Making Center Facilities will close at end of day Monday, December 18 and will reopen with partial hours Tuesday January 16 unless otherwise listed.
Please make sure any work in the MC open work areas (L2, N2) is cleaned up, labeled, and stored properly when you have completed work DAILY.

Tools and Equipment

Accessories & Shoe Making

Cobblers Tools

Awl

Awl


The awl is essentially a sharpened metal rod. It is used to puncture or scratch materials. It can be used to make marks on wood, metal, or plastic, and can be used to create holes in tough materials such as leather when sewing.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave, Tool Checkout, 2 W 13th St

Machines

Shoe Machine-Sole Press

Shoe Machine-Sole Press

Available in the Textiles / Shoemaking, 2 W 13th St
Elastic Attachment Machine

Elastic Attachment Machine


Plain stitch machine w/ elastic attachment. Requires 1/4 inch elastic.
Works well with swimwear elastic.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Eyelet “Keyhole” Buttonholing Machine

Eyelet “Keyhole” Buttonholing Machine


The Juki MEB-3800 series Eyelet Buttonholing Machine makes purl-edge buttonholes on medium to heavy fabrics. Ideal for jeans, suits, and outerwear. The machine requires one spool of topstitch-weight thread (e.g. Gutermann Mara 30) and two spools of medium-weight thread (e.g. A&E tex 40). Thread should be polyester or nylon, no 100% cotton. Available by appointment only, UC room 518.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Press Machine

Press Machine


The Press Machine is used to apply grommets and snaps.

We have the following die sets:
Grommet 1/4" (#0)
Grommet 3/8" (#2)
Grommet 1/2" (#4)
Grommet 5/8" (#5)

Hole Punch 1/4" (#0)
Hole Punch 3/8" (#2)
Hole Punch 1/2" (#4)
Hole Punch 5/8" (#5)

Spring Snap 1/2" (20 ligne, 12.5mm)

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Heat Press

Heat Press


15"x15" flat-bed, high pressure Heat Press: Use it to bond fabric with fusible interfacing, to heat press natural materials, or to emboss leather or synthetics with 3-dimensional forms. Available by appointment only, UC room 518.

Bonding of synthetic materials will be available soon, pending installation of vented hoods to capture fumes.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave

Ceramic & Wet Processes

Brent CXC Pottery Wheel

Brent CXC Pottery Wheel


Pottery Wheel used for larger volume clay work

Available in the Ceramics / Wet Studio, 2 W 13th St
L&L Easy-Fire e28T-3 Kiln

L&L Easy-Fire e28T-3 Kiln


10 cubic foot top loading kiln capable of cone 10

Available in the Ceramics / Wet Studio, 2 W 13th St
L&L EasyFire e18s-3 Kiln

L&L EasyFire e18s-3 Kiln


2.5 cubic foot kiln capable of cone 10

Available in the Ceramics / Wet Studio, 2 W 13th St
Pottery Wheel

Pottery Wheel


The pottery wheel is available for making ceramics.

Available in the Ceramics / Wet Studio, 2 W 13th St
Paragon Janus 24 Kiln

Paragon Janus 24 Kiln


Glass slumping Kiln that is capable of 2350 deg.

Available in the Ceramics / Wet Studio, 2 W 13th St
Shimpo RK-Whisper Pottery Wheel

Shimpo RK-Whisper Pottery Wheel


Pottery wheel that operates much quieter than traditional pottery wheels. Also capable of using jiggering arm set-up.

Available in the Ceramics / Wet Studio, 2 W 13th St
SKUTT Glazetech Kiln

SKUTT Glazetech Kiln


1.1 cubic foot glaze kiln - Cone 10

Available in the Ceramics / Wet Studio, 2 W 13th St

Digital Fabrication

DIWire

DIWire


CNC Wire Bending Machine

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St, Digital Fabrication / 3D Print Lab, 2 W 13th St
Objet Connex 260

Objet Connex 260


Multi-material Polyjet 3D Printer

Available in the Digital Fabrication / 3D Print Lab, 2 W 13th St
uPrint 3D Printer

uPrint 3D Printer


ABS printer for submission only. Has dissolvable support material for cleaning in an ultrasonic bath.

