Max’s completed right hand.
Guest Post by William Jones. Come watch as our team of volunteers attempt to 3D print a life sized man, “Max”! Max is the result of a full body scan created by Voodoo Manufacturing. Voodoo originally scanned and printed this 88-piece 3D model in under 24 hours, printing a piece […]

The Evolutionary Development of Man (Max)



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Update: 3/31 :Students had great fun at the event. Some photos from the event below, and some coverage on the Daily Illini as well.   Join the #DigitalMaking 2016 students as they build a 3D Printer from an ultimaker original kit right in front of you. The event is sponsored […]

Watch a 3D Printer being built in the BIF Atrium


Digital Making 2016
We started as the first business school based MakerLab in early 2013 and have had thousands of students, faculty,staff, community members, small businesses, and corporates learn about ‘making’. We have had over 21,000 hours of printing done in the lab, and were lucky to get a new year gift of […]

Bring 3D Printing to the world in the New ...


Join us at the MakerLab to watch (together, with Pizza sponsored by Autodesk!), to learn about the future of making from a great set of presenters. You will also get some tips on the Fusion 360 software. Spots are limited in the lab, so sign-up now for free! Content below […]

Online Conference on the Future of Making



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The MakerLab Gurus are an integral part of the lab, helping with day to day functions, completing orders, and running workshops. We’ve decided to showcase some of the personal projects that our Guru’s are able to work on in their spare time. In this post, we will be looking at […]

Guru Spotlight: Jim


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The MakerLab Gurus are an integral part of the lab, helping with day to day functions, completing orders, and running workshops. We’ve decided to showcase some of the personal projects that our Guru’s are able to work on in their spare time. In this post, we will be looking at […]

Guru Spotlight: Billy


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It’s educational – Learn about 3D printing and 3D Scanning Each participant gets to take home their own 3D printed object Great for all ages and skill levels Workshop is lead by our experienced lab guru’s Breakout time saved for cake and ice cream (not provided) Birthday boy/girl gets a […]

10 Reasons to have a birthday party at the MakerLab



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Yesterday, the Illinois MakerLab in conjunction with the college of Business, hosted two groups of rising high school seniors and gave them an introduction into the world of 3D printing. The programs were two hour-and-a half sessions that included information on the types of 3D printers, 3D Printing Applications and […]

High School Seniors Learn 3D Printing


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One of many workshops offered by the Illinois MakerLab over this summer was Project City X, an international education workshop taught by Ron Duncan from University of Illinois Extension, who manages the southern Illinois operations of the Illinois Marketplace and Maker Literacy project (https://immlp.illinois.edu/). The workshop was geared toward students […]

Kids learning design thinking with 3d printing.


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Join us in the hunt for #3dprinted pokemon on campus. We will be placing some #pokeprint across campus and you keep what you find. Do share pictures of your find with us @UIMakerLab(Instagram/Twitter) and/or on FB(Illinois MakerLab) . We are launching the campaign at #IllinoisSMC on friday July 22nd for […]

Catch #PokePrint on campus and print more at the Lab



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This CU Makeathon is a 30 hour make-a-thon where participants work together to build physical prototypes and mockups centered around a given theme.  This year the them was designing for the body/wearable technology. CU Makeathon was a very interesting experience as it was an event open up to a wide […]

CU Makeathon envisions wearable future.


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WANT TO CELEBRATE WITH US? Our premium birthday party packages include: A 2 hour weekend Basic 3D Printing workshop specially designed for kids A full head to torso 3D scan and print of the birthday child A personalized key chain for every attendee of the birthday party A break in […]

Celebrate your next birthday party with us!