Our Facilities

3D Printing

Our 3D printing facility harnesses the power of the cloud to run a bot farm that can run multiple prints at once. Come in and tinker with your own prints, or leave your files in the hands of one of our expert technicians.
  • 8 Ultimaker 2 Extended 3D printers
    • Prints in ABS or PLA
    • Takes files over Wi-Fi or an SD card
  • 2 Inventables Carvey desktop precision CNC routers
    • Enclosed cut volume
    • 3-axis capability
  • 4 computer workstations
  • Filament recycler
Consumables fees assessed per gram of filament.  

Digital Fabrication

Our digital fabrication shop has advanced large-format machines that can cut through plywood, plastic, and soft metals with hair-splitting accuracy. Some of the furniture throughout Open Works is built on our own CNC routers – we’d be happy to teach you how to make your own!
  • 4'x8' Laguna Swift with vacuum bed hold-down
  • 2 4’x8’ bed ShopBot PRS Alpha CNC routers
  • Tormach Personal CNC 1100 mill
  • 2 laser cutters, 18” x 24” bed
  • 1 laser cutter, 28” x 40 bed
 

Metal

Our metal shop is equipped for production workflows and one-off projects at almost any scale. Located close to the loading dock, moving materials in and products out is easy. A full-size paint booth makes finishing a breeze.
  • 4” angle grinders
  • 7” angle grinders
  • 5” horizontal band saw
  • 19” vertical band saw
  • Bench grinder
  • 14” abrasive chop saw
  • 9” Cold saw
  • Disk sander
  • Hammer drill
  • Drill press
  • 40” English wheel
  • Hypertherm powermax 30 amp Plasma cutter
  • Multi-process welders (Powermax MP 210)
  • Oxy/acetylene torch
  • 50” Pan and Box Brake, 16ga capacity
  • 16 ton pipe bender
  • 4’x4’ Torchmate CNC plasma cutter
  • Pneumatic riveter
  • 24" X 37" Sandblast cabinet
  • 12 Ton Shop Press
  • Syncrowave Tig Welder
  • Universal bender
  • 52” shear 16 ga. capacity
  • 50” slip roller 16 ga. Capacity
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Wood

Our woodworking shop is a dream setup for beginners, pros, and everyone in between. Fitted out with high-quality dust collection, hard-piped compressed air, and advanced LED lighting, it’s safe, clean, and efficient.
  • 14” Bandsaw
  • 18” Bandsaw
  • 12"Compound miter saw
  • Drill press
  • DF500 Festool Domino joiner
  • 12” Jointer
  • 16"x42" Lathe
  • Panel saw
  • 20" Planer
  • Router table
  • 12" Disk sander
  • 40" Edge sander
  • Spindle sander
  • 2 SawStop table saws
  • Scroll Saw
  • Tormek water-cooled sharpening system
  • Full suite of hand tools including hand-held routers, biscuit joiners, drills and drivers and chisels, mallets, and clamps
Limited consumables (glue, sand paper, screws, etc.) included.

Computer Lab

Access to our computer lab is included in every level of membership so you can have all the design resources you need to bring your idea from conception to reality.
  • 16 Dell Precision workstations with 27” monitors
    • SolidWorks
    • AutoCAD product suite
    • Sketchup Pro
    • Rhino
    • 3D Studio Max
    • Microsoft Office
 

Textiles

Our cut-and-sew studio is ideal for quilts, clothes, or soft circuits. Industrial sewing machines can handle anything from muslin to denim, and a computerized embroidery machine can output intricate custom designs.
  • 8 Juki industrial lockstitch sewing machines
  • 2 Juki industrial walking foot sewing machines
  • Juki industrial serger
  • Juki industrial Coverstitch with cylinder arm
  • Juki portable pearl line serger
  • 8 Juki portable sewing machines
  • Computerized embroidery machine
  • 2 cutting tables
  • Dress forms
 

Digital Media

Our digital media studio can output full-size blueprints, cut-vinyl stickers, and stunning archival-quality photo prints. Use it to document your next project or make wall graphics for a gallery show.
  • 36”-wide full-color Epson roll plotter
  • 2 18”-wide Epson photo printers
  • Scanner
  • Photo backdrop and softbox light
  • 6 Mac workstations with Adobe Creative Suite
  • Vinyl cutter
Consumables fees assessed for large-format prints or vinyl output.  

Electronics

Our electronics shop is the perfect place to build robots, flexible circuits, Arduino projects, or repair broken appliances.
  • 8 soldering workstations
    • Regulated DC power supply
    • Fume extractor
    • Oscilloscope
    • 3rd hand clamp stand
    • Soldering iron
  • 2 desolder pumps
  • Assorted precision hand tools