This is a state-of-the-art collaborative space that brings innovative top of the line equipment and tools to a community workspace with creative entrepreneurs in mind. The unique space allows for makers and doers of many ages and skillsets to develop and improve their trade. Not restricted to students, this space is for the community at large and will offer monthly and annual memberships as well as day passes. All MACCLab users are required to take MACCLab orientation prior to their first class.
What we offer
This 5,000 sq ft space features 3D printers, laser cutters,a wood shop, metal shop, longarm quilter, textile and embroidery, electronics, CNC, vinyl crafts, heat presses, and mat and framing.
This spring MACCLab had a Boy Scout from Troop 708 working on his Eagle Scout Project. He designed and manufactured plaques for all of the veterans who participated in the Central Missouri Honor Flight on May 30th 2023. We had the opportunity to assist in some graphics work and see the pieces of these beautiful plaques come together in the woodshop and laser areas. Well done Carlton....
This is the last week for classes before the holiday break! MACCLab`s last class for the year is December 9th. Learn a new skill to create your unique holiday gifts. We`re still open for machine use until December 19th. Can`t make it in this week? No worries. Visit https://macclab.com/event/ for the January and February class schedules.
Still looking for the perfect gift for the creatives in your life? Give the gift of making with a MACCLab giftcard. Visit https://macclab.com/ to purchase....
Looking to do some Thanksgiving baking and have certain recipes you always use? The laser is an amazing tool for turning your meaningful recipes into keepsakes. Interested in learning this machine? Join us this evening November 9th for Intro to Laser Cutting from 6-8pm. We have 2 spots remaining.
One of the most exciting things about a maker event in our building is the opportunity to show you some of our coolest machines in action. See you Sunday morning for The Loop Holiday Maker Market from 10am to 1pm.
Have you seen all of the amazing things made here? Do you have ideas for awesome gifts this holiday season and need help bringing them to reality? Do you want to be a part of this maker community but not sure you have the funds? MACCLab has scholarships. If you are a resident of Columbia, Missouri and at least 18 years of age consider applying. A scholarship grants the individual 3 months membership and 2 free classes. Apply today!...
Member ornaments are in process! This lab wouldn’t be possible without our loyal members and users. Every year we honor each MACCLab member with their very own ornament on our tree. If you’re interested in learning more about our maker community stop by on November 5th between 10am and 1pm for The Loop Holiday Market. Upstairs there will be many local makers and downstairs we’ll have tours of the space and some DIY ornament kits available for purchase.
Featuring a pretty fall project on this beautiful fall day. This bandanna was embroidered on the Melco Bravo and sewn using the Singer Heavy Duty sewing machine. If you’re interested in learning machine embroidery there is still time to join the October 11th or 14th classes.
3-hour access class introducing the home sewing, industrial walking foot, and sergers, basic operations and uses. This class is focused on working with thick materials. The proficiency of the students […]