Available in the Digital Fabrication / 3D Print Lab, 2 W 13th St
Makerbot Replicator 2

Makerbot Replicator 2


FDM 3D Printer that uses 1.75mm PLA filament.

Available in the Digital Fabrication / 3D Print Lab, 2 W 13th St
Form 1

Form 1


Good for small, thin and highly detailed models with functional moving parts.

Materials: Liquid photopolymer resins. Includes: black, clear and white standard resins, castable and flexible functional resins (for moving parts)
Maximum build: 4.9” x 4.9” x 6.5”
Minimum thickness: 0.012 mm
Resolution: Up to 25 micron

Available in the Digital Fabrication / 3D Print Lab, 2 W 13th St
HAAS Milling Machine

HAAS Milling Machine


Vertical Milling Machine with tool changer capable of milling a wide variety of metals.

Available in the CNC / Machine Shop, 2 W 13th St
MDX-40A Benchtop CNC Mill

MDX-40A Benchtop CNC Mill


Desktop mill capable of highly accurate milling operations. Includes ZCL-40A Rotary Axis Unit which acts as a 4th axis. Max work area: 12" x 12" X 4"

Available in the CNC / Machine Shop, 2 W 13th St
Mcor Iris

Mcor Iris


The Mcor Iris is a high quality machine that can print detailed photo realistic models and functional hinges at a high resolution in paper. The Mcor can print to a minimum of 2mm or it loses its rigidity.

Material: 81/2” x 11” letter size 20 lb paper
Maximum build: 9” x 6” x 5”
Minimum thickness: 2mm
Color Resolution: 5760 x 1440 x 508dpi

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Objet260 Connex3

Objet260 Connex3


Good for printing multi-material objects and models with functional moving parts.

Materials: Multi-material print. Includes: rubber, rigid plastic, polypropoline
Maximum build: 10” x 9.9” x 7.9”
Minimum thickness: 16 microns (0.0006 in.)
Resolution: 16 micron (X axis: 600dpi, Y axis: 600dpi, Z axis: 1600dpi)

Available in the Digital Fabrication / 3D Print Lab, 2 W 13th St
Roland MDX540 4 axis CNC mill

Roland MDX540 4 axis CNC mill


4-axis benchtop CNC machine for fast, accurate prototyping in wood, metal, and plastics.

Available in the CNC Shop, 25 E 13th St
ShopBot PRS_Alpha 4′ x 8′ CNC

ShopBot PRS_Alpha 4′ x 8′ CNC


Gantry based router used to mill sheet stock and solid material. Uses various diameter cutters to cut profile or shapes in select plastics, wood, and composites.

Available in the CNC Shop, 25 E 13th St, CNC / Machine Shop, 2 W 13th St
ShopBot Desktop Mill 24″ x 18″

ShopBot Desktop Mill 24″ x 18″


Machine uses Computer Automated Design (CAD) files and is capable of precise cutting and milling applications in select wood, plastic, and composites.

Available in the CNC / Machine Shop, 2 W 13th St
ShopBot Buddy CNC

ShopBot Buddy CNC


This machine allows precise cutting and milling applications and detailed 3D carving using a moving 24" x 48" Bed.

Available in the CNC Shop, 25 E 13th St
Universal VLS 6.60 Laser Cutter

Universal VLS 6.60 Laser Cutter


60 Watt laser cutter capable of cutting a wide variety of sheet goods.
The bed for the cutter is 18" x 32"
We see material for the laser in both of our material supply stores.

Available in the Laser Cutting Lab, 25 E 13th St
Ultimaker

Ultimaker


Good for printing small parts, toys, gears, jewelry, simple forms and shapes.

