uOttawa Richard L’Abbé Makerspace

Invent, build and play at the uOttawa Richard L’Abbé Makerspace. It’s equipped with 3D printers, Arduinos, CNC mills, Handibots, laser cutters and much more.

A student-run space, it allows everyone to collaborate and build their dream projects for free!


We will provide you with training on the use of the equipment through various workshops that you can register for using our Eventbrite Page.


Hours of Operation

Monday to Friday
12 p.m. to 8 p.m. (Faculty members and registered students)
11 a.m. to 5 p.m. (General Public)

Where Are We Located?

Room B109A
Colonel By building (CBY)
161 Louis Pasteur
613-562-5800 x1559


Introducing Makerspace Expert Hours

Looking for expert advice in a specific field? Have no fear Makerspace Expert Hours are here!

Every week on Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays from 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM, we can offer you help and support in the following areas: 3D modeling, 3D printing, PCB design (eagle), soldering, Arduino, laser cutting, embroidery, 360 filming, machining, robotics, and VR.

Questions? experts.makerspace@uottawa.ca

What Equipment Do We Have?

The uOttawa Richard L’Abbé Makerspace is home to some very powerful and interesting equipment such as 3D printers and laser cutters.

View the full list

Watch a video that demonstrates what you can do with our equipment

All  students are welcome. We do not charge to use the equipment.

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