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    • Tue, January 28, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 4
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    Once you have the basics of the laser engraver there are a lot of tricks and tactics to improve your cuts and engravings.
    By using the tools built into the engraver and RdWorks you can decrease cut time and improve your productivity.
    Simple things like improving paths and knowing your cut times can sometimes double your efficiency.
    Topics would include matrix layouts, deleting overlaps, layer management, and repeatable projects.

    • Wed, January 29, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 1
    Register

    Learn about VR (virtual reality technology).
    Learn to create sketches, 3D models, and artwork with VR and “Gravity Sketch” software.
    By the end of the session, take a finished file suitable for  using in CAD software, game engine or other design tools, and possibly 3D Printing.

    workshop is for ages 13+ 

    No experience with VR is required.

    • Wed, January 29, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 1
    Register

    Learn about VR (virtual reality technology).
    Learn to create sketches, 3D models, and artwork with VR and “Gravity Sketch” software.
    By the end of the session, take a finished file suitable for  using in CAD software, game engine or other design tools, and possibly 3D Printing.

    workshop is for ages 13+ 

    No experience with VR is required.

    • Thu, January 30, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 1
    Register

    Learn about VR (virtual reality technology).
    Learn to create sketches, 3D models, and artwork with VR and “Gravity Sketch” software.
    By the end of the session, take a finished file suitable for  using in CAD software, game engine or other design tools, and possibly 3D Printing.

    workshop is for ages 13+ 

    No experience with VR is required.

    • Thu, January 30, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 1
    Register

    Learn about VR (virtual reality technology).
    Learn to create sketches, 3D models, and artwork with VR and “Gravity Sketch” software.
    By the end of the session, take a finished file suitable for  using in CAD software, game engine or other design tools, and possibly 3D Printing.

    workshop is for ages 13+ 

    No experience with VR is required.

    • Fri, January 31, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 1
    Register

    Learn about VR (virtual reality technology).
    Learn to create sketches, 3D models, and artwork with VR and “Gravity Sketch” software.
    By the end of the session, take a finished file suitable for  using in CAD software, game engine or other design tools, and possibly 3D Printing.

    workshop is for ages 13+ 

    No experience with VR is required.

    • Fri, January 31, 2020
    • 7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 1
    Register

    Learn about VR (virtual reality technology).
    Learn to create sketches, 3D models, and artwork with VR and “Gravity Sketch” software.
    By the end of the session, take a finished file suitable for  using in CAD software, game engine or other design tools, and possibly 3D Printing.

    workshop is for ages 13+ 

    No experience with VR is required.

    • Sat, February 01, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 1
    Register

    An introductory level blacksmithing workshop. Participants will learn to bend, twist and shape iron into useful objects while incorporating basic skills for blacksmithing.

    Appropriate attire: Shirt of natural fibers, jeans, and shoes that completely cover feet. Safety gear will be supplied. Also, don't forget you're playing with fire, so depending on the time of day and season, a hat, sunscreen and bottle of water could be useful.  Don't forget to rest up before the class and bring all your muscle!

    Registration required, no walk-ins can be accepted so as to ensure materials are available for registrants.  Workshop minimum registration qty must be met for workshop to be held or workshop may be cancelled.

    • Sat, February 01, 2020
    • 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 1
    Register
    The class will cover the basic principles of 3D printing. How to take a 3D model, import into slicing software, and then export code to the printer itself. We will also discuss the mechanics of how the printer works, different slicing options, and basics of designing parts for this method of mfg.


    • Sat, February 01, 2020
    • 3:00 PM - 6:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 10
    Register

    Local artist, Derrick Monk, will show you how to carve a simple piece of Styrofoam into a piece that you will then turn into a lost-material mold for casting in Aluminum. You will leave with the finished aluminum piece.

    Appropriate attire: Shirt of natural fibers, jeans, and shoes that completely cover feet. Safety gear will be supplied.

    Also, don't forget you're playing with fire, so depending on the time of day and season, a hat, sunscreen and bottle of water could be useful. 

    Registration required, no walk-ins can be accepted so as to ensure materials are available for registrants.  Workshop minimum registration qty must be met for workshop to be held or workshop may be cancelled.

    • Sun, February 02, 2020
    • 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 3
    Registration is closed

    Learn how to cut, grind, fabricate and weld your own metal framed set of tables to take home with you. 
    These beautiful creations will feature a wood top with an all metal frame at can be tucked under the couch to save space or used for working or eating surfaces as  needed.
    • Wed, February 05, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 0
    Registration is closed


    Women's Welding Wednesday!

    Women spoke up, and we listened! Some of the women we surveyed wanted a women's only event where they can be themselves and connect with other women welders. If that appeals to you, come on over for this introductory workshop. You'll learn how to safely use MIG welding equipment and get hands-on experience welding.