Materials: PLA & ABS plastic 2.85mm
Maximum build: 8” x 8” x 12”
Minimum thickness: 1mm
Resolution: Up to 20 micron

Available in the Digital Fabrication / 3D Print Lab, 2 W 13th St
Vinyl Cutter

Vinyl Cutter


Cuts adhesive vinyl into various shapes using vector based design. Limited to rolls up to 24" width.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St

Electronics

Light + Energy

Heliodon

Heliodon


The Heliodon is used to adjust the angles of a direct beam of light in relation to an architectural model to inform daylight studies by lighting design, architecture and interior design students. With this capability, it is possible to model a global range of scenarios.

Available in the Light + Energy Lab, 25 E 13th St
Multimeter

Multimeter


Device for testing and measure components in a circuit. Voltage, Ohms, etc. May not measure current (only high-end mutimeters tend to have this feature)

Available in the Physical Computing , 2 W 13th St
Panavise

Panavise


Vice for holding electronics while soldering

Available in the Tool Checkout, 2 W 13th St
Weller Soldering Iron

Weller Soldering Iron


For assembling circuits, joining parts with solder.

Available in the Tool Checkout, 2 W 13th St
Littlebits

Littlebits


Modular electronic building blocks

Available in the Physical Computing , 2 W 13th St
Arduino Microcontroller

Arduino Microcontroller

Available in the Physical Computing , 2 W 13th St

Fibers and Textiles

Brother Hand Knitting Machine

Brother Hand Knitting Machine


Domestic hand knitting machine that uses punch cards to produce knit pattern.

Available in the Knitting Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Carlson Cutter

Carlson Cutter


The Carlson cutter can cut, score or draw (with a marker) designs created in illustrator or AutoCAD. Only soft materials, such as fabrics, leathers and foams can be cut. Maximum cutting thickness is 8”.

Available in the Laser Cutting Lab, 25 E 13th St
Dubied Hand Knitting Machine

Dubied Hand Knitting Machine


They are popular with knitwear designers because they are available in very fine gauges that reflect fabrics produced on modern industrial machinery. The Dubied hand-flats have a v-bed meaning they have two opposing bed that meet in an upside down V formation. They are double bed machines so can produce both single and rib fabrics. In a variety of gauges from 14 - 2.5

Available in the Knitting Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Hauge Linkers

Hauge Linkers

Available in the Knitting Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Heat Press

Heat Press


15"x15" flat-bed, high pressure Heat Press: Use it to bond fabric with fusible interfacing, to heat press natural materials, or to emboss leather or synthetics with 3-dimensional forms. Available by appointment only, UC room 518.

Bonding of synthetic materials will be available soon, pending installation of vented hoods to capture fumes.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Parvalux Yarn Cone Winder

Parvalux Yarn Cone Winder

Available in the Knitting Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Silver Reed SK280 Domestic Knitting Machines

Silver Reed SK280 Domestic Knitting Machines


Hand knitting machines that use punched cards to create knit patterns

Available in the Knitting Studio, 63 Fifth Ave, Open Work Space, 2 W 13th St

Graphic Design & Illustration

B&W LaserJet Printer

B&W LaserJet Printer


General use printer good for mockup prints. Limited to Tabloid (11" x 17") sized 32lb or less paper.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Color LaserJet Printer

Color LaserJet Printer


General use printer good for mockup prints. Limited to Tabloid (11" x 17") sized 32lb or less paper.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Desktop Inkjet Printer

Desktop Inkjet Printer


High quality printer good for photo quality and detailed graphic work. Limited to 32lb or above paper. Can handle paper and rolls up to 17" width.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
iMac

iMac


General use computer for light processing programs and internet access.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Inkjet Plotter

Inkjet Plotter


High quality printer good for photo quality and detailed graphic work. Limited to 32lb or above paper. Can handle paper and rolls up to 44" width.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Mac Pro

Mac Pro


Good for rendering on Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe After Effects and other video editing and high processing programs.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Risograph Printer

Risograph Printer


Non-archival, soy-based inks with high saturated colors, designed for posters and zines. Limited to Tabloid (11" x 17") sized 130lb or less paper.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Vinyl Cutter

