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Equipment list

This is a partial list of the equipment we have available for members to use:

Digital/Electronic devices

  • HP DesignJet 450C Large format printer/plotter (841mm wide x up to 45000mm!!)
  • HP A3 inkjet printer/scanner
  • Epson A4 inkjet/scanner
  • Labelling machine
  • K40 Laser Cutter
  • Wanhao Duplicator i3 3D printer
  • 2x CTC MakerBot clone 3D printers
  • 5 x Laptop computers
  • Presentation projector
  • 2 x PC Servers
  • Raspberry Pi v1 x10
  • Various old desktop computers for projects
  • 10x flat-panel monitors
  • 5 x Arduino compatible boards with various electronic devices

Electronics tools

  • 3 Current limited bench power supplies
  • Sound/wave generators
  • Educational digital electronics kits
  • 4 Oscilliscopes
  • Digital multi-meter
  • Various soldering irons and accessories
  • Soldering heat gun

Benches and tables

  • 2x mobile trolley-benches: for 3D printer and CNC
  • 1x mobile tool rack
  • 5 x folding tables
  • Metalwork bench with 3" vise
  • Pallet bench with 5" vice
  • 2x round work tables
  • 2x office desks
  • 1x long office desk
  • Black&Decker Workmate
  • Four weel trolley

Manual hand tools

  • Assorted screw drivers
  • Allen key set
  • Torx key set
  • Scalpel set
  • HSS drill bits
  • Brad wood drill bits
  • Countersink and graduated drill bits
  • Assorted claw hammers
  • 3Lb lump hammers
  • Assorted cold chiesels
  • Carpenter's chiesels
  • Manual carpenter's rip saws
  • Rasps and surforms
  • Hacksaws - full size and junior
  • Assorted pliers, nippers and cutters
  • Metal files - flat, half round, round, square
  • Woodworking tools including planes and beading formers
  • Wooden handled screwdrivers
  • Knitting machine
  • Hand tools - screwdrivers, pliers etc.
  • Art brushes, easels, paints, etc.

Manual table-top tools

  • 1050mm Rota-Trim paper cutter

Cordless electric hand tools

  • Cordless 18v drill

Corded electric hand tools

  • Small 12V drill + bits and grinders
  • Dremel drill/grinder
  • Handheld circular saw
  • Handheld sabre Saw
  • Handheld router
  • Glue guns + glue sticks
  • 1x round faced orbital sander
  • 2x detail orbital sanders
  • 2x Electric drills
  • Angle grinder

Free-standing electric tools

  • Shrubbery chipper (for grinding plastic)

Electric bench/table top tools

  • Drill press
  • Scroll saw
  • Table saw
  • Mitre saw
  • Disc sander
  • Polishing/buffing wheels
  • Workshop vacuum/blower
  • Air brush + compressor
  • Sewing machine
  • Dual buffing machine
  • Table router
  • Clean bench
  • Work tables

Cleaning tools

  • 2x vacuum cleaners
  • Soft Brooms
  • Yard brush
  • Dustpan & brush
  • Long handle dustpan

Wish list

We can dream... and sometimes, our dreams come true - for instance, thank you to 3D Printz for the Wanhao Duplicator i3! Equipment and materials we would like to have includes, in no particular order:

  • A new space where we can spread out and get better organised
  • Decent temperature controlled soldering irons
  • Plastic extrusion auger (to turn shredded plastics into useful filament or materials)
  • Lockers/project storage
  • Broadband internet access
  • Water chiller unit for K40 laser cutter
  • USB microscope
  • Offcuts and scrap materials for making/re-purposing
  • Welding mask and clamps

But if you have something you think we might find of use, please do get in touch! It doesn't have to be new or even fully working - we love a fix-up project!