About Our Classes

Welcome to the Fab Lab, part of Northampton Community College's Center for Innovation and Entrepreneurship in Southside Bethlehem. Our 8,000sq. ft. facility houses nine different fabrication areas, to accommodate any maker's dream.

Whether you’re prototyping new ideas, improving on existing ones or crafting for fun, our accomplished team of master craftsmen, entrepreneurs and expert technicians can guide you in an environment where innovation and inspiration thrive!

The Fab Lab has the tools for all your branding needs, including banners, vinyl printing and cutting, thermal & UV printing, garment printing and laser engraving. Textile facilities include industrial sewing machines and computer aided embroidery.

The Fab Lab has the latest 3D printing and laser cutting/engraving technologies. If you are an artist, engineer, architect, entrepreneur, or hobbyist, you'll find the software and equipment here to bring your ideas to life.

Enter the world of audio. In our state-of-the-art recording studio, you can record, mix and produce your own original music, podcasts, voice-overs or aspiring artists. Learn the basics of recording to the intense process of mixing and mastering.

From basic electronics and soldering techniques to building your own 3D printer! Enter the fascinating world of electronics. The Fab Lab offers expert instruction on all electronic applications including the open-source hardware and software, Arduino!

From welding and plasma cutting to CNC machining, our metals program gives you access to the tools and techniques used in modern machine shops. Learn CAD/CAM from our expert instructors, build prototypes for your business, or take your hobby to the next level.

Our woodworking facilities and nationally known instructors are unsurpassed in the region. You can learn how to make anything, from furniture & home decor to product prototypes, using traditional tools or state of the art equipment.

The Fab Lab's extensive luthier program combines old-world craftsmanship with the latest technologies. Receive basic through advanced instrument building instruction, as well as participate in our summer intensive and certificate programs.

Enter the fascinating world of plastics, where you can create prototypes, artwork, duplicates, even zombie masks! Learn resin casting, injection molding, vacuum forming, extrusion, and more.

Audience Specific

The Fab Lab has virtually everything you need in one place to learn how to design and build prototypes. We also offer classes and consulting in design, entrepreneurship, business startup, and manufacturing processes.

Whether you are an industrial arts teacher or setting up a maker space in your school district, the Fab Lab specializes in group and individual instruction for educators to help meet their goals.

The Fab Lab offers many opportunities for kids 14 years and older, including the summer Horizons for Youth program, customized instruction for school classes and clubs, and discounted parent-child enrollment in selected courses.

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With 120+ high-quality programs at a highly affordable cost, you can build specialized skills to advance in your career path — fast. And with flexible class formats and convenient locations, it's never been easier to join us.