WV Makes! @ RCBI

Maker Master Class

A Hands-on Break-out-session Workshop at RCBI Huntington.

Come meet masters of their domains in 3D Printing, Laser-Cutting, Mechatronics & Robotics, CAD & 3D Design, Computer-Controlled Routing, and more...

Sessions are 1 hour & 15 minutes, and start at 9 am Saturday October 6th. You choose your track.

Steve Cercone <br>
Bluegrass Industries
Steve Cercone
Bluegrass Industries
Incorporating Mechatronics and Robotics into your Program
Steve Olson <br>
MESA
Steve Olson
MESA
Have You Met Fusion 360?
From Photo to 3D Print
Brian Brown <br>
RCBI
Brian Brown
RCBI
Cutting Metal with a 4000W Laser
Deacon Stone <br>
RCBI
Deacon Stone
RCBI
Today’s Maker Workflow in RCBI’s Maker Vault
Melissa Ragsdale <br>
3DOLOGiE
Melissa Ragsdale
3DOLOGiE
Industrial 3D Printing
Carbon Fiber & Metal 3D Printing with MarkForged
3D Printing Tips & Tricks

Ready to find out all the details?

Click to read detailed workshop descriptions and presenter-bios!


The WV Makes Festival!

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RCBI and statewide partners present the fifth annual West Virginia Makes Festival, a celebration of ingenuity and creativity. Friday Oct. 5 2018, from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m!

  • Design Challenge for makers of all ages
  • Hands-on activities for everyone
  • 3D Printing
  • Local Artists, Makers & Innovators
  • Maker Master Class workshops to follow, Saturday Oct. 6 2018 at RCBI Huntington

Join us on the Huntington campus of Marshall University at the Memorial Student Center for the 2018 WV Makes Festival; register below!

Exhibitor Registration...

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The celebration is open to everyone, and was attended by nearly 2,000 people in 2017!

Do you own a business, are you a maker, innovator, inventor, artist or artisan?

You belong here!

Design Challenge Registration...

design challenge

Our annual Design Challenge will provide makers the opportunity to demonstrate new ideas and skills, and will reward their creative inspirations! Hobbyists, inventors, enthusiasts, artists and students of all ages who enter the Design Challenge are eligible for one of several prizes...

Group Registration...

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Visiting with a School Field-trip, professional colleagues, club, church, or other group?

Please register here so we can learn more about you, and track our growing attendance!


For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology 

INTO ORBITSM Challenge Details Released

Do you have what it takes to go INTO ORBITSM? The 2018/2019 FIRST®LEGO® League season will explore how to solve the physical and social problems associated with long-duration space flight. Full Challenge details are now available.

RCBI will host Scrimmages and Events at Two locations!


The Maker Vault @ RCBI Huntington!

RCBI’s Maker Vault provides the community with a space to experiment, develop, and learn through self-led projects and group workshops. Making high-end professional equipment and materials accessible for all, the Maker Vault extends RCBI’s support of innovation and entrepreneurship; and gives a retired bank vault new life as a repository of ideas and creativity.

With a Maker Vault membership, you receive access to our high-end, professional equipment as well as:

  • Expert training and assistance for all equipment
  • Access to Maker Vault classes and workshops
  • Access to materials and supplies to build your creations

Memberships are $40 a month for adults and $20 for students.

Summer Hours:
M-F 9-5

*extended hours Fall-Spring

TTh 9-8:30pm

Sat 10-6:30

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Equipment available in the RCBI Maker Vault:

3D printers:

  • Makerbot Replicator 2's
  • Makerbot Replicator 2X Expiramental
  • INVENT3D Printer
  • LulzBot TAZ 5

X-Carve tabletop CNC router 
Buffalo Dental Tray-Vac Vacuum Forming System
Silhouette Cameo Vinyl Cutter

Soldering Setups
Desktop & Laptop Computers
Planning, Assembly, & Workspace


Supports this Nonprofit Program.
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