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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

2  – 9 p.m. 
Tuesdays and Thursdays

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 Tour & Member Orientation 

RSVP for one of our weekly tours to learn more about the Fab Lab. Visiting in person is a good opportunity to see the space, meet us and ask questions specific to your personal interests. Tours are open to anyone, all ages welcome. Please wear closed toe shoes.

LMC Fab Lab Membership 

Fab Lab 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

Community membership - $89
Michigan Public School Employees - $49
Students - $29

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 Grand Opening

April 1, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Hanson Technology Center

register for the grand opening

laser cutters | 3D printers | vinyl cutters | woodshop | CNC router | hand tools | Adobe Creative Suite software

And get inspired at…

Grand Opening Week Workshops - April
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, including:

Workshops include:

  • Fab Lab Bootcamp
  • Personalized Rubber Stamps
  • Laser Cut Jewelry
  • Create Your Own 6-Pack Holder – with customized coasters

Workshop registration details here!

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

Questions? (269) 927-6504