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Even with the best CNC Fabrication equipment at hand, sometimes the old-fashioned tools are the best for the job.
The Maker Hub is equipped with a range of power and hand tools, and staff is on hand to make sure you are comfortable using them.
Check out our Workshops and Events page for Orientation and Introductory Sessions on our Power Tools.
Always wear eye protection when working in, or near anyone working in, the woodshop.
In this station you’ll find several levels of tools:
Simple blunt hand tools like hammers, pliers, screwdrivers, clamps, etc
Available for use after basic Maker Hub Orientation
Simple sharp hand tools like saws, chisels, power drills, etc
Requires “Level 1 Woodshop” Training Session
SImple power tools like dremels
Requires “Level 2 Woodshop” Training Session
Larger power tools like track saws, jigsaws, scroll saws, etc
Requires “Level 3 Woodshop” Training Session
These tools can only be used outside, by special arrangement with <maker Hub Manager
Includes: Rotory sanders, table saw, miter saw.
Wood supply and hardware (screws, nuts, bolts, brackets, etc) are free to use in reasonable amounts for your projects.
Put tools and materials away when done. If you don’t know where it goes, put it on the “If you don’t know where it goes, put it here” cart.
The Dremel 4000 Rotary Tool is ideal for cutting, routing, sanding, carving, grinding, engraving, cleaning and