Cuyahoga Community College (Tri-C) Metropolitan Campus is home to the Ideation Station- a fab lab located in the Manufacturing Technology Center. The Ideation Station is a creative space where students, employers, and the community-at-large has access to the latest technology including laser engravers, 3D printers, vinyl cutters and much more. If you are interested in using the fab lab but have never used a 3D printer, vinyl cutter, laser engraver or any of the fab lab equipment we offer a variety of introductory classes through our Learning Station series.Â These classes will help you learn how to use the latest fab lab technology and related software to create your own designs.Â Learning Station Workshops Dates Heat Transfer Vinyl Design Are you a budding fashion designer? Interested in learning how to make your own heat transfer vinyl designs? If so, this is the workshop for you. You will learn how to a digital image and make it into a heat transfer vinyl. You will get to make a t-shirt and a bag to take home. Ages 14 and up. Saturday, September 8, 2018 9:00 am -12:00 pm Laser Engraving Wood Learning Station introductory laser engraving workshop for those interested in learning how to engrave using Corel Draw. The Learning Station laser engraver workshop will teach you how to make a simple sign design using Corel Draw and the laser engraver. We offer three different engraving classes: wood cutting board, wood sign and wood centerpiece. Â Ages 14 and up. Cutting Board - Saturday, September 29, 2018 9:00 am -12:00 pm Centerpiece- Saturday, October 13, 2018 9:00 am -12:00 pm Sign- Saturday, November 10, 2018 9:00 am -12:00 pm 3D PrintingÂ Learning Station introductory 3D printing workshop, learn how to make create your own 3D printed object vase using 3D software.Â The class will give you an introductory tutorial on designing for 3D printing and creating an STL file for 3D printing.Â Ages 14 and up. Saturday, October 27, 2018 9:00 am -12:00 pm Embroidery and Heat Transfer Vinyl Design Do you want to make the unique ugly sweater? You can make it here, in the Ideation Station using our embroidery and heat transfer vinyl equipment. Bring your own sweater and we will supply everything that you will need to make your own ugly sweater. Saturday, December 8, 2018 9:00 am -12:00 pm Â For more information about Tri-C's Ideation Station visit www.tri-c.edu/ideationstation.