Equipment

All of our tools and equipment are free to use to all registered Makers. Maker accounts are required for anyone wanting to use a tool. (Maker accounts can be created at the front desk.)

We require (and offer) safety training for the large power tools. If you need assistance with any equipment, please ask a Maker on Duty before attempting to use it. The tools that require reservations include links (below) to our online reservation system.

General Shop Tools:

  • Mechanics tool sets (socket sets, wrenches, screwdrivers, pliers, etc.)
  • Tap and die set
  • Files, rasps, shaping tools
  • Dremel sets
  • Shopvacs
  • 12v Battery charger
  • Jack stands
  • Cordless drill and impact driver (full selection of appropriate bits)

Fiber Arts (sewing-related):

  • Singer 4423 Heavy Duty Sewing Machine (x2)
  • Brother 1034D 3/4 Thread Serger
  • Brother SE-400 Embroidery Machine
  • Ironing boards and irons
  • Cutting mats
  • Tool caddies with scissors, pinking shears, rotary cutters, acrylic rulers, fabric markers, knitting needles, crochet hooks
  • Materials such as yarn, muslin, brown paper, assorted threads, pins and safety pins

Electronics:

  • Hakko FX888D-23BY Digital Soldering Station (x2)
  • Weller WESD51 Digital Soldering Station (x2)
  • Mastech HY3005F-3 DC Power Supply (x2)
  • Tektronix TBS1042 Digital Storage Oscilloscope
  • Instek SFG-1013 3MHz Function Generator
  • AstroAI Digital Multimeter with Ohm Volt Amp and Diode Test (x2)

Metalworking

  • MIG flux-core wire welder
  • DeWalt 14″ chop saw
  • Bench grinder
  • Angle grinder
  • 6″ vice with anvil
  • Various punches, chisels, hammers, etc.

Woodworking

  • Saw Stop 10″ table saw
  • Jet 14″ bandsaw
  • Jet 16″ planer
  • Jet 6″ jointer
  • Jet 80″ horizontal edge belt sander
  • Hitachi 10″ compound miter saw
  • Hand power tools (circular saw, orbital sander, belt sander, jig saw, reciprocating saw)

Epilog Laser:

  • 50W laser with 18″x24″ bed.
  • Cuts paper, mat/chip board, fabric, leather, cardboard, thin plywoods, and soft solid woods and acrylic sheet up to 1/2″ thick.
  • Etches all the above plus glass, soft metals, and marble–etching.
  • Can be reserved online for up to two hours. If more time is needed at once, contact the Maker on Duty.

CLICK HERE to reserve the Epilog Laser

Ultimaker 2+ 3D Printer

Build Volume: 223mm x 223mm x 205mm

CLICK HERE to reserve the Ultimaker 2+ 

Ultimaker 2 Go 3D Printer

Build Volume: 120mm x 120mm x 115mm

CLICK HERE to reserve the Ultimaker 2 Go

3D Systems CubePro Trio 3D Printer

Print Size: 11.2″(w) x 9.06″(h) x 10.6″(d)

Print Resolution:
HD: 70 microns
SD: 200 microns
Fast mode: 300 microns

Come in and visit with us about using the Cube Pro. 

Rostock Max 3D Printer

  • 8″d x 14″h cylindrical build area; prints from 150 (high) to 600 (low) micron resolution
  • Prints using ABS or PLA plastics
  • Can be reserved up for up to three hours online.  For longer prints, contact the Maker on Duty for scheduling.  Large or long prints should be scheduled within the last hour of the day and allowed to run overnight if possible.

Come in and visit with us about using the Rostock. 

FormLabs 1+ Resin 3D Printer:

  • 4.5″x4.5″x5″ build area; prints from 25 (high) to 200 (low) micron resolution
  • Prints using UV-cured liquid resins
  • There is generally a fee associated with use of this printer; contact the Maker on duty for details and scheduling.

Come in and visit with us about using the FormLabs. 

ShopBot CNC Router:

  • 4’x8′ bed (accommodates standard-size plywood sheets)
  • 1/4″ spiral router bits usually available for general use
  • Can be reserved online for up to two hours. If more time is needed at once, contact the Maker on Duty.

CLICK HERE to reserve the ShopBot CNC

Centroform Vacuum Form

  • Forms plastics up to 1/4″ thick
  • Plastic sheet size : 15 1/4 ”  x  20 1/4 “
  • Forming area : 12 ” x 17 “
  • Max. depth of draw 7 inches depending on mold geometry
  • Works with all formable plastics which include : Styrene, Acrylic or Plexiglas, Pet-G, PVC, ABS, Polyethylene, and vinyl
  • Can be used for production, prototyping, magnetic letters, molds for plaster/concrete/candy/chocolate, packaging, blister packaging, sign making, mask making, special effects, RC Parts, etc.

Vinyl Express Plotter/Cutter

  • Max. Cutting Width 610mm(24in) 760mm(29.9in) 1016mm(40in) 1320mm(52in)
  • Max. Media Loading Width 770mm(30.3in) 920mm(36.22in) 1270mm(50in) 1594mm(62.75in)
  • Min. Media Loading Width 50mm (1.97 in)
  • Acceptable Material Thickness 0.8mm (0.0315 in)

SignWarehouse Vinyl Heat Press

  • 15″ x 15″ press area

NextEngine UltraHD 3D Scanner

  • Software to Scan, Align, Polish, and Fuse 3D Models
  • 0.005 inch accuracy
  • Twin arrays of four, Class 1M, 10 mW solid state lasers with custom optics
  • Field size up to “soda can” (macro) and “shoebox” (wide)
  • Scans can be output as STL, OBJ, VRML, XYZ, and PLY files.