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

Come and take our 2D DIY CNC Certification Class- $425
Once certified you can rent out time on the machine for $35/hr or buy a block of 10 hrs for $300

NO CAD experience necessary!

Introductory Certification Class- 3 Weeks - we meet 2x a week for 2 hrs each
This 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 and table saw 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 machine for just $35/hr!

Special: 10hrs of rent time for just $300





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We helped the guys at the bomb to create unqiue photobooth ipad enclosures 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

Aug 4

2D CNC Class Starts
Aug 6 2D CNC Class
Aug 11
Aug 13
Aug 14-16
Aug 18
Aug 20
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:
- Template Making
-Topographical Surfaces
-3D Wall Panels
-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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