Hacker and Maker Resources

 

Tools and Equipment that are Currently Available:

 

Electrical test and electronics:

  • Oscilloscope
  • Soldering stations
  • Wire
  • Power supplies
  • Singal Generator
  • Test meters
  • Data logging device
  • Adjustable electrcal load

 

Machining and metal Fabrication related

  • 3-axis Kashuga CNC vertical knee Mill with tool changer
  • Horizontal mill 
  • Metal lathe 
  • Sheet metal shear
  • Box brake
  • Drill press
  • Bench grinders
  • Panel nibbler
  • Iron worker (metal stock cutter and notcher)
  • Manual and air riveterBelt sander
  • Horizontal cut-off saw
  • TIG welding machine
  • MIG welding machine
  • Bandsaw ( for aluminum or wood only)

Composites and plastics related:

  • Vacuum pump
  • Vacuum coffin
  • Vacuum pot
  • Paint sprayer
  • Fein trimming tool
  • Hot wire foam cutter
  • heater rods for plastic thermoforming

Wood working and fabrication

  • Table saw
  • Circ saw
  • Sawsall
  • Jig saw
  • Electric drills
  • Wrenches and sockets and other hand tools

Automotive related tools

  • Hydraulic "cherry picker"
  • J1939 Code reader
  • Electric forklift
  • Automotive Jack
  • Car ramps
  • Arbor press
  • Timing gun
  • Battery Chargers
  • Transmission jack
  • Engine stand

General:

  • WIFI service
  • Shopvac (on its last leg)
  • Utility trailer
  • Car Hauling trailer
  • All-in-one printer
  • Computer projector and screen (needs bulb)
  • 36" TV monitor for PC display
  • Flamables Cabinet
  • Consumables cabinet for donated solder, welding wire, fiberglass/resin, etc...

Member owned tools not in shop (yet):

  • rotary tool (dremel)
  • Rotozip
  • Radial Arm saw
  • Circuit board bubbler for etching + Chemicals (developer / HCL + Peroxide for cupric chloride etching)
  • bandsaw for steel
  • Hi-8 Video camera (not Digital)
  • Video capture board

Tools Wishlist:

  • 3d Printer (reprap) (See the projects page)
  • Multimeter (Cat3 rated)
  • Hot Wire tool (bending acrylic)
  • Hot wire foam cutter
  • digital variable power supply
  • oxy acetylene torch
  • laser cutter
  • 3d laser scanner
  • fume hood
  • metalcasting tools/equipment
  • tubing bender/fishmouth tool
  • reflow soldering oven (electric toaster/frying pan diy type)
  • hydraulic press
  • HiPot electrical safety gloves
  • Electric metal foundry
  • Crucible (steel would work, fabricate ourselves)
  • Casting mould boxes
  • Green Sand
  • Sand Sifter
  • Foundry safety equipment (leather apron, welding gloves, leather braces, wire mesh face shield, leather shoe covers)
  • Cell welder for building battery packs