Making Art Work

The Cedars Union

1219 South Ervay Street, Dallas, TX 75215

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Hours

Monday to Monday closed
Tuesday to Saturday 10:00 AM — 6:00 PM
Sunday to Sunday closed

Welcome to The Cedars Union

Hello and welcome to The Cedars Union! Please note, the alarm sets automatically between midnight and 7am. The alarm code is 9011.
If you have an emergency, please contact Matt at 972-816-8018 or Cat at 940-435-5425

Upcoming events

Member Demo: Adobe Photoshop

December 9th, 2022

Matt will guide us through photoshop basics such as curves, cropping, levels, LUTs, etc. We will be meeting in the meeting room, bring a laptop…

Intro to Woodshop

December 10th, 2022

Need a refresher on woodshop equipment and etiquette? Matt will get you caught back up to speed on the bandsaw, chopsaw, table saw, and where…

Member Demo: Building Floater Frames

January 7th, 2023

Matt will show how to build a floater frame for stretched canvas or paneled paintings. If you have a small piece you’d like to frame…

CU Member Critique

January 11th, 2023

Each month members hold a critique, giving feedback on new or in progress work of 2-3 of their peers. Register and find more information on…

Intro to Woodshop

January 14th, 2023

Need a refresher on woodshop equipment and etiquette? Matt will get you caught back up to speed on the bandsaw, chop saw, table saw, and…

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Reserve Your Space

Meeting Room

You can reserve the main table for a meeting or to work on your laptop, etc.

Industrial Sewing Machine

The industrial sewing machine is a Juki - the top brand in industrial sewing machines. This machine is available for member use. If you join and do not have experience in sewing with this type…

Printmaking Station

Our printmaking station includes an antique Gordon Letterpress and a small etching press. Members may reserve this station if they have experience in these printmaking tools. If you need training on this equipment, please hold…

Meeting Room for Event (Manager approval Required)

You can request to reserve the entire meeting room for an event, lecture, or workshop. We require staff approval and at least two weeks notice for events, as most Artist Member-lead events require staff to…

Work Table #1

You can reserve a work table for up to 4 hours in the Fabrication Lab. If you need more than one table, please book each individually.

Photography Wall & Lighting Equipment

Reserve the wall for photography in the fabrication lab. When you reserve this wall, you can also use the CU's lighting equipment. Common uses are for photographing your work or taking headshots. This wall, area,…

PC Lab Computer

The PC Lab has a custom-built PC workstation running Windows 10, designed specifically for computer modeling, rendering, projection mapping, and motion graphics work.

Mac Lab

The CU Mac Lab is outfitted with an iMac Pro loaded with software tailored to photo, video, and audio editing. This is to book the whole Mac Lab.

Vinyl Cutter

Graphtec CE6000 Plus

Work Table #2

This is to reserve a table in the Fabrication Lab if one is already booked at the time you want it. If you need more than one table, please book each individually.

Work Table #3

This is to reserve a table in the Fabrication Lab if #1 and #2 are already booked at the time you want them. If you need more than one table, please book each individually.

Table Saw

3HP Sawstop Professional Cabinet Saw. CU Membership and wood shop training required prior to booking. This machine can only be used if other members or staff are in the Annex. Reach out to staff if…

Band Saw

Laguna 14bx Bandsaw. CU Membership and wood shop training required prior to booking. The woodshop can only be used if other members or staff are in the building. Reach out to staff if you have…

Miter Saw

Bosch 12in Compound Miter Saw. Membership and wood shop training required prior to booking.The wood shop can only be used if other members or staff are in the building. Reach out to staff if you…

Scroll Saw

Craftsman Scroll Saw. Membership and wood shop training required prior to booking.The wood shop can only be used if other members or staff are in the building. Reach out to staff if you have questions.

Wood Shop

Entire Fab Lab

Reserve here if you need the entire space, but manager approval is required on this one. It'll send us an email notification when you book it.

My Studio

Please use this resource to "reserve" your private studio so you can let others know you are in the space. Add your name in the reservation reason.

Staff Person On-Site

Here is where you will the staff person on site for the day and their contact number. They are generally on site from 9am - 5pm Mon - Sat with an hour lunch break. They…

CU Easel

This may be taken anywhere in the building, but make sure you bring it back to the fab lab.

Guest Tour

We will begin giving occasional 1 on 1 tours of the space, booking them here at least 3 days in advance. That way, if you would rather not be in the space during the time…

Picnic Table/Outside Area

Please reserve if you will eating your lunch on the picnic table or working on a project in the fenced in area. Thanks!

Guest Studio Visit

Please use this category if you would like to schedule a studio visit. Due to Covid-19 protocols, this reservation is a request and will be automatically sent for manager approval. We are wanting to keep…

Table Space In Meeting Room

This space allows up to 2 people at this time.

Use of Boedeker

Please book this for the time you plan to spend in the Boedeker. This space is available from 9am - 5pm, Monday - Friday.

Group Tour

Location

1219 South Ervay Street, Dallas, TX 75215
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