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The Fab Lab at Lake Michigan College is an open access digital fabrication studio and collaborative workshop. We provide access to information, tools, software and space for anyone who has an interest to learn and create. The Fab Lab provides open access to design software, laser cutters, 3D printers, vinyl cutters, woodshop, CNC router and hand tools. For more information about the Fab Lab including educational resources, detailed equipment list, materials and suppliers refer to our LMC Fab Lab Manual.

We are happy to host or help plan workshops for all ages and interests. Please contact us at fablab@lakemichigancollege.edu or RSVP to one of our LMC Fab Lab Tour & Member Orientation events to learn more.

Fab Lab Hours - Spring 2018
(beginning January 2, 2018)
Monday through Thursday 2 pm – 8 pm, Saturdays Noon – 3pm

*Please email fablab@lakemichigancollege.edu and specify your name, the piece of equipment that you would like trained on and the time you will arrive. You will receive a confirmation email with your reservation time and request.

The Fab Lab will be closed when Napier Campus is closed. Hours are subject to change each semester based on classes held in the adjacent lab.

Hanson Technology Center at Lake Michigan College’s Benton Harbor Campus

LMC Fab Lab Membership 

Membership includes

  • Access to the Fab Lab Space
  • Design Center stations with Adobe Creative Cloud Suite & Fusion 360
  • Member Safety Orientations: 3D Printer, Woodshop, Laser, CNC & Vinyl
  • Access to Machine Reservations
  • Fab Lab staff member for shop safety and questions
  • Building Wi-Fi

Materials are not included in your membership, please refer to our LMC Fab Lab Manual PDF for a list of approved materials and vendors.

Membership Cost per month

Adult membership - $89
Senior - $49
Youth (ages 8 - 17) - $29
Current LMC students and employees (FREE with your LMC ID number)

Three month memberships also available.

Youth memberships (ages 8-17) are available with guardian supervision. For details please refer to the online LMC Fab Lab Manual.

Fab Lab  - Think it | Make it

laser cutters | 3D printers | vinyl cutters | woodshop | CNC router | hand tools | Adobe Creative Suite software | serger | embroidery machine | walking foot sewing machine

Adult membership - $89 per month
Current LMC students and employees (FREE with your LMC ID number)


Discounted rates available:
Senior - $49 per month
Youth (ages 8 - 17) - $29 per month

And get inspired at Fab Lab workshops!
Membership not required.


Whether you know exactly what you want to create but aren’t sure how to get started, or you’re familiar with the tools but aren’t sure what to make, you’ll be interested in these low-cost, hands-on workshops.

Workshop registration details on EventBrite

Hanson Technology Center at Lake Michigan College
2755 East Napier Avenue
Benton Harbor, Michigan

Questions? (269) 927-1000 x3602