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Our CNC router is an industrial scale machine that can cut and shape a sheet of plywood into flat-pack furniture, storage units or a cubby house from designs created using 2D drawing software.
In this induction you will learn some practical tips for good designs, how to choose and use the right tools and operate the machine safely using specialised software. Use the template provided to make your own handy stool to take home.
- Participants must be over 16 years of age
- Enclosed, flat footwear must be worn at all times
- Please become a State Library member before registering for a State Library, Edge account before you arrive. You will need an account to borrow from State Library, as well as complete the induction, assessment and make bookings for the equipment
- Concession prices are for holders of; Student Card, Pension Card, Health Care Card. Please be aware that you will have to show your card when you turn up for the session, if card can not be produced you will have to pay the extra amount of the general admission costs.
Before you book, please read our FAQ. You’ll find answers to age restrictions, what to bring, what to do if you’re running late, refunds and more. For more detailed information, please refer to our Booking Terms and Conditions.
To find out more about what’s on offer at The Edge, read up on our Fabrication Lab and community makerspace.
Please be advised that your financial institution may incur an additional processing fee. Cancellations will be accepted up to 7 days prior to event commencement. State Library films, records and photographs events for use in marketing and communications. If you do not wish to be filmed, recorded or photographed please advise our staff upon your arrival.