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==How do I get to work on projects in DaBL?==
 
==How do I get to work on projects in DaBL?==
It's simple: show up at any time during our Open Hours and we'll give you a [[Welcome to the Lab]]!
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It's simple: show up during our Open Hours and we'll give you a [[Welcome to the Lab]]!
  
 
==What safety information do I need to know when I am working in DaBL?==
 
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==What kind of equipment do you have?==
 
==What kind of equipment do you have?==
 
Check out our [[Equipment Resources]].
 
Check out our [[Equipment Resources]].
 
==Contact us!==
 
 
*Email: dabl@american.edu
 
*Instagram: [https://www.instagram.com/designandbuildlab/ designandbuildlab]
 
*Twitter: [https://twitter.com/design_build_au @design_build_au]
 
 
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Latest revision as of 21:41, 18 May 2020

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Welcome to the Design and Build Lab's Knowledgebase!

The Design and Build Lab - also known as DaBL - is a digital fabrication / rapid prototyping / experimentation facility located in the new Don Myers Technology and Innovation Building. Its purpose is to inspire and empower students, staff, and faculty to create things to solve problems!

How do I get to work on projects in DaBL?

It's simple: show up during our Open Hours and we'll give you a Welcome to the Lab!

What safety information do I need to know when I am working in DaBL?

Check out Safety in DaBL.

How do I learn how to make things?

Check out our Knowledgebase Resources.

What kind of equipment do you have?

Check out our Equipment Resources.