A School for Design, Fabrication, and the Public Good
Open to New Members
After three months of successful operation with existing members and new COVID-19 protocols, we’re now open to new members. Self-checks, social distancing, and regular disinfecting procedures are all part of our new member orientation.
Blacksmithing 101: Candy Canes
Learn to forge steel while making a candy cane ornament with local Blacksmith, Karen Kocher
Access at Any Income
We want to make professional-level fabrication and design skills more accessible regardless of income. Income-based rates are 20 – 70% lower than our standard rates, and are available to those in households earning 80% of the Pittsburgh Metropolitan Area’s median income or less.
Classes & Events
We designed an emergency face shield and partnered with local volunteers, small businesses, and nonprofit partners to have over 30,000 produced