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Make a Laser Cut Litter Picker: 2-Part Workshop

  • Loca­tion
    Fab Lab Ply­mouth, Ply­mouth Col­lege or Art, Tavi­s­tock Place, Ply­mouth, UK, PL4 8AT
  • Date
    20.10.2021 — 27.10.2021
  • Time
    17:30 — 20:30
  • Fee
    Free
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Become an environmental champion and create your very own biodegradable wooden litter picker with the Smart Citizens team! Over this two-part workshop for beginners, you will develop new skills in digital design and digital fabrication techniques, and explore how sustainable design techniques can be used to protect the environment.

In the first workshop you will explore the computer aided design software (CAD) Rhino, and learn how to customise an open-source litter picker design with text or images. You will then get hands on with the laser cutter and create your litter picker out of wood. Once assembled you can take your litter picker home, ready to support your local community!

Part 1 Workshop
Date: Wednesday 20 October 2021
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: IN-PERSON - hosted at Fab Lab Plymouth (Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, UK, PL4 8AT)

Part 2 Workshop

Date: Wednesday 27 October 2021
Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm
Location: IN-PERSON - hosted at Fab Lab Plymouth (Plymouth College of Art, Tavistock Place, Plymouth, UK, PL4 8AT)


The Smart Citizens Programme is part of the iMayflower project and has been supported by The Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport, who fund the Cultural Development Fund, which is administered by Arts Council England.

Make a Laser Cut Litter Picker: 2-Part Workshop Make a Laser Cut Litter Picker: 2-Part Workshop

Make a Laser Cut Lit­ter Pick­er: 2‑Part Workshop

Design and make your own wood­en lit­ter pick­er using the laser cut­ter at Fab Lab Plymouth.
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