The Makery

Paper Cutter

This paper cutter features a revolutionary safety guard that rotates around the cutting blade to ensure complete protection. Cut several sheets of paper at a time as well as mat board. The automatic paper clamp provides even pressure along the entire cutting surface and securely holds your work in place to prevent fanning.

Cutting Mats

The Makery has several self-healing cut mats available along with rotary cutters, X-acto knives, utility knives, and quilter’s rulers. Available sizes: 8×11 inches; 11×17 inches; 23×35 inches

Various Hand Tools

The Makery has various hand tools available to use in the space. This includes, but is not limited to, hand saws, screw drivers, a power drill, wire cutters, pliers, clamps, a vise, and an anvil.

Makery Reservations


  • Call (630) 279-8696 or email about your reservation
  • Reservations are limited to one-hour
  • One reservation a day
  • Maximum of two upcoming reservations
  • Reservation requests can be made every week starting Monday at 9:00 a.m.