We are offering opportunities to get certified on our laser cutter, vinyl cutter, Carvey, and 3D Printers through in-person one-on-one sessions! To make an appointment contact Ives Squared at 203-946-8130 x 140, Rose Simpson (rsimpson@nhfpl.org), or Celeste Tapia (ctapia@nhfpl.org). 

Can’t come in for a class? Watch our training videos and then come in for your certification test!

Spanish Certification: By appointment only.

Laser Cutter Basics (Level 1): Training Video
Laser Cutter Rotary Attachment (Level 2): Training Video coming soon!

*Note: You must be fully certified with the laser cutter before you may take the rotary attachment class or certification test.

The Epilog Zing is our 60-watt C02 laser cutter with a work area of 24” x 12”. The laser cutter can cut and engrave a wide variety of materials including wood, glass, acrylic, slate, cork, paper, and more. Using Abobe Illustrator and our laser cutter, bring your designs from 2D to 3D with amazing precision.

3-D Printer Makerbot (Level 1): Training Video
3-D Printer Prusa (Level 2): Training Video

*Note: You must be certified with the MakerBot before you may take the Prusa class or certification test.

The Makerbot Replicator+ makes solid, three-dimensional objects out of melted MakerBot Polylactide (PLA) Filament. The printer will melt PLA filament and squeeze it out onto the build plate in thin lines to build your object layer by layer.

Vinyl Cutter: Training Video

Cut vehicle graphics, signs, and decals, decorated apparel, and specialty graphics with the fast and intelligent cutting capabilities of the GS-24 desktop cutter from Roland. With a bit of training, you can personalize t-shirts, jerseys, caps, jackets, or quickly and easily create vibrantly, eye-catching signage with our machine.

Carvey CNC: Training Video

This Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine, the Carvey, uses various sized drill bits to carve 3D designs into wood and plastic. With a work area of 12” X 8” and the beginner-friendly Easel software, the Carvey is the perfect machine for those interested in using CNC for the first time.