Vinyl Cutter


Cuts adhesive vinyl into various shapes using vector based design. Limited to rolls up to 24" width.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Vinyl Printer

Vinyl Printer


High quality sticker printer, designed for printing on vinyl substrate.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Wacom Tablet

Wacom Tablet


**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St, Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St

Metal Working

ARC Welding Metal

TIG (GTAW) Miller Syncrowave 180 SD

TIG (GTAW) Miller Syncrowave 180 SD


The TIG Welder is used to weld aluminum, stainless steel, mild steel, bronze and dissimilar metals together.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
MIG (GMAW) Millermatic 252

MIG (GMAW) Millermatic 252


The MIG welder is used to weld mild steel to mild steel.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St

Cold Forming Machines

Mittler Bros. Modell 2800 Box & Pan Break

Mittler Bros. Modell 2800 Box & Pan Break


The Box & Pan Break is used for tightly bending sheet metal to precise angles (16g mild steel max.)

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Diacro Rod Parter No. 2

Diacro Rod Parter No. 2


The Rod Parter is used to cut various sizes of rod stock.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Hossfeld Bender Size No. 2

Hossfeld Bender Size No. 2


The Hossfeld Bender is used to produce various shapes with a variety of metal stock.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Diacro Bender No. 3

Diacro Bender No. 3


The Diacro Bender is used to produce various shapes with a variety of metal stock.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Ring and Arch Roller

Ring and Arch Roller


The roller is used to roll ring and arch shapes with flat metal or solid round rod.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Slip Roller Pexto Model 416

Slip Roller Pexto Model 416


The Slip Roller is used to form pipes, cones, convex or concave curves.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St

Cutting Machines

CNC PlasmaCam/Plasma Cutter Miller Spectrum 875

CNC PlasmaCam/Plasma Cutter Miller Spectrum 875


The CNC Plasma Cutter is used to cut metal in conjunction with an xy table and .dxf file.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Plasma Cutter Miller 625 X-Treme

Plasma Cutter Miller 625 X-Treme


The Plasma Cutter is used to cut through metals by means of an accelerated jet of hot plasma

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Tennsmith Model 36A Pneumatic Shear

Tennsmith Model 36A Pneumatic Shear


The Shear is used to cleanly cut sheet metal (18g mild steel max)

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Band Saw Baileigh C-310

Band Saw Baileigh C-310


The Bandsaw is used to cut metal in a variety of shapes

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Cold Saw Doringer D 300

Cold Saw Doringer D 300


The Cold saw is used to cut a variety of rod and tube stock. Can perform angle cuts

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St

Grinding/Sanding Machines

Bench Grinder Milwaukee CAT No.5091

Bench Grinder Milwaukee CAT No.5091


Bench Grinder used to rough shaping and limited metal edge removal.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Die grinder Hausfeld

Die grinder Hausfeld


The die grinder can be used with various grinding, high speed cutting, and brushing attachments. The die grinder is powered by compressed air.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Dewalt Angle Grinders DWE402

Dewalt Angle Grinders DWE402


An Angle grinder is a power tool used to cut, grind, sand, and brush metal.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Wilton Belt/Disc Combo Model 4002

Wilton Belt/Disc Combo Model 4002


1"x 52" Belt and 8" Disc Combo sander for detailed metal sanding

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Kalamazoo Model s 272 Square Wheel Belt Grinder

Kalamazoo Model s 272 Square Wheel Belt Grinder


Belt Grinder for intermediate grinder and shaping small metal projects

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Burr King Model 960-400 Two Wheel Belt Grinder

Burr King Model 960-400 Two Wheel Belt Grinder


Belt Grinder for lightly grinding and deburring metal

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St

Non-Ferrous Tooling

Dremel Foredom

Dremel Foredom


The dremel is used with a variety of bits for cutting, grinding, drilling, sanding, and polishing metal.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Enameling Kiln Paragon

Enameling Kiln Paragon


The Enameling Kiln is used to apply enamel to metal.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Bench Clamp

Bench Clamp


The bench clamp is mainly to be used with the jewelry saw. The recess in the wooden part of the clamp allows you to let your material hang over the edge of the table while still being supported during sawing.