    IMPORTANT: Be sure to wear natural materials (no spandex, nylon, etc.) and long pants that cover your boots or close toed shoes. We'll provide the rest of the safety gear you'll need.

    • Sat, February 08, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 6
    Register
    Treat yourself or a loved one to making something special this holiday with silk! 

    Learn tricks and tips for sewing with silk as well as introductory lingerie techniques all while making a luxuriously comfy sleep set.
    All materials provided to make silk camisole with adjustable straps and matching shorts.

    • Wed, February 12, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 5
    Register

    Create two fitting puzzle piece shaped key chain fobs for you and your special someone just in time for Valentine's Day!  Or, sign up for the workshop WITH your Valentine as a fun alternative to celebrate cupid.

    You'll get an introduction to customizing your graphic and preparing it for the CNC Laser Cutter by adding any name you choose to each "half" of the puzzle.  Then, you'll hands-on walk through the steps to send your own pieces to the machine for customization and watch them get made!  You'll pull them out of the machine, and attach the hardware too - walking away with your own custom made hands on pieces to share with someone special.

    • Sat, February 15, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 2
    Register

    Take this crash course in machine sewing on MIXXER’s machines or bring yours from home. Learn to Sew* will cover the basics to get you familiar with the machine, its tools, and the basic seams you need to get started.
    Then walk through these basic skills while making a pillowcase with a button detail, all materials provided!

    • Sun, February 16, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 3
    Register


    Open Welding Workshop

    Learn how to safely use MIG welding equipment and get hands-on experience welding. Beginners Welcome!

    IMPORTANT: Be sure to wear natural materials (no spandex, nylon, etc.) and long pants that cover your boots or close toed shoes. We'll provide the rest of the safety gear you'll need.

    • Wed, February 19, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 0
    Registration is closed


    Women's Welding Wednesday!

    Women spoke up, and we listened! Some of the women we surveyed wanted a women's only event where they can be themselves and connect with other women welders. If that appeals to you, come on over for this introductory workshop. You'll learn how to safely use MIG welding equipment and get hands-on experience welding.

    IMPORTANT: Be sure to wear natural materials (no spandex, nylon, etc.) and long pants that cover your boots or close toed shoes. We'll provide the rest of the safety gear you'll need.

    Registration required, no walk-ins can be accepted so as to ensure materials are available for registrants.  Workshop minimum registration qty must be met for workshop to be held or workshop may be cancelled.

    • Wed, February 19, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 5
    Register

    Dig into the back of your closet and drag out those items that just need a few fixes or alterations!
    Let’s make them wearable!!
    Reduce waste and increase the value of your clothing during this class. Students are encouraged to bring up to 3 pieces of their own clothing to learn how to alter or repair it.

    Registration required, no walk-ins can be accepted so as to ensure materials are available for registrants.  Workshop minimum registration qty must be met for workshop to be held or workshop may be cancelled.

    • Sat, February 22, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • MIXXER 1375 Martin Luther King Jr. Dr. Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 2
    Register

    The workshop will go over most of the tools in the woodshop including the planer, jointer, table saw, mitre saw, router, and various sanders. Instruction will also go over which woods are great and not so great forcutting boards as well as the best finishing techniques.

    Registration required, no walk-ins can be accepted so as to ensure materials are available for registrants.  Workshop minimum registration qty must be met for workshop to be held or workshop may be cancelled.

    • Sat, February 22, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 3:30 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 6
    Register

    Learn the basics of sewing stretch fabrics while making leggings with your own custom mesh leg design!
    Learn to use and customize a simple pattern, sew stretchy seams, and create a comfy waistband.
    All materials provided, and students will also get to take home their customized pattern for future use!

    Registration required, no walk-ins can be accepted so as to ensure materials are available for registrants.  Workshop minimum registration qty must be met for workshop to be held or workshop may be cancelled.

    • Sun, March 01, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 4
    Register


    Open Welding Workshop

    Learn how to safely use MIG welding equipment and get hands-on experience welding. Beginners Welcome!

    IMPORTANT: Be sure to wear natural materials (no spandex, nylon, etc.) and long pants that cover your boots or close toed shoes. We'll provide the rest of the safety gear you'll need.

    • Wed, March 04, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 0
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    Women's Welding Wednesday!

    Women spoke up, and we listened! Some of the women we surveyed wanted a women's only event where they can be themselves and connect with other women welders. If that appeals to you, come on over for this introductory workshop. You'll learn how to safely use MIG welding equipment and get hands-on experience welding.

    IMPORTANT: Be sure to wear natural materials (no spandex, nylon, etc.) and long pants that cover your boots or close toed shoes. We'll provide the rest of the safety gear you'll need.

    Registration required, no walk-ins can be accepted so as to ensure materials are available for registrants.  Workshop minimum registration qty must be met for workshop to be held or workshop may be cancelled.

