FabLab

If you can think of it, you can create it

What People Have Been Making

  • South Shields

    Local resident Kevin Flett, a retired designer, has used the FabLab to bring his CGI designs of South Shields in the 1960’s to life with the help of the 3D printer and laser cutter.

    Case Study: South Shields
  • Monsters

    Our FabLab team have been busy over the past few weeks making some monster-tastic items to coincide with Monsters! The Good, The Bad and The Cuddly – the new exhibition on display here at The Word.

    Case Study: Monsters
  • Traction Engine

    Russell Hall, Senior Librarian who works at The Word, spent his free time making an impressive traction engine replica using our 3D printers.

    Case Study: Traction Engine

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