Makery Equipment

3D Printing

Submit a 3D Print

Dremel DigiLab 3D45

Send us a file and we’ll print it for you!

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Free 3D Designs Printables | Thingiverse
Free Design Software TinkerCAD | Blender

Drop-In 3D Printing

MakerBot Replicator+ 5th Generation

Visit the Makery to choose from a curated selection of popular 3D prints and watch it print right in front of you! Prints finish in 60 minutes or less. They must be picked up the same day, before the Makery closes.

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Reservable Equipment

Laser Cutter/Engraver

Epilog Fusion Edge 12 CO2 50-watt laser

Use the laser to etch glassware or cutting boards, cut wood or acrylic sheets, and more. Strict material restrictions apply.

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Learn More | Price List | Laser Material Guidelines

Embroidery Machine

Brother Innov-is NQ1700e

Use the embroidery machine to personalize shirts, cloth napkins, or towels. Use built-in designs and fonts or create a custom design with Hatch Embroidery software, available for use in the Makery.

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Purchase Designs iBroidery | Urban Threads

Cricut Cutting Machines

Cricut Maker 3

Use the Cricut to cut adhesive vinyl stickers, heat transfer vinyl designs for clothing, or cardstock for crafts, greeting cards, and scrapbooks. Designs must be made in Cricut’s free Design Space software.

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Download Cricut Design Space

Sublimation Printer

Sawgrass SG1000 with SubliJetUHD inks

Create a design, print it on the sublimation printer, then transfer your design to light-colored polyester clothes, poly-coated mugs, or other sublimation blanks.

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Heat Press – 15″ x 15″

HPN Signature PRO 15″ x 15″ Swing Away Heat Press with SurePressure

Use the heat press to transfer Cricut or Sublimation designs. This press is ideal for most shirts and clothes, sublimation puzzles, and sublimation stickers.

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Heat Press – 16″ x 24″

HPN Signature Series 16″ x 24″ Auto-Open Slide Out Drawer

Use the heat press to transfer Cricut or Sublimation designs. This press is ideal for very large items such as welcome mats. Pre-heating takes 45-60 minutes.

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Heat Press – Hat

HPN Signature Series Cap Heat Press

HPN Signature Series Cap Heat Press

Use the hat press to transfer Cricut or Sublimation designs. This heat press is ideal for caps, hats, and visors.

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Heat Press – Mug

HPN Signature Series Automated Sublimation Mug and Tumbler Press

Use the heat press to transfer Cricut or Sublimation designs. This heat press works with:

  • 11 oz mugs
  • 15 oz mugs
  • 20 oz skinny tumblers
  • similar sized/shaped drinkware
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Brother 1034DX Overlock Serger sewing machine

Brother 1034DX Overlock Serger

A specialized sewing machine that can sew a seam, trim off raw edges, and finish an edge all at the same time. Use the serger to sew overlock, narrow overlock, rolled hem, or blind hem.

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Drop-In Equipment

Book Binder

ThermoBind TB500

This binder can be used to glue loose sheets of paper or sewn signatures into soft- or hard-cover books with a neat, professional look. Ideal for binding reports and other documents. Maximum spine width of 2” or approximately 500 pages. Maximum book height is 12″. Works with a variety of thermal book binding covers.

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Booklet Stapler

Bostitch Booklet Stapler (B440SB)

Bostitch Booklet Stapler (B440SB)

This stapler is ideal for binding pamphlets and booklets. The special saddle design allows room to staple booklets in the center spine. Staples up to 20 standard sheets at once

Button Makers


These hand press button makers can be used to make hand-drawn or printed designs into pin-back buttons. Sizing is available in the templates linked below. Standard copy paper is best. Cardstock and photo paper are too thick.

Price List | Templates | How to Make a Button

Cricut Heat Press

Cricut EasyPress 2

Simple heat press with a built-in timer. Great for smaller or delicate items like koozies or flat ceramic ornaments.

Heat platen size: 9″ x 9″

Cricut Mini Heat Press

Cricut EasyPress Mini

Miniature handheld heat press. Great for tiny or unusually shaped items such as shoes or hats.

Heat platen size: approximately 2″ x 3″ tapered at one end

Dremel Rotary Tool

Dremel 3000 Rotary Tool with Workstation Drill Press

Dremel 3000 Rotary Tool with Workstation Drill Press

Use the rotary tool for basic cutting, drilling, sanding, engraving, polishing and grinding. Ideal for materials like wood, plastic, and metal. The drill press workstation holds the tool at 90° vertically for perpendicular drilling, 15° increments for angled drilling, and 90° horizontally for tasks like polishing, sanding, and grinding. Assorted bits are available.

Ellison Die Cutter

Ellison Prestige Pro

Ellison Prestige Pro

It’s like a cookie cutter for paper! Low-tech hand-operated, use it to cut basic shapes, letters, and numbers out of paper or cardstock.

List of Ellison Dies

Fabric Cutter

AccuQuilt GO!

Bring your quilting fabric to the Makery to cut it quickly and easily. Cut up to 6 layers at once, depending on the fabric.

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Grommet Press

Attach grommets to fabric, leather, and similar materials to reinforce holes for hooks or carabiners. Sizes available are 1/4″, 3/8″, 1/2″

Heat Guns

Darice Heat Tool

Use this multipurpose craft heat tool to cure embossing powder, soften EVA foam, quick dry adhesives, and more.

