Machine Shop

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Steps for Access

If you would like to use the Makerspace Machine Shop, you are required to:

[1] Have a CoE Red or Green Permit and paid the materials fee* for this semester.

  • Note: you must have a woodworking 1 upgrade to use the table saw, compound sliding miter saw, benchtop router and the panel saw.

[2] Go to the Makerspace check-out window and ring the bell. The Makerspace staff will swipe your ID every time to verify [1] and then grant you access and support for using the Machine Shop.

*College of Engineering faculty and staff are not required to pay the materials fee, however, they must have the appropriate CoE permit. 

What and Where is the Makerspace Machine Shop?

The machine shop is outlined in red below. It contains the equipment that is more dangerous and thus must have a separately controlled area with more supervision.

What Equipment is in the Machine Shop?

Saws

Routers

Sanders

More

Compound Sliding Miter Saw Benchtop Router Drum Sander Drill Presses
Panel Saw Compact Router Disc Sander Thermoformer
Band Saws (no steel) Laguna Router Belt Sander Variety of pneumatic tools, and cordless hand tools
Table Saw X-Carve Router Downdraft Sanding Table Waterjet
Jig Saws Handheld Orbital
Scroll Saw
Horizontal Bandsaw

 

Looking for something else? Check out TEAM Lab’s inventory (link).

Questions? Email us at maker-machineshop@engr.wisc.edu

Machine Shop Managers

Aishwarya Deshpande

Credentials: Assistant Shop Manager

John Lombardo

Credentials: Instructor

Jan Maroske

Credentials: Assistant Shop Manager

Kirk Mendoza

Credentials: Technical Staff

Corbin Neutgens

Corbin Neutgens

Credentials: Technical Staff

Brett Prussack

Credentials: Assistant Shop Manager

Antony Rainchik

Credentials: Technical Staff

Claire Winter

Credentials: Technical Staff

Project Support

Check in during the hours below for questions pertaining to design consultation, materials, and best practices.

E-mail maker-machineshop@engr.wisc.edu with questions.