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Fab Lab of the Week: The Hardesty Center for Fab Lab Tulsa

Hardesty Center for Fab Lab Tulsa

This week’s featured Fab Lab is the Hardesty Center fo Fab Lab Tulsa in Oklahoma.

The Hardesty Center for Fab Lab Tulsa is a non-profit entity that has collaborated with the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to assemble a diverse collection of state-of-the-art equipment and computers into one workspace as a community center for innovation, entrepreneurship, and STEM education.

Originally conceived in 2008 and officially formed in July 2010, this 3600 square-foot facility is directly inspired by MIT Professor Neil Gershenfeld who invented the Fab Lab idea.

We enjoyed reading their blog post, 10 Things We Learned about starting a Fab Lab, including rules of thumb such as “no egos allowed”, “listen to your community”, and “raise friends before funds.”

Below is a video walkthrough of the Tulsa facility.