The West Virginia Makes Festival 2020!

Winners have been announced!!

--Find out more below...--

RCBI's month-long celebration of Manufacturing will culminate in the 2020 Makes Festival Virtual Edition! on October 26th.

The lead-up to this year's Virtual Video-Submission-Based Festival included a series of Maker Master Classes to help you hone your maker-skills, develop your ideas, and produce a competitive entry for cash and membership prizes for youth and engineering and development prizes for contestants!

Learn More...

Learn about dates and times, events and recordings, how to participate, as well as Judging Results... AND the People's Choice Award Winners...!


The Maker Vault @ RCBI Huntington!

In response to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic and in keeping with federal and state guidelines, effective Thursday, March 19, the Maker Vault will no longer be open after 5 p.m.
     Further, the Maker Vault and Innovation Center at RCBI cannot host in-person gatherings, or group events or workshops until further notice. Individual members, in accordance with capacity and social-distancing guidelines provided by advising authorities -- and in accordance with Marshall University guidelines --, may continue to access Maker Vault spaces and equipment.
     If these changes affect your ability to access our facility, we recommend you temporarily suspend your monthly recurring membership until we can resume our regular operating hours. You can do this by clicking “Login” from the menu at the top of the page, or click here.
     - If you’ve forgotten your password, click the “Lost Your Password?” link under the login box for a reset.
     Please scroll down to check the calendar for up-to-date information, or email Deacon Stone at dstone@RCBI.org
**Last Updated 12/03/2020 9:00 am**

Since 1993

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 $24 a month for adults and $14 for students, educators, veterans, and first-responders.

Hours:
M-F 9-5

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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
GlowForge Laser Cutter/Etcher/Engraver
Silhouette Cameo Vinyl Cutter

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

Maker Vault Membership...

Click here to join!

Hours of Operation & Calendar for Maker Programs!

*Please consult this calendar for scheduled events, cancellations, & holiday hours. Every effort will be made to provide at least 1 week's notice of any changes to the schedule.

Supports this Nonprofit Program.