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Crafts

Crafting Station: What you need to know

"Crafts" is our term for all the Maker Equipment that defies easy categorization. 

This station is great for rapid prototyping, and turning your ideas into shapes quickly!

In this station you'll find

  • Glue
  • Tape
  • Foil
  • LEGOS
  • Paint
  • Pipe cleaners
  • Popsicle sticks
  • Foam bricks
  • Clay
  • Pens & markers
  • Erasers
  • Button makers
  • 3Doodler pens
  • Hot glue
  • Papercrafts
  • And lots more!

Check out our scheduled Workshops for hands-on learning opportunities with our equipment.

Consumables in this station are FREE to use in reasonable amounts.

Painting

  • NO SPRAY PAINTING! NO FUMEY PAINTS!
  • Clean brushes as soon as you are done using them. Water is available in the 1st floor bathroom.
  • Put down a tarp or paper surface to paint on.
  • Space for drying your painted project is limited; make sure there is room to dry your work BEFORE starting.

Button Makers

Button maker supplies are FREE for reasonable amounts. If you are making more than 25 buttons, consider donating in the donations box.

See a volunteer for help learning to use the button makers.

As always, put tools and materials back in the correctly labeled box when done.

 

 

2-inch button machine

2-inch Button Machine

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The American Button Machines 2-inch button machine is easy to learn, and lots of fun!

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3d doodler pen

3Doodler 3D Pen

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The 3Doodler is a could best be described as a "Freehand 3D Printer." 

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1-inch button maker

1-inch Button Machine

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The American Button Machines 1-inch machine is easy to use and a fun way to make small buttons.

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1.5 inch button making machine

1.5 Inch Button Maker

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The American Button Machines 1.5-inch machine is easy to use and a fun way to make small buttons.

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