About

This website is dedicated to the NYU Media and Games Network’s (MAGNET) Fabrication Laboratory (Fab Lab) located on the 8th floor of 2 MetroTech Center, Brooklyn, in room 834.

ACCESS

To use the machines and tools of the Fab Lab you must take the Fab Lab Training Session.

Students who have completed the safety and laser cutter training sessions at the MakerSpace located at 6 MetroTech Center and wish to use the equipment in the FabLab can speak with a Fab Lab technician to confirm their training.

HOURS

MAGNET Hours
Weekdays 8:00 am – 11:00 pm
Weekends 9:00 am – 10:00 pm

Fab Lab Student Technician Hours
Tuesday: 12 pm – 5pm
Thursday: 12 pm – 5pm
Friday: 12 pm – 5pm

Laser Cutter Hours
Weekdays 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Weekends CLOSED

Machines

Epilog Mini Laser Cutter
Manual – http://bit.ly/1PX0vCx
How it Works – http://bit.ly/1osLFwc
Operation – http://bit.ly/1Wwe9QU

Ultimaker 2 3D Printer
Manual – http://bit.ly/1UcpQO7
Software – http://bit.ly/1L3XQr4
Tutorial – http://bit.ly/1TqEOzc

Epson SureColor T5000 (large format printer)
Manual – http://bit.ly/2xc7zfE
Software – http://bit.ly/2xg6eC7

OtherMill Desktop CNC Mill/Router
Manual – http://bit.ly/1oPRGDC
Software – http://bit.ly/1SF4XLO
Tutorial – http://bit.ly/1KvnR5d

Silhouette Curio Vinyl/Paper Cutter
Manual – http://bit.ly/1oy55jW
Software – http://bit.ly/1mMu9ln
Tutorial – http://bit.ly/1TqMP7o

Singer Heavy Duty 4423 Sewing Machine
Manual – http://bit.ly/1XCePW5

Materials

  • Acrylic, cardboard, and foamcore for laser cutting
  • PLA filament for 3D printing
  • Paper, transparencies, and card stock
  • Electronics components, wire, and solder

TECHNICAL STAFF

SPENCER CAPPIELLOspencercap@nyu.edu – http://www.spencercappiello.com
Physical computing, fabrication, graphic design, web design, hybrid/web app dev, 3D modeling, creative coding, sound engineering, VR + audio design
/* Arduino, HTML, CSS, JS, Python, MaxMSP, Ableton, Rhino, Unreal, Illustrator, Processing, P5.js */

BRENDAN BYRNEbpb1@nyu.edu – http://brendanbyrne.info – http://nyugamecenter.info/fablab
Arduino, electronics, Eagle CAD, laser cutting, fabrication, Illustrator, MaxMSP/Jitter, sound design, sound recording, chiptune synthesis and composition, theatrical lighting, material sourcing, documentation, project management and production.

Help & Advice

The staff of the MAGNET Fab Lab are not just there to oversee the tech and equipment; they are also available to consult you on your projects and assignments. Technicians can assist in recommending materials, construction techniques, prototyping methods, and much more. Below you will find each technician and their areas of expertise.