What we're about

TheLab.ms is an all volunteer non-profit Makerspace / Hackerspace in Plano, Texas. Its mission is to foster a collaborative environment wherein people can explore and create intersections between science, art, culture and technology.

We are located at 1915 N Central Expy #370 in Plano, TX. Our latest additions to the space include a cast iron table saw, a dual bevel compound sliding miter saw, a commercial jointer, router table, drill press, and a scroll saw.

If you want to contact us, please e-mail leadership @ thelab.ms

Support TheLab.ms by becoming an official member (https://thelab.ms/join.html). You can also help us out by using our Amazon Smile account. It doesn't cost you anything. Amazon just donates .5% of all purchases that are made through the amazon smile page. Please use it and share it with all family and friends. https://smile.amazon.com/ch/46-4432080

Upcoming events (5)

Work From "Home" From The Lab ⭐Online Quarantine Edition ⭐

TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace

Work From TheLab from Home Friday! WoFLHFri! Join us on our Slack channel to chat with fellow makers and learn about TheLab! While we're ALL stuck at home! https://join.slack.com/t/thelab/shared_invite/zt-ddtp2kh1-QmyubeTvCJfbunyGaHT~9g WE ARE NOT MEETING AT THE PHYSICAL LAB. STAY HOME. ************** #WoFLFri == Work From the Lab Friday On Fridays we get together at the space to remotely do our "day jobs" in a social, co-working session. Around noon we'll head to lunch as a group. Members and non-members are welcome to participate. This also serves as an informal Open House, so please feel free to stop by, and we'll be happy to show you around our Makerspace! If you're looking for an informal tour of our makerspace, we're almost always in the building until 12:00 PM. We usually adjourn for lunch at around noon, and we are rarely gone for more than two hours. There's usually a few of us still hanging around the building after lunch until around 5:00 PM, but we make no guarantees. Most people are usually ready to start their weekend after lunch!

Getting Started with Silhouette Cameo 4

TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace

In this class we will be going over the basics of the Silhouette Cameo 4 and the Silhouette Studio Basic Software which is used with the machine. There will be time at the end of the class to ask questions and get help with projects. You will need the Silhouette Studio Basic Edition software installed on your computer in order to operate the Silhouette Cameo. This edition of the software is free and available for download at https://www.silhouetteamerica.com/software

Weekly Video Game Night! ⭐Online Quarantine Edition ⭐

TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace

Oh no! We're social distancing, so come play with us on our Discord Channel! https://discord.gg/U9DUCey WE ARE NOT MEETING AT THE PHYSICAL LAB. STAY HOME. ************** Come join us at TheLab.ms on Saturday night to play some video games! You don't have to be a member of TheLab.ms to attend Video Game Night, so come on out and play some video games or board games with us! We have plenty of controllers and beverages, and we almost always remember to buy some pizza! Even if you aren't all that interested in playing games, you're welcome to hang out and be a spectator, and we'd be more than happy to give you a tour of our makerspace! We're located at 75 and Park, between Coffee Del Rey and Hawk Security.

Chess Club @ Game Night @ The Lab.ms

TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace

It's Game Night @TheLab.ms, but for a special treat, we're also hosting a lil' Chess Club action. We'll have several chess boards set up in one of our classrooms so you can join in on the fun: beginner or expert, we welcome you all! We hope to see you there!

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Lost Our Box Game Developers "Weekly Project Meetup"

TheLab.ms - Plano's Makerspace

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