Making and creating
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This month, there's a one-stop shop to make your space and equipment bookings at State Library of Queensland, including The Edge. From this week head to State Library's website to make all your bookings. Also, are you our next friendly tech-savvy volunteer?

p.s Get ready to book for our next round of workshops and inductions, opening today.

What’s on
slq The Edge | Prices vary | Bookings required

Hardware Inductions
Machining furniture on the CNC router
Recording studio basics hardware induction 
DIY tote bag and sewing machine induction

Software Inductions
Vinyl sticker design using Inkscape
Vintage photograph recolouring using Adobe Photoshop
Design for CNC using VCarve
Video editing basics using Adobe Premiere
Digital audio recording using Protools

Laser cut lamps using Adobe Illustrator and laser cutter

Hack the Evening
Made Today
Block Battle Bots

Volunteer at The Edge

Want to volunteer at The Edge?

We're looking for people with a range of skills and interests to participate in volunteer projects assisting with activities in the Digital Media Lab and Fabrication Lab. We’re looking for volunteers with experience in video editing, content curation, basic IT hardware administration and electronics and hardware hacking.

Interested? Email us:

Laser cut lamps

Laser cut lamps
Sat 27 Jul, 10am–1pm | slq The Edge, level 1 | $85/$100 | Bookings required

Create your own unique objects and designs, using Adobe Illustrator and the laser cutter. In this workshop, we'll guide you through designing a lamp, and then teach you to use the laser cutter.

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Precious Plastics

Meetup: Precious Plastics
Sat 8 Jun, 1–3pm | slq The Edge, level 0 | Free | Drop-in

Join the Precious Plastics movement! Reuse plastics using our DIY, community-created plastic shedder and get working on an injection moulder and extruder.

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Block Bots

Meetup: Block Bots
Sat 13 Jul, 1–3pm | slq The Edge, level 1 | All ages | Free | Drop-in

The Block Bot meetup is an opportunity for come and play with Lego-compatible robotics kit. It is an affordable platform for anyone, young or old, to get involved in simple robot design and construction.

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Tommy's keyboards

Feature artist Tommy's DIY keyboards

Regular Fabrication Lab laser cutter user Tommy knows how to make super-cool DIY computer keyboards. In this video he is working on a Batman-inspired keyboard.

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Factfulness with Anna Rosling

Talking Ideas: Factfulness with Anna Rosling
Wed 22 May, 7–8.15pm | slq Auditorium 1, level 2 | $32/$37 | Bookings required

Join Anna Rosling for an inspiring and revelatory evening, filled with lively anecdotes and moving stories in an insistently hopeful and fact-based booster shot for a doom saying, world-weary population.

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