Available in the Textiles / Shoemaking, 2 W 13th St

Surfacing Finishing

Bench Buffer/Polisher Red- Wing Model 26

Bench Buffer/Polisher Red- Wing Model 26


The Bench Buffer and Polisher is used to buff and polish metal.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Pnuematic Orbital Sander

Pnuematic Orbital Sander


The Orbital Sander is used to finish and finely sand metal.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St

Torches

Propane Torch

Propane Torch


Used for light soldering and heat finishes

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Acetylene Torch

Acetylene Torch


The Acteylene Torch is used to solder and anneal metal.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St
Oxy-Acetylene Torch

Oxy-Acetylene Torch


The Oxy-Acetylene Torches are used to do light forging, welding metal, brazing metal, bending metal.

Available in the Metal Shop, 25 E 13th St

Photographic Media

Negative Carrier

Negative Carrier


Our wide range of negative carriers hold 35mm, medium format, and large format film within a photographic enlarger.

Available in the Darkroom, 66 Fifth Ave
Photographic Enlarger

Photographic Enlarger


A photographic enlarger is the central tool in a darkroom and is used to enlarge a negative onto a sheet of light sensitive paper. It consists of a condenser head light source, a stage where a carrier containing a negative is inserted, an enlarging lens that is used with bellows to focus the projected image, as well as a geared column that allows the projection to be adjusted in size.

Available in the Darkroom, 66 Fifth Ave
Grain Focuser

Grain Focuser


The grain focuser is used when printing in the darkroom to ensure that a projected image is sharp before a sheet of photographic paper is exposed.

Available in the Darkroom, 66 Fifth Ave
Printing Filters

Printing Filters


Printing filters, also called contrast filters, are used in the darkroom to alter the contrast of an image depending on the filter number that is used. The twelve MULTIGRADE filters are numbered 00–5 in 1/2 steps, with the lowest filter number corresponding to the softest contrast.

Available in the Darkroom, 66 Fifth Ave
Enlarging Easel

Enlarging Easel


An enlarging easel is used to hold light sensitive photographic paper when it is exposed in the darkroom. The sliding blades are adjustable so that the white borders around a printed image can be adjusted in size.

Available in the Darkroom, 66 Fifth Ave
Enlarging Lens

Enlarging Lens


Lenses are used when enlarging negatives in the darkroom. They allow the projected light from a photographic enlarger to be focused onto a sheet of light sensitive paper. The focal length of the lens varies depending on the size of the film being enlarged.

Available in the Darkroom, 66 Fifth Ave
Photo Scanner

Photo Scanner


Flatbed scanner used to produce digital files of film and photographic print media.

Available in the Digital Photo Labs, 66 Fifth Ave
VR Headset

VR Headset


**Restrictions on available model and brands may apply.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
AC Strobe Light Kit

AC Strobe Light Kit


Two or Three Head Kits for stroboscopic lighting use. AC outlet required for power.
Comes with power pack with cord, sync cord, light heads, light stands, and umbrellas.
**Restrictions on available model and brands may apply.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Audio Recorder

Audio Recorder


Audio Field Recorder kits come with wind screen and case.
*User must supply SD memory.
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Cropped-Frame DSLR

Cropped-Frame DSLR


Camera comes complete with kit zoom lens and battery. Extra battery and charger available upon request.
* User must supply CF or SD memory card.
** Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Continuous Light Kits

Continuous Light Kits


Hot Light Kit consisting of:
(2) Flood Light Heads
(2) Light Stands
(1) Pair of Gloves

**Restrictions may apply.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
DVD/VHS Player

DVD/VHS Player


Kits come with remote and power cord.
*User supplies any video or audio cords and connectors.
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Digital Long Throw Projector

Digital Long Throw Projector


Each kit comes with power, VGA, and/or HDMI cables.
*Adapter Dongles available upon request
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Digital Short Throw Projector

