Maker Hub Workshops
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FabLab at DC Public Library
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Due to inclement weather, the following hours will be in effect for Wednesday, March 21:
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Cleaning out your garage, or looking for a new home for extra tools in your workshop? Consider donating your gently used materials and equipment to the Maker Hub.
Below is an incomplete list of some of the items that we could use to help our Community grow and create.
To discuss your donation and make arrangements for delivery, please contact us at email@example.com.
Nuts, bolts, screws, washers, L-brackets, hinges, and other hardware
Screwdrivers, hammers, pliers, wrenches, and other hand tools in good condition
Rulers, levels, squares, measuring tape
Good quality boards: 2x4, 1x4, 4x4, 1x2, etc
Good quality plywood
Planes, files, chisels, hand saws, and other woodworking tools
Sandpaper, steel wool
Power drills, Jigsaws, and other small power tools in excellent, safe working order
Pipe cutter and threader
Good quality pipe (aluminum, copper, galvanized, black iron, PVC, etc) and fittings
Clean paper stock
Arts and Crafts
Magazines with good graphics for the button-maker
Legos, Erector Set, and other construction kits
Play-dough and modeling clay
Binder clips, zip ties, other fasteners
⅛, ¼, ½ “ untreated wood and mdf sheets, size 18”x24” or smaller
3D filament: 1.75mm or 3mm PLA
LCD monitors (VGA or HDMI inputs)
Computer Mice, trackpads, joysticks, and other input devices. Small keyboards (we have plenty full-size keyboards, thanks!)
Vintage electronics with cool cases, switches, knobs, buttons, etc.
Old electronic toys, kits, and noisemakers
Flatbed scanners and printers (we take them apart for the motors)
Anything with lenses
Old Slide projectors, overhead projectors
Things we can’t take
Fabrics that need washing
Dirty or smelly items