Making Art Work

The Cedars Union

1219 South Ervay Street, Dallas, TX 75215


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.
If you have an emergency, please contact Matt at 972-816-8018 or Cat at 940-435-5425

Upcoming events

Intro to Woodshop

March 6th, 2024

Attention all woodworkers and aspiring woodworkers! This hands-on program will provide you with the skills and knowledge you need to become a proficient woodworker, with…

CU Workshops: Papermaking with Magaly Cantu

March 9th, 2024

Don't miss the chance to immerse yourself in the art of papermaking with Magaly Cantu on March 9th! Magaly, a skilled paper crafter, will share…

CU Graphics: Intro to Printmaking

March 13th, 2024

Join us for an exciting Printmaking Workshop tailored for fine artists and aspiring printmakers! This hands-on program is designed to equip participants with the skills…

CU Member Critique

March 15th, 2024

This members only session will be moderated by Taylor Gibson! During the course of the program, we will discuss works of three talented artists from…

CU Workshops: Papermaking Office Hours

March 16th, 2024

Enjoyed our papermaking workshop? Fantastic! Deepen your skills with hands-on guidance from Taylor, our Programs Manager. Building on the techniques learned at our prior workshop…

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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 a Small, Art Related Meeting (Manager approval Required)

Please let us know in the description what the meeting is for. A manager may reach out to get more information. Meetings are considered to be under 6 non-members, and are related to your art…

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 (Manager approval required)

Reserve the wall for photography in the fabrication lab. When you reserve this wall, you can also use the CU's lighting equipment. A manager will need to get the lighting equipment out of our closet…

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.

3D Printer #1 (Schnell)

If you need help with this piece of equipment, please be reach out to a staff member.

Vinyl Cutter

Graphtec CE6000 Plus

3D Printer #2 (Gazpacho)

The BambuLab Printer is a reservable piece of equipment that requires training. If you are a member, please reach out to Matt and he will work with you on learning how to 3D Print. Members…

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.

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.

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!

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 10:30am - 5:30pm, Tuesday - Saturday.

Group Tour

Ettan Press

Ettan MS-3 Etching Press 24" x 48"

Meeting Room for Event (Manager approval for rental required)

Please select this category if you are interested in having an event in the meeting room. Events are classified as more than 6 people attending, and typically are requested for during non-staff hours. Due to…

Location

1219 South Ervay Street, Dallas, TX 75215
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