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Idea Fab Labs, Santa Cruz is a member-driven creation zone for makers of all levels to collaborate, innovate, and build a community. At IFL you can have access to high tech tools and design software, learn new skills through classes and workshops, and collaborate with fellow members on fun and interesting projects.

Added Weekly Orientation! We will be holding an extra New Member Orientation each Wednesday at 5pm in addition to our standard Mondays at 7pm. All of our Safety Classes our free with membership. Sign up now or contact us with questions.

What do we offer? So much!

At Idea Fab Lab, Santa Cruz you have the opportunity for peer-to-peer collaboration and access to a growing range of tools and educational courses. The lab includes a 100 watt Laser Cutter, 3D printing stations, electronics lab, wood shop with CNC, textiles equipment, computers, jewelry zone, and much more. You will have access to design software, such as the Autodesk Software Suite, CorelDraw and open work areas to build your projects.

Want to learn more? Visit us at Open House!

Hours: Stop by Mondays 5:00pm-7:00pm to see our equipment, take a tour, and chat with us.
Location: Find us on the 2nd floor of the Wrigley Building at 2801 Mission Street, Santa Cruz, CA.

Become a Member

Membership Options: We have a range of options to support your needs as an individual maker or to join with a partner. See membership options here.
New Member Orientation: If you recently became a new member or want to sign-up onsite, RSVP here for new member orientation on Mondays at 7:00 pm.

Idea Fab Labs Chico

Don’t live near Santa Cruz? You can also check out our Chico location.