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Stanford offers a diverse range of making spaces across schools and departments on campus. These spaces support thousands of students through classes, workshops, and open working hours. Browse the labs, shops, and studios listed below to get involved making at Stanford!

Open to all students, faculty, and staff:

Open to all students, faculty, and staff


Soldering, Electrical Measuring, Electronics Design, 3D Printing, PCB Layout, Laser Cutting

Open to all students, faculty, and staff

Maker Bar

3D Printing, Electronics, Sewing, Entry-Level Fabrication, Workshops

Using a hand-powered knitting machine
Open to all students, faculty, and staff

Textile Makerspace

Sewing, Knitting, Crochet, Stitching, Weaving, Vinyl Cutting, Teaching & Learning

Open to all students, faculty, and staff

The GSE Makery

Crafts, Digital Fabrication, Electronics, Woodworking, Teaching & Learning

Open to all students:

Open to all students

Roble Arts Gym

Crafts, Painting, Dance, Music, VR

Open to all students

Product Realization Lab (PRL)

Machining, Casting, Plastics, Metal Forming, Woodworking

Open to all undergraduates


Crafts, Vinyl Cutting, 3D Printing, Laser Cutting

Open to all students

PRL Autodesk Making + Prototyping Space

(AMPS, formerly PRL Room 36)

Laser Cutting, 3D Printing, Vinyl Cutting, Electronics, Sewing

Open to all students

Miller Makerspace

3D Printing, Electronics, Sewing, Fiber Arts, Soldering

Open to specific departments/classes:

Open to students currently in sculpture, Art MFAs, Honors, and Majors with sculpture class experience

Sculpture Studio

Woodworking, Metalworking, Mold Making / Ceramics, CNC Router, Sewing

Open to Architecture majors, minors, and classes.

Architecture Studio

Plotter, Laser Cutter, 3D Printer, Model Hand Tools

Open to CCRMA community

Max Lab

Music, Electronics, Woodworking, 3D Printing

Open to Aeronautics & Astronautics students enrolled in Aeronautics & Astronautics courses

Skilling Laboratory

Laser Cutting, 3D Printing, Digital Fabrication, Teaching & Learning

Open to students with class access

Experimental Media Arts Studio

Laser Cutting, Soldering, 3D Printing, Electronics

Open to TAPS Staff, Student employees, Majors and Minors working on TAPS productions

Scene and Costume Shop

Woodworking, Textile Work, Metal Fabrication, Painting, Electronics

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