laser basics: each MAKEatx member is required to take a laser basics class before joining (regardless of previous laser cutting experience). this class is a one-time 3-hour class that teaches the basics of laser use (file setup, laser cutter interface and safe use, material safety and shop protocol). after that, we make ourselves available for assisting members for their first few laser appointments. most people coming through the shop tend to feel confident enough operating the laser cutter on their own after the first one to two appointments.
payment: membership at MAKEatx occurs on a month-to-month basis with no contract or minimum commitment. we currently require members to sign up for membership on the website for recurring billing through paypal; membership dues are billed on the same day of the month each month, and because our membership is month-to-month with no minimum commitment, members are able to cancel at any time via the join page on our website to prevent future billings.
laser time!: members may reserve up to two, 2-hour sessions on the laser cutter per week; openings beyond that are available on a first-come, first-served basis. reservations are handled either in person at the shop or by email. members may reference the calendar to see which times are available.