Discover our state-of-the-art laser engraving and cutting machines, as well as our CNC routers and 3D printers, perfect for all your fabrication needs.
Get hands-on with advanced tools and design software

Become a part of our vibrant maker community

Become a member of Idea Fab Labs and gain access to a vibrant community of makers, collaborate on exciting projects, and expand your skills through our classes and workshops.

  • Get started with laser cutting and engraving
  • Explore the world of 3D Printing
  • Unlock your creativity with CNC

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Compare Membership Levels

Fabrication LevelPro LevelPro+ Level
State of the art Facility
Access 8am-12am, 7days/week
Online Tools & Workstation Reservation4h/w8h/w12h/w
Drop-in Access
High-speed Wireless
Computer Station Access
Design Software Access
Safety & Basic Use Classes
Hand Tools
Laser Cutting & Engraving
3D Printing & Scanning
Vinyl & Printing
Jewelry Making
CNC Routers

Pricing Plans

Find the perfect pricing plan for you and start creating today.

Fabrication Level


*6 month plan

Access to Hand Tools, Laser Cutting & Engraving, 3D Printing & Scanning, Vinyl & Printing, Jewelry Making, Electronics
Reserve 4 hours per week on all tools and workstations.


Fabrication level access plus Woodshop & ShopBot CNC Router

Pro+ Level


*Contact us to upgrade

Complete Equipment Access.

Reserve 12 hours per week on all tools and workstations.

Student Rates

We offer special membership rates for UCSC and Cabrillo College students with current full-time term enrollment!

Full time students get 50% off memberships!
We are open every night until midnight and all summer long!

Chose your Membership Plan

Fabrication Level

Pro Level

Special Team Rates

This opportunity is offered on an individual basis. As a Team Member, you are expected to contribute 2-3 hours of your time each week working at our lab. In return, we offer you a Pro Membership for a highly reduced price. Learn More…

To be considered, please complete an application form, and we will schedule an appointment to discuss the details of your Team Membership. It’s important to note that Team Memberships are limited and given out based on your skills and the number of hours you can commit to.

* applicable after approval

Group Memberships

We offer group plans for businesses and organizations!

Are you in charge of an organization or business that would like to provide perks and benefits to its employees or members? Consider giving them an exciting and creative experience at Idea Fab Labs Santa Cruz.

At Idea Fab Labs, we offer much more than just a workspace. Our facility is a haven for creativity, where ideas come to life. We provide a wide range of digital fabrication tools, such as laser cutters, CNC machines, and 3D printers, that can elevate your team’s productivity and foster an innovative spirit.

  • 2 Members: For just $260/month, empower two of your team members with Pro Access to our digital fabrication tools.
  • Add More: For every additional member, pay only an extra $60/month up to the eighth member.
  • Beyond 8 Members: If your team is larger, don’t worry! For every member beyond eight, the monthly fee drops to just $45/month.

We are excited to welcome you and your colleagues to the stunning Wrigley Building in Santa Cruz. Join us today and unleash your creativity!

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