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MatchBOX Maker LAB: Tools & Equipment

Published Monday, September 9, 2019

Tinkerers, Makers, Entrepreneurs, Artisans, and Creative Constructivists of All Types

MatchBOX Maker LAB is a shared space for anyone who needs a workshop, a place to get things done, or a community of like-minded creatives dreaming of their next invention.

The space is open to all MatchBOX members at no additional charge, and works like a gym membership. Come in whenever you want; the LAB (like the rest of MBX) is accessible 24/7. 

We’re a workshop, a prototyping LAB, and a gathering place. Here's some of the equipment that you can use when you join the MatchBOX Maker LAB: 

Subtractive Manufacturing:

• Epilog 30W 12”x16“ laser
• Desktop Carvey CNC
• Vinyl cutter

Additive Manufacturing:
• 9 3D printers
• PLA, ABS, PETG, SLA
• Vacuum forming machines
• Casting & Molding stations
• Sculpting equipment
• Sculpting materials

Creation with Technology
• 2 Oculus VR headsets
• Fusion 360
• Adobe Creative Suite

Electronics
• Robotics kit
• Electrical kits
• Soldering station

Photos / Video
• Canon Digital Camera
• Go pro for video
• Photo lightbox
• Turntable
• Steady Cam
• Display Stands


Hand Tools
• Drill press
• Hand drill
• Rotary tools
• Hot-air guns
• Hot glue guns
• Clamps and snips
• Socket set
• Staple gun and brad nailer
• Wrenches
• Pliers, files, sanders, screwdrivers, etc.

Painting
• 30” Spray booth w/ exhaust
• Hand & spray paints
• Paint brushes, pallets, etc.

Workspace
• 6’ x 3’ open work tables with cutting mats and T-square
• WIP and display shelf for ongoing projects

Sewing
• Embroidery machine
• Serger machine
• Leather/denim sew machine
• Ironing board
• Hand Tools

Jewelry & Beads

• Bead loom
• Jewelry tools
• Fuse beads
• Chains and beads

Other
• Button maker
• Laminator
• Paper cutter
• Hand woodworking tools
• Leatherworking tools
• Whittling knives and gloves

**This list is subject to change. We're changing around things in the LAB constantly to meet needs and usage requests. If you are interested in using something specific, email lab@matchboxstudio.org to confirm.**