Digital Short Throw Projector


**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Full-Frame DSLR

Full-Frame DSLR


Camera comes complete with zoom lens.
*User must supply CF or SD memory.
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Full-Frame DSLR with Video Capability

Full-Frame DSLR with Video Capability


Camera comes complete with kit zoom lens. Comes with one battery. Charger and extra battery available upon request.
*User must supply CF or SD memory.
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
HD Video Camera

HD Video Camera


Camera comes with and without internal memory.
*User must supply CF or SD memory for additional storage.
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Large Format Cameras

Large Format Cameras


Kits come with body and lens choice of 150mm or 210mm. Tripods are required but are checked out separately.
*Other focal lengths are available upon requrest
**Users supply dark cloth, loupe, and cable release.
***Restrictions apply.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Light Meter

Light Meter


**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
LCD Screen

LCD Screen


Portable LCD screens are used as a larger monitor when recording.
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Large Tripod

Large Tripod


Manfrotto Video (Metal)
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Light Modifiers

Light Modifiers


**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Medium Tripod

Medium Tripod


A medium size tripod for general purpose photographic use.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Mac Mini

Mac Mini


**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Microphone

Microphone


Both omnidirectional and shotgun models available.
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Medium Format Analog Camera

Medium Format Analog Camera


Camera comes complete with lens. Uses 120 film.
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Media Player

Media Player


Used to play video files on both projectors and monitors. **Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Monopod

Monopod


Manfrotto Monopods
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Portable Backdrop

Portable Backdrop


Seamless paper is 4.5ft, comes in white and black.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Portable Strobe Light Kit

Portable Strobe Light Kit


**Restrictions may apply.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Speedlite

Speedlite


A speedlight is a strobe light (flash) that attaches to the hot shoe on the top of a camera.
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Speakers

Speakers


A portable speaker set.
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Small Tripod

Small Tripod


Sony Video Tripods
**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St
Wacom Tablet

Wacom Tablet


**Restrictions may apply per model.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St, Equipment Cage, 2 W 13th St

Printing

B&W LaserJet Printer

B&W LaserJet Printer


General use printer good for mockup prints. Limited to Tabloid (11" x 17") sized 32lb or less paper.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Color LaserJet Printer

Color LaserJet Printer


General use printer good for mockup prints. Limited to Tabloid (11" x 17") sized 32lb or less paper.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Desktop Inkjet Printer

Desktop Inkjet Printer


High quality printer good for photo quality and detailed graphic work. Limited to 32lb or above paper. Can handle paper and rolls up to 17" width.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Inkjet Plotter

Inkjet Plotter


High quality printer good for photo quality and detailed graphic work. Limited to 32lb or above paper. Can handle paper and rolls up to 44" width.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Risograph Printer

Risograph Printer


Non-archival, soy-based inks with high saturated colors, designed for posters and zines. Limited to Tabloid (11" x 17") sized 130lb or less paper.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Vinyl Printer

Vinyl Printer


High quality sticker printer, designed for printing on vinyl substrate.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St

Printmaking

Charles Brand Lithography Presses

Charles Brand Lithography Presses


The Printmaking Facility houses two Charles Brand litho presses. These can be used to print aluminum litho plates, polyester litho plates, photo-litho plates, photo transfers, and monoprints.

Available in the Printmaking Studio, 2 W 13th St
Charles Brand Etching Presses

Charles Brand Etching Presses


The Printmaking facility houses two Charles Brand etching presses. These can be used to print etching plates, relief blocks, and monoprints.

Available in the Printmaking Studio, 2 W 13th St
Exposure Unit and Vacuum Frame

Exposure Unit and Vacuum Frame


The Douthitt Exposure Unit and Vacuum Frame are used for exposing photo-sensitive emulsion on silkscreens, as well as photo-litho plates and solar plates.

Available in the Printmaking Studio, 2 W 13th St
French Tool Etching Press

French Tool Etching Press


The Printmaking facility houses one french tool etching press.

