Shops & Equipment

Lowell Makes has an 1100 ft² Woodshop, one of the busiest shops in our space.  We have many talented woodworkers with a huge range of disciplines, from cabinetry to bowl turning.

Shop Captain:

Jack Walsh

Equipment:

Below is a list of some of the Woodshop equipment available to members.  We require a safety screening for full Woodshop access.

  • 3HP SawStop Table Saw
  • Jointer
  • Planer
  • Lathes
  • Band Saw
  • Compound Miter Saw
  • Routers
  • Scroll Saw
  • CLAMPS!
  • Tons of hand tools

Sample Works:

Upcoming Workshops

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Shop Captain:

Castro-Yves Arboite

Equipment:

  • Spray Room
  • Work benches

Samples of Work:

Upcoming Workshops

Fri 31

Cosplay Friday

March 31 @ 6:00 pm - April 1 @ 2:00 am
Apr 07

Cosplay Friday

April 7 @ 6:00 pm - April 8 @ 2:00 am
Apr 14

Cosplay Friday

April 14 @ 6:00 pm - April 15 @ 2:00 am
Apr 21

Cosplay Friday

April 21 @ 6:00 pm - April 22 @ 2:00 am

Shop Captain:

Dan Dugmore

Equipment:

  • 45W CO2 FullSpectrum Laser Cutter (5th Gen)
  • Makerbot Replicator 2
  • PrintrBot Jr
  • PCB Mill

Upcoming Workshops

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Shop Captain:

Steve Birmingham

Equipment:

  • bike stands
  • hand tools

Upcoming Workshops

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Shop Captain:

Patrick Shields

Equipment:

  • Benches and Components Galore
  • Soldering Irons
  • Probes

Upcoming Workshops

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Shop Captain:

Sara Rushton

Equipment:

Sample Works:

Upcoming Workshops

Apr 17

Crochet Night

April 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
May 15

Crochet Night

May 15 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jun 19

Crochet Night

June 19 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Jul 17

Crochet Night

July 17 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Shop Captain:

Chelsi Hanley

Equipment:

  • Glazing supplies

  • ^6 (cone 6) white clay
  • ^6 glazes
  • glaze tongs
  • Throwing supplies-
  • 4 pottery wheels
  • bats
  • clay tools
  • banding wheels
  • Clean up and shop supplies

  • buckets
  • sponges
  • Handbuilding/ wedging table
  • clay recycling table
  • shelves to store work
  • ceramic kiln

Upcoming Workshops

Fri 31

21+ Pottery Wheel Night

March 31 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Shop Captain:

John Noto

Equipment:

  • Phenom Pure Scanning Electron Microscope (up to 30,000X magnification)

Upcoming Workshops

There are no upcoming events at this time.

We are installing a new wall to form a dedicated Metal Shop.  Once complete, our vertical knee mill and lathe will be up and running.  Check back for updates.

Shop Captain:

Ben Towle

Equipment:

  • Vertical Knee Milling Machine
  • Lathe
  • Sherline 4500 Metal Lathe
  • Manual Sheet Metal Brake

Upcoming Workshops

There are no upcoming events at this time.

We plan to use our Main Classroom as a photography studio, with professional lighting and backdrops.  Please check back for updates.

Shop Captain:

Raj Zambre

Equipment:

Upcoming Workshops

Apr 09

Don’t see something here that you are looking for?  We are constantly searching for ways to expand what we offer, so let us know!