    • Sat, March 14, 2020
    • 9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 5
    Register

    This workshop is for the aspiring wood worker!

    Students will learn how to create their very own end table.

    The workshop will go over basic workshop safety and will cover topics and tools such as:

    • Planers
    • Jointers
    • Joining techniques
    • Table Saw
    • Band Saw
    • Router
    • Mitre Saw
    • Various Sanders
    • Glue up techniques
    This table will give you the knowledge and skills to build another and make a set, or scale it up to build a matching coffee table, desk or even dining table.

    Registration required, no walk-ins can be accepted to ensure materials are available.
    Class minimum registration qty must be met for workshop to be held.





    • Sun, March 15, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 4
    Register


    Open Welding Workshop

    Learn how to safely use MIG welding equipment and get hands-on experience welding. Beginners Welcome!

    IMPORTANT: Be sure to wear natural materials (no spandex, nylon, etc.) and long pants that cover your boots or close toed shoes. We'll provide the rest of the safety gear you'll need.

    Registration required, no walk-ins can be accepted so as to ensure materials are available for registrants.  Workshop minimum registration qty must be met for workshop to be held or workshop may be cancelled.

    • Wed, March 18, 2020
    • 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 4
    Register


    Women's Welding Wednesday!

    Women spoke up, and we listened! Some of the women we surveyed wanted a women's only event where they can be themselves and connect with other women welders. If that appeals to you, come on over for this introductory workshop. You'll learn how to safely use MIG welding equipment and get hands-on experience welding.

    IMPORTANT: Be sure to wear natural materials (no spandex, nylon, etc.) and long pants that cover your boots or close toed shoes. We'll provide the rest of the safety gear you'll need.

    Registration required, no walk-ins can be accepted so as to ensure materials are available for registrants.  Workshop minimum registration qty must be met for workshop to be held or workshop may be cancelled.

    • Sun, March 29, 2020
    • 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
    • MIXXER. 1375 North Martin Luther King Jr. Dr., Winston-Salem, NC 27101
    • 4
    Register


    Open Welding Workshop

    Learn how to safely use MIG welding equipment and get hands-on experience welding. Beginners Welcome!

    IMPORTANT: Be sure to wear natural materials (no spandex, nylon, etc.) and long pants that cover your boots or close toed shoes. We'll provide the rest of the safety gear you'll need.

    Registration required, no walk-ins can be accepted so as to ensure materials are available for registrants.  Workshop minimum registration qty must be met for workshop to be held or workshop may be cancelled.

