Tools and Equipment

All equipment/tools are labeled with a sign or a colored dot indicating safety level:

  • Green: Easy to operate safely, only minor injury possible while using this equipment
  • Yellow: Requires care to operate safely, major injury is possible though unlikely, damage to an expensive tool and/or time consuming repair may be required
  • Red: Requires specialized training to operate safely, major injury to yourself and others is possible without proper precautions.

Below is a list of equipment that is currently available at the makerspace:

  • Desktop CNCs (qty: 2)
  • Bridgeport mills
  • Precision Measuring tools, including:
    • Dial indicators
    • Center finders
    • Alignment tools
    • Digital calipers
    • Machinist squares
  • 4″, 9” & 13” metal lathes:
    • 5C Collets
    • Tapering fixture (13″ only)
    • Assorted tooling such as LH,RH cutters, boring bars, cut off tools
    • Power feed (9″ only)
    • Threading capability
  • Arc, MIG, TIG, & gas welding
  • Band Saw
  • Plasma cutter
  • Fume filtration system
  • Two table saws, including a cabinet grade SawStop
    • Tapering jig
    • Zero clearance insert
  • Band saws (qty 3)
    • 14″ Resawing
    • 14″ General purpose
    • 10″ metal/plastic
  • Drill press (qty 2)
  • 15″ Planer
  • 8″ Jointer
  • 16/32″ Drum sander
  • Chop saw
  • Downdraft sanding table
  • 8” & 6″ Disk/belt sanders
  • 12″ Disk Sander
  • Oscillating spindle sander
  • Router & router table
  • Jig saw

3D Fabrication:

  • Laser Cutter (qty 2)
  • Filament extruder
  • Digitizer arm
  • Kinect Scanners & Software
  • CAD workstation with AutoCAD, OpenSCAD, MeshCAM, Makerware

Printing & Signage:

  • 60”,56”, 48” & 15” plotters
  • 6’ digital displays/signs (qty 2)
  • 24” vinyl cutter

Textiles:

  • Sewing machines, looms

Electronics:

  • Test Equipment (Oscilloscopes, multimeters, signal generators, logic analyzer)
  • Power supplies
  • Prototyping facilities (soldering irons, etc)
  • LittleBits Education Kits (4 sets)
  • Lego Mindstorms

Computing:

  • Raspberry Pi stations
  • Desktop Linux stations