Available in the Printmaking Studio, 2 W 13th St
Risograph Printer

Risograph Printer


Non-archival, soy-based inks with high saturated colors, designed for posters and zines. Limited to Tabloid (11" x 17") sized 130lb or less paper.

Available in the Graphics Lab, 2 W 13th St
Rhinotech Washout Booth

Rhinotech Washout Booth


The Rhinotech washout booths are back-lit for silkscreen emulsion removal.

Available in the Printmaking Studio, 2 W 13th St
Vandercook SP-20

Vandercook SP-20


The Vandercook SP-20 is used to print letterpress wood and lead type, relief blocks, and mounted polymer plates.

Available in the Printmaking Studio, 2 W 13th St

Sewing & Soft Construction

Hand Tools

Press Machine

Press Machine


The Press Machine is used to apply grommets and snaps.

We have the following die sets:
Grommet 1/4" (#0)
Grommet 3/8" (#2)
Grommet 1/2" (#4)
Grommet 5/8" (#5)

Hole Punch 1/4" (#0)
Hole Punch 3/8" (#2)
Hole Punch 1/2" (#4)
Hole Punch 5/8" (#5)

Spring Snap 1/2" (20 ligne, 12.5mm)

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Awl

Awl


The awl is essentially a sharpened metal rod. It is used to puncture or scratch materials. It can be used to make marks on wood, metal, or plastic, and can be used to create holes in tough materials such as leather when sewing.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave, Tool Checkout, 2 W 13th St

Machines

Felting Machine

Felting Machine

Available in the Textiles / Shoemaking, 2 W 13th St
Picot (Picoetta) Edge / Faggoting

Picot (Picoetta) Edge / Faggoting


Used for primarily decorative edge stitching. Used to attache two pieces of a fabric with a lace-like stitch.
Requires four spools of 21 weight thread.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Picot Edge / Hemstitch

Picot Edge / Hemstitch


requires two spools 21 weight cotton thread. Works best with crisp, lightweight, loosely-woven fabric (e.g. organza, voile) . Used most commonly for ornamental stitching on shirt waists, neckties, underwear, etc.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Double Needle Machine

Double Needle Machine


Double Needle with casing attachment. Suitable for Denim and heavy weight materials.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Ruffler

Ruffler


Plain stitch machine with gathering attachment. For sewing light to medium weight materials including cottons, knits, polyester, nylon, sheer fabrics and denim. Suitable for stitching such products as blouses, shirts, men's, ladies and children's apparel, uniforms, overalls, lingerie, etc.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Spaghetti Strap Machine

Spaghetti Strap Machine


Plain stitch machine with spaghetti strap attachment. Works best with crisp, light to medium weight woven fabric cut to a 1 inch bias.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Zigzag Machine

Zigzag Machine


Requires DPx5 needles. Works with standard bobbin and casing*.

*Widest stitch requires special bobbin casing that can be borrowed from speciality room.

Available in the Fashion Open Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Fur Machines

Fur Machines


There is currently two fur machines available. One works best with light to medium weight skins, the other works best with medium weight skins.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Walking Foot

Walking Foot


Very strong machine used for extra heavy weight materials such as leather. Walks the fabric slowly.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave, Fashion Open Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Post Machine

Post Machine


Used most commonly for bag and accessory creation. Works best with sturdy fabrics. Recommended for leather.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave, Fashion Open Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
3 Step Machine

3 Step Machine


The 3-step is most commonly used in lingerie to provide an ultra-stretch stitch for hemming with elastic. The 3-step in the Specialty Fashion Studio has an optional attachment for making 1/4" hem with elastic inside.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Hong Kong Bias Binding Machine

Hong Kong Bias Binding Machine


Plain stitch machine w/ Hong Kong bias attachment.
Requires 1inch flat bias strip. For stretchier materials, use 1.5 inches.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Baby Hem

Baby Hem


Plain stitch machine w/ baby hem attachment.
Used to create a small double-fold hem. Hem size options are: 1/16", 1/8", 3/16", 3/8", 1/2"
Works best with straight hems on woven fabric. Do not recommend using stretchy/knitted materials.
For stretchy materials or bias hems try the http://www.burdastyle.com/techniques/how-to-sew-a-perfect-baby-hem technique.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Buttonholing Machine