Hole Punch – Multi-Size

We R Memory Keepers Crop-a-Dile Multi-Punch Tool

Use this adjustable hole punch for paper, chipboard, felt, fabric, leather, thin tin, thin plastic, or foam sheets. Sizes are 1/16”, 1/8”, 3/16”, 1/4″, 5/16”.

Hot Glue Gun

This dual temperature hot glue gun is great for gluing a spectrum of materials. The low setting is ideal for more delicate materials, such as lace, foil, and ribbon, while the high setting is ideal for metals, plastics, and ceramics. Standard, all-purpose glue sticks provided.

Jewelry Tools

assorted tools

Included is a jeweler’s saw (saw blades provided), v-slot bench with clamp, rasp files, diamond files, calipers, and various jewelry pliers. Use these tools for cold-connection jewelry processes like beading, chain-making, wire wrapping, and sheet metal work.

Laminator Hand-Crank

Xyron Creative Station

Xyron Creative Station

Laminates paper up to 9″ wide. You can also use it to make magnets or stickers.

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Laminator – Thermal

GBC Ultima 65

Use the laminator for paper or cardstock up to 24″ wide. The lamination roll is 25″ wide and 3 mil (0.003″) thick. Preheat time is 13 minutes.

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Large Format Printer

Canon imagePROGRAF Pro 4100S

Print up to 42″ wide on 170 gsm cardstock. The paper is not glossy or weatherproof. Supported file types include PDF, JPEG, PNG, Word, Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign. Bring your files on a flash drive or cloud storage.

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Leather Stamping & Carving Tools

assorted tools

Assorted tools for cutting and assembling leather crafts. Includes a stripper, hole punch, carving tools, and an awl.

Light Pad

Use the light pad to trace artwork. It’s also great for weeding HTV cut on the Cricut! Multiple brightness settings available. Illuminated area is 16.5″ x 11.75″

Mat Cutter

Logan 450-1 Artist Elite

Cut mats for framing photos and artwork. The mat cutter has a 40″ capacity. Includes a beveled and a straight cut blade.

Metal Stamping Set

Amazon Basics Metal Alphabet and Number 36-pc Stamp Kit 5/16 & 5/32 Inch

Create permanent hand stamped imprints in metal, leather, wood or similar materials. The set includes the alphabet in two sizes and assorted shapes.

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Paper Cutter – Fringe

Martha Stewart Crafts Fringe Cutter

Cut fringe of different widths. Great for making banners, garlands, and tassels.

Paper Cutter – Guillotine

Dahle 567 Premium Guillotine Trimmer

Cut up to 35 sheets of 20 lb copy paper at once. Maximum page size is 21.5″. Includes helpful measuring tools.

Paper Cutter – Rotary

Dahle 508 Personal Rotary Trimmer

Great for trimming paper for greeting cards or photos for scrapbooking. Maximum page size is 18″.

Paper Cutter – Rotary XL

Dahle 448 Premium Rotary Trimmer

Great for trimming large format prints! Max page size is 51″.

Paper Scorer

Martha Stewart Crafts Scoring Board and Envelope Tool

Easily create straight score lines to folding paper. Great for creating greeting cards and envelopes.

Pom-Pom Makers

Make handmade pompoms varying in size from 1-3/8 to 3-3/8 inch in diameter. Handmade pompoms are great for topping off knit hats, creating garland, or adding dimension to other yarn or craft projects. Multiple sizes available. Please bring your own yarn.

Scrapbooking Multitool

We R Makers Works All-In-One Tool

Includes a trimmer, scoreboard, stamping surface, corner rounder, tassel maker, and more!

Sewing Machine

Husqvarna Viking Emerald 116 sewing machine

Husqvarna Viking Emerald 116

Classic sewing machine with a variety of stitch settings, including an automatic buttonhole presser foot.

Features include 16 different stitches (varying in utility and decorative functions), a one-step buttonhole maker, automatic threader, bobbin winder, free arm, reverse lever, thread tension adjustment, and presser foot speed adjustment.

Includes black and white thread, needles, bobbins, and notions.

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Sewing Machine

Janome Magnolia 7330

Optional Start/Stop button for feet-free sewing.

Features include 30 different stitches (varying in utility and decorative functions), 6 styles of one-step buttonholes, automatic threader, snap-on presser feet, easy reverse button, bobbin winder, free arm, presser foot speed adjustment, extra high presser foot lift, and LED screen with easy stitch navigation.

Includes black and white thread, needles, bobbins, and notions.

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Sizzix Die Cutter and Embosser

Sizzix Big Shot Switch Plus

Sizzix Big Shot Switch Plus

Create intricate paper designs for greeting cards, scrapbooks, and more. A wide variety of die cuts and embossing options are available.

Soldering Irons

Velleman VTSS5U

Soldering irons are used for melting solder and applying it to metals that are to be joined. They can be used to make jewelry, create circuits, and repair electronics. The soldering irons include helping hands, a magnifying glass, and an air filter.

How to Solder

Tools – Miscellaneous

From screwdrivers to calipers, X-acto knives to cutting mats … you’ll find all sorts of odds and ends in the tool chest.

Vacuum Former

Mayku Formbox

Make custom a custom mold to fill with chocolate, ice cubes, or resin. Also great for making precisely fit packaging materials. You must provide an object to mold around. Objects should be heat-safe and have a flat bottom with no undercuts. 3D prints work great!

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