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Classes l CNC Prototyping l Design Consulting l Shop Space l Community

the skinny

make+SHift is Austin's only product minded maker space to offer design on demand resources for people looking to turn their business ideas into products!

Whether you need us to do the work for you or help you to learn the necessary skills sets to get your products to the next level- We offer a variety of services from Design Consulting and CNC Prototyping Services to DIY Classes on product development, CAD, and CNC certification to help meet your needs!

Are you interested in making your own designs on a CNC?

No CAD experience necessary!

2D DIY CNC Certification Class-$425

This 3 week class teaches students- the basics of using the Shopbot 4' x 8' CNC Machine, CAM Programming using Aspire for 2 ½ axis cutting. Techniques include 2/12 axis sign cutting, V Carving, image carving, and importing CAD from external sources.

Class also includes shop safety training

Call or email today to schedule your class!

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CNC Specials:

Normal Shop rate is $75/hr
Get certified today and rent time on the CNC machines for just $35/hr!

Certified Member Block Rate Special:

10hrs CNC Rental = $300
20hrs CNC Rental= $550


make your ideas a reality at make+SHift  



Get in Business today!

We helped the guys at the bomb to create unqiue photobooth ipad enclosure for their business. From design consulting to cnc prototyping, make+SHift can make it happen!


Austin Tinkering School


Austin Tinkering School Hosts Classes at make+Shift!

Looking for something to do with the kids?

Check out their class calendar


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2014 Events

Sept 9 2D CNC Class Ends
Sept 22 Intro to CNC Class

Oct 6

2D CNC Class Starts
Oct 8 2D CNC Class
Oct 13
Oct 15
Oct 20
Oct 22
Call or email today to schedule On Demand Classes!

Design Consulting Services:
-From Idea to Prototypes: Full Service Design Consulting
-Complex Surface Modeling
-Hign End Rendering
-Creative Brainstorming
-Innovative Ideas

-Target Market Research

CNC Prototyping Services:
-Signs and Architactural Wall Panels
- Template Making
-Topographical Surfaces
-Large Object Slicing
-Bending Jigs- simple ribbing or complex compound surfaces
-Surface Milling for large slabs
Plastic & Foam CNC Routing


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DIY CNC Classes !

Have you ever want to play on the CNC but never had access? Come and use ours!

Classes are scheduled On-Demand!

Call today to schedule a visit!

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