Makerspace Hours

Learn something new

The Electronics, Textiles, and 3D Printing Shop offers an extensive range of fabrication equipment, including sewing machines, soldering tools, laser cutters, embroidery machines, filament printers, and more. Dedicated shop supervisors are available for training and assistance.

Equipment and machines

  • (3) Weller Soldering Irons
  • (3) Hakko Hot Air Rework Stations
  • (3) Rigol Power Supply
  • (3) Rigol Waveform Generator
  • (3) Rigol Oscilloscope
  • (1) Formech Acrylic Bender

  • (2) Hi-Steam Vacuum Board
  • (2) Hot-Steam Irons
  • (2) Melco Embroidery Machines
  • (6) Juki Lockstitch Machines
  • (2) Juki Serger Machines
  • (2) Juki Coverstitch Machines
  • (1) Juki Upholstery Sewing Machines
  • (2) Stoll Knitting Machines
  • (1) TC-2 Loom

  • (2) Bambu X1-C
  • (11) Ultimaker S5
  • (6) Formlabs Form 3
  • (2) Formlabs Form 3B
  • (1) Formlabs Form 3L

  • (3) Universal Laser Cutters

Not sure where to start?

Try a free Makerspace workshop — 3D Printing 101, Embroidery 101, and Laser Cutting 101 — to get hands-on experience with the equipment.

Request shop time

Complete online training

Fill out the form below to specify your project or training request. Upon submission, you’ll receive a Canvas invitation for mandatory EHS safety training that must be finished before accessing the space.

Hands-on training

Once you’ve completed the online training, schedule hands-on training with the shop supervisor. Send an email to Attend the in-person training session at the shop, where you’ll learn how to use the equipment.

Start creating

After finishing the in-person training, you’re free to utilize the shop for your personal projects, class assignments, prototyping, and more. Your creative journey begins!

Makerspace Reservation: Electronics, Textiles, and 3D Printing Shop 2023

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Electronics, Textiles, and 3D Printing Shop Staff

Our supervisors are here to support you and your ideas. Reach out with questions about the equipment, possibilities, and logistics of this Makerspace.

Daron Head,

Shop Supervisor

Sushant Chiramana,

Student Employee