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:

Mark Hunter

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.

Since April 2014, Lowell makes has proudly hosted Eeldrytch Leather Workshoppe as our resident leather experts.  Eeldrytch is known across the land as one of the top producers of leather goods popular at Renaissance Faires.  If you have ever been to King Richard’s Faire—you have seen Eeldrytch leather.

Eeldrytch Leather Workshop is a well known for all the creative and talented works made for renaissance faires and festivals. If you are unfamiliar with Eeldrytch Leather Workshop check out their website http://www.eeldrytcharmouree.com/.

Shop Captain:

Paul Marcure

Equipment:

  • Floor Riveters
  • 5/16″ electric studding machine
  • Fortuna edge skyver, electric
  • #39 kick presses
  • Grinders
  • Band saw
  • Scroll saw
  • Drill press
  • Sanders
  • Plenty of assorted hand tools

Upcoming Workshops

There are no upcoming events at this time.

Shop Captain:

Josh Lunn

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

Mar 14

Raspberry Jam Lowell

March 14 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Mar 18

Raspberry Pi workshop

March 18 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm

Shop Captain:

Sara Rushton

Equipment:

Sample Works:

Upcoming Workshops

Mar 20

Crochet Night

March 20 @ 6:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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

Shop Captain:

Castro-Yves Arboite

Equipment:

  • Spray Room
  • Work benches

Samples of Work:

Upcoming Workshops

Mar 04

Cosplay Workshop

March 4 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mar 11

Cosplay Workshop

March 11 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mar 18

Cosplay Workshop

March 18 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Mar 25

Cosplay Workshop

March 25 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 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

Mon 27

Pottery Wheel Sampler Workshop

February 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mar 03

21+ Pottery Wheel Night

March 3 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mar 04

Pottery Wheel Sampler Workshop

March 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Mar 05

Pottery Wheel Sampler Workshop

March 5 @ 3:30 pm - 5:30 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:

TBD

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

Mar 12
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!