MLab is the collaborative makerspace and fabrication lab in Grinnell

Whatever the idea, we can help you make it a reality.

Our DeWalt mitre saw Wood shop
One of our Arduino microcontrollers Electronics
Our Form Labs Form 2 3d printer 3D printing
Our enclosed CNC mill 3D carving
Laser cutter Laser cutter
Welder Welding
Vinyl cutter Vinyl cutter
Metal brake Metal shop
One of our lathes Lathes
Our 3d scanner 3D scanner
X-Carve by Inventables Sewing

Visit us

When you first visit the MLab, a trained staff member will welcome you to the space. You will be given a brief safety orientation, and then you can get trained on any tools you want to use. Returning members can check-in seamlessly and get right to work.

Ready to make something?

Tuesday4pm – 7pm
Wednesday2pm – 5pm
Thursday4pm – 7pm
Saturday10am – 5pm
Sunday10am – 5pm


MLab is operated as a joint partnership between the Grinnell Area Arts Council and the Grinnell College Wilson Center for Innovation and Leadership.

We're housed in The Stew, conveniently located at 927 Broad St in Downtown Grinnell. You can also send us a message via email.

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