor Milt Gere for a one day, low cost, jewelry making (silversmithing/metalsmithing) class for beginning smiths using cut & solder fabrication methods.  Make a simple copper pendant or key fob. Learn basics of metal smithing (...

Learn to Solder! - Shaking Dice

Non-Members $25.00 / Members $20.00
June 9, 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...

Taste of Blacksmithing - Hook

Non-Members $65.00 / Members $55.00
June 22, 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
June 22, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:00 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 no...

Taste of Jewelry: Cold Forming

Member $55.00 / Non-Member $65.00
June 29, 2019, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Jewelry Basics: Earrings or Pendant 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.   Th...

Learn to Solder! - Brain Game

Non-Members $25.00 / Members $20.00
July 6, 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...

Bookbinding - Handmade Notebooks

Member $110.00 / Non-Member $130.00
July 9, 2019, 6:30 pm - July 11, 2019, 9:00 pm
Bookbinding - Handmade Notebooks In this class you'll learn how to hand-stitch and case-bind a simple notebook.  This class is beginner focused and requires no advance experience.  Students will be supplied with all materials to complete a 160 pag...

Taste of Jewelry: Cold Forming

Member $55.00 / Non-Member $65.00
July 13, 2019, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Jewelry Basics: Earrings or Pendant 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.   Th...

Taste of Blacksmithing - Hook

Non-Members $65.00 / Members $55.00
July 20, 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
July 20, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:00 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 no...

Learn to Solder! - Heart

Non-Members $25.00 / Members $20.00
August 10, 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...

Taste of Jewelry: Cold Forming

Member $55.00 / Non-Member $65.00
August 10, 2019, 10:30 am - 1:30 pm
Jewelry Basics: Earrings or Pendant 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.   Th...

Intro to Blacksmithing

Non-Members $325.00 / Members $295.00
August 12, 2019, 6:00 pm - September 9, 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 Blacksmithing - Hook

Non-Members $65.00 / Members $55.00
August 24, 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
August 24, 2019, 10:30 am - 3:00 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 no...