The makerspace at Lawrence University provides access to hands-on tools and innovative equipment for the Lawrence University community to enhance the creativity of their academic work.

The makerspace guide is a helpful tool that includes instructions, tips, links to design programs and places to find 3D objects, policies, and more!

Woman holding a custom 3D printed accessible swivel spoon she made near a workspace full of tools.
Student holding a swivel spoon she designed and printed for her capstone project.
Group of three students assembling laser-cut wooden pieces in the makerspace.
Physics students assemble pieces they laser cut to create a laser harp.
Woman standing at a workspace in the makerspace using a Dremel sander to smooth a hole in an object she 3D printed.
Student sanding an object she 3D printed for her research project.

Learn About Fun Projects on the Makerspace Blog

  • Makerspace Presentation 2022

    Tue, 08/16/2022 - 3:47pm
    Learn about the cool stuff that students and faculty have been making in our academic makerspace in our summer coffeehouse presentation! Our makerspace is located in the library of a small liberal arts campus and serves all academic departments. Go to the Makerspace Coffeehouse 2022 presentation Contact us a makerspace@lawrence.edu if you’d like to talk […]
  • Reducing Waste in a Makerspace

    Tue, 06/21/2022 - 10:33am
    To remind students to think sustainably while thinking creatively, we created this sign for the space. Text reads: IN OUR MAKERSPACE, WEREDUCE: Take care of materials and supplies to reduce waste. This means putting filament in bags with ends secured to reduce filament spoilage and tangles, which leads to bad prints. Put supplies back where […]

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