Past Workshops

Sun, January 26, 2020 Open Welding Workshop
Sat, January 25, 2020 Sew a Denim Tote with Leather Handles
Sat, January 25, 2020 Modeling for 3D Printing with Blender 2.8
Fri, January 24, 2020 Draw your Dream in Virtual Reality (Oculus Quest)
Fri, January 24, 2020 Draw your Dream in Virtual Reality (Oculus Quest)
Thu, January 23, 2020 Draw your Dream in Virtual Reality (Oculus Quest)
Thu, January 23, 2020 Sew a Denim Tote with Leather Handles
Thu, January 23, 2020 Draw your Dream in Virtual Reality (Oculus Quest)
Wed, January 22, 2020 Draw your Dream in Virtual Reality (Oculus Quest)
Wed, January 22, 2020 Women's Welding Wednesday Workshop: Introduction to Welding
Wed, January 22, 2020 Draw your Dream in Virtual Reality (Oculus Quest)
Sat, January 18, 2020 Laser Cutting - Custom Keyfob Set
Sat, January 18, 2020 3D Printing (Principles of)
Thu, January 16, 2020 Learn to Sew* Make a Stylish Pillowcase
Wed, January 15, 2020 Draw your Dream in Virtual Reality (Oculus Quest)
Tue, January 14, 2020 Draw your Dream in Virtual Reality (Oculus Quest)
Mon, January 13, 2020 Draw your Dream in Virtual Reality (Oculus Quest)
Sat, January 11, 2020 Laser Cutting - Custom Welcome Sign
Sat, January 11, 2020 Learn to Sew* Make a Stylish Pillowcase
Sat, January 11, 2020 Modeling for 3D Printing with Blender 2.8
Wed, January 08, 2020 Women's Welding Wednesday Workshop: Introduction to Welding
Sun, January 05, 2020 Intro to Welding: Make and Take a Steel Star
Sat, January 04, 2020 Make and Take Watercolor Intention Cards
Sat, January 04, 2020 3D Printing (Principles of)
Sat, January 04, 2020 Circuit Academy: Intro to Arduino
Fri, January 03, 2020 Draw your Dream in Virtual Reality (Oculus Quest)
Mon, December 30, 2019 Cutting Boards 101
Thu, December 19, 2019 Laser Cut Journals 101
Sat, December 14, 2019 Intro to Welding: Make and Take a Steel Star
Sat, December 14, 2019 3D Printing (Principles of)
Sat, December 14, 2019 Making Cutting Boards 101
Tue, December 10, 2019 Intermediate Laser Techniques
Sat, December 07, 2019 Modeling for 3D Printing with Blender 2.8
Sat, December 07, 2019 3D Printing (Principles of)
Thu, December 05, 2019 Intro to Laser Cutting: Make and Take Customizable Wooden Jewelry
Sun, December 01, 2019 Intro to Mixed Media Art: Make and Take
Sat, November 30, 2019 Making Cutting Boards 101
Sat, November 23, 2019 3D Printing (Principles of)
Sat, November 23, 2019 Modeling for 3D Printing with Blender 2.8
Sat, November 23, 2019 Intro to Laser Cutting: Customize a Wooden Wreath
Wed, November 20, 2019 Intro to Paper Crafting: Make and Take Intention Cards
Sat, November 16, 2019 Beginner Blacksmithing Workshop
Wed, November 13, 2019 Women's Welding Wedensday Workshop: Introduction to Welding
Sat, November 09, 2019 Intro to 3D Printing: Make & Take your personalized keyfob
Tue, November 05, 2019 Intro to Laser Cutting: Make and Take Customizable Wooden Jewelry
Sat, November 02, 2019 Intro to Industrial Sewing Machines: Make and Take a Reading Pillow
Sat, October 26, 2019 Intro to Watercolor: Make and Take an 8x10 Frameable work of art
Sat, October 26, 2019 Intro to Laser Cutting: Customize a Wooden Wreath
Sat, October 26, 2019 Intro to Welding: Make and Take a Steel Spider Stand
Sat, October 26, 2019 Intro to 3D Printing: Make & Take your personalized keyfob
Sat, October 26, 2019 Make a Rustic American Flag
Thu, October 24, 2019 Laser Cut: Customize a Wooden Wreath
Wed, October 23, 2019 Intro to Welding: Women's Welding Workshop
Sat, October 19, 2019 Intro to Building: Youth, Family And Adult Make and Take a Rustic Wooden Tote
Sat, October 12, 2019 Introductory 3D Modeling in Blender
Sat, October 12, 2019 Make a Steel Spider Stand
Sat, October 12, 2019 Beginner 3D Printing Make & Take your personalized keyfob
Tue, October 08, 2019 Introductory 3D Modeling in Blender
Sun, October 06, 2019 Introductory 3D Modeling in Blender
Sat, September 28, 2019 Scratchblock Carving for Iron Pour
Sat, September 28, 2019 Practical Circuit Board Soldering
Sat, September 28, 2019 Beginner Blacksmithing Workshop
Fri, September 27, 2019 Scratchblock Carving Workshop for Pour
Thu, September 26, 2019 Practical Circuit Board Soldering
Thu, September 26, 2019 Scratchblock Carving for Iron Pour
Wed, September 25, 2019 Learn Metal Texture Techniques for Jewelry Application
Wed, September 25, 2019 Scratchblock Carving for Iron Pour
Tue, September 24, 2019 Wire Tree Workshop
Sat, September 21, 2019 Scratch & Sip at Hoots Brewing Co. Make something with Cast Iron! Scratchblock Carving Workshop
Sat, September 21, 2019 Make something with Cast Iron! Scratchblock Carving Workshop
Sat, September 21, 2019 Beginner Blacksmithing Workshop
Thu, September 19, 2019 Make something with Cast Iron! Scratchblock Carving Workshop
Mon, September 16, 2019 Scratch and Sip at Wise Man Brewing. Make something with Cast Iron! Scratchblock Carving Workshop
Sat, September 14, 2019 Make a Steel Spider Stand
Thu, September 12, 2019 Make something with Cast Iron! Scratchblock Carving Workshop
Thu, September 12, 2019 Make a Tin-Can Lantern
Mon, September 09, 2019 Learn to Make Metal Flowers
Sat, September 07, 2019 Make something with Cast Iron! Scratchblock Carving Workshop
Sat, September 07, 2019 Beginner Blacksmithing Workshop
Wed, September 04, 2019 Say it with Metal. Make your own metal letters.
Sat, June 29, 2019 Make a Cutting Board
Sat, June 15, 2019 Make a Rustic Flag
Wed, June 27, 2018 Build It Yourself: Band Saw Box
Sat, April 21, 2018 DIY Archery - Bowmaking
Wed, April 18, 2018 Design Like a Pro! Vectors and Graphics for the Laser Cutter.
Thu, April 12, 2018 Can’t buy it? 3D print it!
Wed, April 11, 2018 Build it Yourself: Bandsaw Box
Tue, March 20, 2018 Introduction to 3D printing

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Winston-Salem, NC 27101

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