Digital Fabrication Labs

Fab Lab Boot Camp Recordings

    Recordings of July 2020 Workshops, hosted by Bryan Maynard, AET Labs Applications Specialist. Bryan has since moved on from AET to pursue a new career in the modification of high-performance electric vehicles, which has always been a passion of his. We wish him the best of luck! However, we were fortunate to find… read more

New Case Study: Students Teaching 3D Scanning to Students

Students Teaching 3D Scanning to Students: Welcome to the Makerspace! Post courtesy of Creaform. Here’s something that will make you wish you were back in college: the Makerspace, a Design and Innovation Lab at the College of Engineering at the University of Wisconsin-Madison. Launched a few years ago after the overhaul of an old engineering… read more

New Fab Lab Bootcamp Workshops Announced!

Summer’s in the rear-view mirror and a new school year is in full swing! Fall is a great time to set goals and start planning your Professional Development calendar. AET Labs is pleased to announce our newest round of Fab Lab Bootcamp Workshops featuring a diverse selection of our most popular sessions paired with some… read more

Are you Ready for Dig it. Fab it. Make it?

AET Labs is delighted to announce the return of Dig it. Fab it. Make it. for 2019. Educators from across New England are invited to join AET Labs and our co-hosts Stratasys and GrabCAD on May 17th from 9:00 – 2:00 for this year’s Fab Lab & Makerspace Expo for Education at WPI. We have… read more

Blackstone Valley Education Hub Celebrates Grand Opening with Ribbon Cutting

On September 18, 2018 Massachusetts’ Blackstone Valley region celebrated the long-anticipated opening of the Blackstone Valley Education Hub (BV Ed Hub) in grand fashion. The ambitious project, which has been in the works for nearly two decades, aims to equip area students with highly-sought-after advanced manufacturing skills to meet local industry demands. The BV Ed… read more

AET Labs Summer Fab Lab Bootcamp Highlights

Anyone can start a CrossFit-style exercise program on their own and hope to see results. More often than not, those who go it alone lose steam and fail to progress, or even get hurt in the process. Professional training and tips from a certified coach, along with encouragement and personal experience from fellow CrossFitters help… read more

AET Labs’ Mark Lyons Collaborates on New Blackstone Valley Education Hub

The Stars Align for Learning Center at Linwood Mill Suddenly, significantly, amid the most oppressive heat of early summer and after years of fits and starts, arrives the refreshing news that the “Blackstone Valley Education Hub” at the Linwood Mill on the Mumford River will indeed finally burst onto the scene. “We even have a… read more

Claim your spot in our 2018 Fab Lab Summer Bootcamp!

Ready to make some major gains in your Fab Lab know-how? There’s still time to register for AET Labs’ 2018 Summer Fab Lab Bootcamp for Educators. Join other digital fabrication enthusiasts as we conquer topics like 3D Printing, CNC Wire Bending, Onshape CAD software, 3D Scanning, CorelDraw for Laser Cutting and engraving applications & more!… read more

Masconomet High School Future Engineer Interns for AET labs

AET Labs recently had the pleasure of hosting a bright young intern and budding engineer from Masconomet Regional High School here at our Essex, MA headquarters. Senior Tori LeClair came to us in early April bringing with her a sharp mind, a sweet disposition and an eagerness to learn about digital fabrication and the design… read more

If you can think it, you can Dig It. Fab It. Make It!

Last week Dig It. Fab It. Make It. attendees were inspired by forward-thinking presenters, student designers and educators at the forefront of the digital fabrication movement. It’s impossible to choose one highlight so let’s break the day down: “Today we program computers and machines. Tomorrow we program matter itself”  Skylar Tibbits captivated the audience with… read more