What we're about

Reforge Charleston is an education based, non-profit makerspace. We provide a facility for people to utilize tools and equipment, take classes and attend events for Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics (STEAM) awareness. We promote technological literacy in the community with an inclusive approach that seeks to engage all ages, skill levels, and cultural backgrounds. For more information visit our website (http://www.reforge.io/).

Our paid members get full access to the space and tools as well as discounts on classes. If you are interested in joining please go here (https://www.reforge.io/membership/).

Please email info@reforge.io with your interests or further information on scheduling specific classes or events.

We are now located in the Citadel Mall at 2070 Sam Rittenberg Blvd (between Ann Taylor Loft and Belk, across from Outslide In). The closest public entrance is the Food Court near Target

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Homeschool Program

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Homeschool Program for ALL children ages 8 to 18. Topics of study include but not limited to... Tinkercad & 3D printing, Easel & CNC routers, Affinity Designer, Inkscape & CNC Laser, Cryptology, Arduino Circuitry and more.

Introduction to Laser Etching and Cutting

Citadel Mall

The Laser Cutter is every maker's dream tool. Whether you want to etch detailed graphics, cut intricate patterns, or fabricate complex 3D objects, this tool will make your life much easier. Suggested class fee $20 donation with members receiving $10 off. Payments can be made in person or ahead of time at https://paypal.me/reforgechs (enter class name in the notes section). In this class, you'll learn the basics of custom cutting and pattern etching with 2D graphics. Whether you've got access to a laser cutter or not, this class will teach you everything you need to know to make your own high-tech creations.

Homeschool Program

Needs a location

Homeschool Program for ALL children ages 8 to 18. Topics of study include but not limited to... Tinkercad & 3D printing, Easel & CNC routers, Affinity Designer, Inkscape & CNC Laser, Cryptology, Arduino Circuitry and more.

Make your own slide top box

Citadel Mall

Make your own slide top box from scratch! The slide-top box makes a good first project to explore woodworking. All materials will be provided. You will get a chance to use tools from a by gone era. Suggested class fee $20 donation, with members receiving $10 off. Payments can be made in person or ahead of time at https://paypal.me/reforgechs (enter class name in the notes section). THIS CLASS WILL COVER 1. Making the project fit the material 2. Learn “NO MEASURE” Square construction 3. The butt joint 4. The Stanley 45 plane 5. Set-up and use of A. 10-inch table saw B. Router and router table 6. Using the above to make the slide-top box This class will walk you through the making of a slide-top box using mostly hand tools. You will be taken back to a time when hand tools were king. The slide-top box is a perfect project for this trip back in time. Come join us for a fun time (about 2.5 hours) and come away with a useful item. Skill level for this class: Beginner

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Introduction to Tinkercad & 3D printing

Citadel Mall

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