Buttonholing Machine


The Juki LBH-783 Buttonholing Machine creates plain buttonholes 1/4"-1 1/4" long. Works best on crisp materials; avoid soft knits. Uses one spool of universal-weight (tex 21-tex 40) thread, ideally a high-quality brand such as Gutermann. Available by appointment only, UC room 518.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Coverstitch Machine

Coverstitch Machine


The Juki MF series Coverstitch machine makes a secure, highly stretchable hem on knit materials. Options include two or three needle stitch, with optional top looper for a decorative sportswear finish. Basic three-thread set-up requires two spools of universal weight (tex 21) polyester thread and one spool of wooly nylon. The Fashion Specialty Studio (U518) has two coverstitch machines with optional hem or binding attachments, and are available by appointment only. Coverstitch machines available at any time in open studios U429/30 and U506.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave, Fashion Open Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Eyelet “Keyhole” Buttonholing Machine

Eyelet “Keyhole” Buttonholing Machine


The Juki MEB-3800 series Eyelet Buttonholing Machine makes purl-edge buttonholes on medium to heavy fabrics. Ideal for jeans, suits, and outerwear. The machine requires one spool of topstitch-weight thread (e.g. Gutermann Mara 30) and two spools of medium-weight thread (e.g. A&E tex 40). Thread should be polyester or nylon, no 100% cotton. Available by appointment only, UC room 518.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Heat Press

Heat Press


15"x15" flat-bed, high pressure Heat Press: Use it to bond fabric with fusible interfacing, to heat press natural materials, or to emboss leather or synthetics with 3-dimensional forms. Available by appointment only, UC room 518.

Bonding of synthetic materials will be available soon, pending installation of vented hoods to capture fumes.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Pearl Machine

Pearl Machine


The Pearl Machine trims the fabric and forms a fine rolled hem. The best quality hem requires one spool of universal weight (tex 21) polyester sewing thread, and three spools of woolly nylon. It is available in The Fashion Specialty Studio (UC518) by appointment, or any time in the open studio U429/30.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave, Fashion Open Studio, 63 Fifth Ave
Sonobond SeamMaster Ultrasonic Sewing Machine

Sonobond SeamMaster Ultrasonic Sewing Machine


The Sonobond Seammaster Ultrasonic Sewing Machine welds synthetic materials together to create stitchless seams. It can also be used to cut and seal raw edges. Materials must be at least 60% synthetic. Available by appointment only, UC room 518.

Available in the Fashion Specialty Studio, 63 Fifth Ave

Wood Working

Festool Kapex KS 120 Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Festool Kapex KS 120 Sliding Compound Miter Saw


Miter saw is used for cross cutting, miter cuts, and bevel cuts in wood.

Available in the Wood Shop, 25 E 13th St, Wood/Metal Shop, 66 Fifth Ave
Hammer N4400 Bandsaw

Hammer N4400 Bandsaw


An tool for cutting profiles, resawing, and various other specialty cuts.

Available in the Wood Shop, 25 E 13th St
Powermatic 14″ Bandsaw

Powermatic 14″ Bandsaw


Common tool for cutting wood and plastics.

Available in the Wood Shop, 25 E 13th St, Wood/Metal Shop, 66 Fifth Ave
Powermatic 18″ Bandsaw

Powermatic 18″ Bandsaw


Tool for cutting and resawing select wood, composites, and plastics.

Available in the Wood/Metal Shop, 66 Fifth Ave
Saw Stop Industrial Cabinet Saw

Saw Stop Industrial Cabinet Saw


Table saw with safety stop mechanism built-in

Available in the Wood Shop, 25 E 13th St
Wood Working Hand Tools

Wood Working Hand Tools


In the E4 Tool Checkout there are various hand tools specifically associated with woodworking available for loan.

Available in the Tool Checkout, 25 E 13th St