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 28

Cosplay Friday

April 28 @ 6:00 pm - April 29 @ 2:00 am

Shop Captain:

Dan Dugmore

Equipment:

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

Upcoming Workshops

Shop Captain:

Steve Birmingham

Equipment:

  • bike stands
  • hand tools

Upcoming Workshops

May 14

Bicycle Tune-Up Workshop

May 14 @ 3:00 pm - 6:00 pm

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

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
Aug 21

Crochet Night

August 21 @ 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

Sun 23

Pottery Wheel Course (Sunday Session)

April 23 @ 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
Sun 23
Thu 27
Fri 28

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

There are no upcoming events at this time.

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!