If you could make almost anything, what would it be?

Give ordinary people the right tools, and they will design and build the most extraordinary things. That’s the idea behind Fab Lab. We're working to grow a Fab Lab here in DC!

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Artist, Designer, Maker Ryan McKibbin's digitally designed and fabricated furnishings are on view @ Fab Lab DC along with sculpture by Alex Mayer.

The National Fab Lab Network Act of 2013

Mar 20, 2013 Washington, D.C. – Today, Congressman Bill Foster (IL-11) introduced the National Fab Lab Network Act of 2013 to promote advanced manufacturing in the U.S. and invest in the next generation of entrepreneurs and innovators. The bill is being introduced with bipartisan support from 15 original co-sponsors including Rep. Randy Hultgren (IL-14), Rep. Tom Massie (KY- 4), Rep.U.S. Rep. Bill Foster (IL-11). Read more on our News page.

Hope to see you @ U.S. News STEM Solutions Conference & USA Science and Engineering Festival

USA Science & Engineering Festival at the DC Convention Center April 26 and 27, 2014 Times both days: 9am-6pm Free of charge and open to all ages! We hope to see you there. (We will be off-site @ expos and will resume regular programming at our location in early May.)

Transformative Learning Technologies: Learn, Design, Make, Share

Fab Lab DC collaborates with other organizations to create unique programming.

You Can Make It in DC ! Innovation, Education, Job Training, Business Incubation and New Product Development ~ In the spirit of MIT’s Fab Lab community outreach project, FAB LAB DC is a high-tech, fabrication laboratory/community workshop in the heart of the Nation’s Capital to advance creativity, innovation, and collaborative projects.