Laney College FabLab

Make almost anything with digital fabrication tools


The Laney College FabLab is a digital fabrication shop open to all current students, faculty and staff. The FabLab is free to use and available to all Laney students. No prior experience is needed to use the FabLab. All that’s required is a willingness to learn and a pair of closed-toed shoes.

Digital fabrication is a workflow for creating physical objects through digital design technologies and automated tools.

Our mission is to provide equitable access to the world of digital fabrication. We strive to ignite the joy of making in all students, cultivating a community where creativity, safety, and craftsmanship converge. Our experienced staff provides comprehensive training in equipment usage and safety, access to the necessary software, and basic materials for all of our machines.

Some of our machines and tools include:

  • Shopbot CNC Router
  • 3D Printers
  • Laser Cutters
  • Desktop Mill
  • Vinyl Cutter
  • Waterjet
  • Embroidery machine

Thank you for your interest in donating to the Laney FabLab! Please navigate to the Peralta Colleges Foundations page.

We at the FabLab greatly appreciate your donation. All donations are tax deductible!

FabLab Workshop Schedule

10:00amWaterjetVinyl Cutter
11:00am3D PrinterPower ToolsLaser CutterCNC Embroidery
12:00pmLaser Cutter3D PrinterPower ToolsCNC Router Intro
2:00pmCNC EmbroideryWaterjet3D PrinterLaser Cutter
3:00pmWaterjetCNC Router IntroVinyl CutterPower Tools
4:00pmCNC Router IntroLaser Cutter

The FabLab is available to all current Laney students. To take a workshop please come to the FabLab at the appointed day and time and let a staff member know you are interested.

Welcome to the Laney FabLab