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The Studios

Our mission is to provide a dynamic environment for multi-generational collaboration that supports the teaching, learning, and practicing of industrial arts, creative arts, engineering, and design.
180 Studios provides public access to professional equipment and tools in our various work studios. 180 Studios has the studio spaces below available now, with other spaces in the works . Below each studio is a listing of the types of equipment and tools we currently offer.  As funding allows, additional studio spaces and equipment will be added based on the interests and needs of our community members.

Fiber Arts

Fiber arts studio features
  • Industrial serger
  • 4 color silk screen press
  • Singer 15 sewing machine
  • Vinyl Cutter & Heat Press

Electronics & Robotics

Electronics studio features
  • Soldering Stations
  • Function Generator
  • Multifunction Synthesizer
  • Multimeters
  • Network Analyzer 
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Power Supplies, DC
  • Power Meter
  • Signal Generators
  • Pulse/Function Generator
  • Vector Signal Generator
  • Dynamic Signal Analyzer
  • Frequency Counter
  • Microwave Frequency Counter
  • Universal Counter
  • Spectrum Analyzer
  • Network Analyzer
  • Modulation Analyzer
  • Audio Analyzer
  • AM/FM Test Source
  • Variable Transformer, Variac
  • Visual Inspection Microscope

Prototyping & Design

prusa i3 mk2 3d printer
Prototyping studio features
  • 3D Printers
  • CAD/CAM/Design Software
  • 60W CO2 Laser Cutter
Prototyping & Design Studio Wish List
  • Filament: PLA, ABS, nylon, specialty
  • Additional 3D printers
  • SLS 3D printer

Metalworking

hitachi seiki 4a metal lathe
Metalworking studio features
  • Calipers, digital & dial
  • Granite Surface Plate
  • Height Gauges, digital
  • Horizontal Band Saw
  • Lathe, small
  • Lathe, large metal
  • Micrometer, digital
  • Milling Maching, 4-axis, CNC
  • Optical Comparitor
  • Rotary Table
  • Tool Grinder
Metalworking Studio Wish List
  • Angle Iron Bender/Notcher
  • Box & Pan Brake
  • Cold Saw
  • Corner Notcher
  • EDM Machine (sinker)
  • Throatless Shear, bench mounted
  • Heat Treating Furnace
  • Rotary Turret Punch
  • Surface Grinder
  • Vertical Band Saw

Welding

Welding studio features
  • Acetylene Brazing/ Welding/Cutting Torch
  • Assorted Metalworking Hand & Power Tools
  • Disc Sander, pedestal-mounted
  • Stick Welder
  • Welder, MIG
  • Welder, TIG
  • Wire Wheel, bench mounted
  • Angle grinders
  • Horizontal band saw
  • Drill presses
  • Sheet metal brake (small)
  • Sheet metal shear (small)
Welding Studio Wish list
  • Plasma Cutter, handheld 
  • Plasma Cutter, CNC, 4' x 8' (Torchmate)
  • Sand Blasting Cabinet
  • Welder, Spot
  • Welding helmets
  • Welding screen
  • Welding gloves
  • English Wheel
  • Sheetmetal Break, 48"
  • Sheetmetal Shear, power, 48" wide
  • Slip Roll, power, 48" wide
  • Planishing Hammer, air-powered
  • Tubing Bender

Woodworking

cordless drills sit on a shelf
Woodworking studio features
  • Assorted Woodworking Hand & Power Tools
  • Band Saws
  • Belt/Disc Sander, free-standing
  • Compound Miter Saw
  • Drill Presses
  • Jointer
  • Large Surface Drum Sander
  • Lathe, 24", 3HP, swinging head
  • Planer
  • Scroll Saw
  • Table Router
  • Table Saw (SawStop)
  • Wood Router, CNC (5' x 8' ShopBot)
  • Wood Router, CNC (2' x 3' ShopBot)
  • Work Benches

Digital Media Lab

(coming 2018)
180 studios is now seeking donations of money or equipment to set up a digital media lab.  The following is a wish list of equipment we would like to offer our local maker community.
Digital Media Studio Wish List
  • Audio Mixing Board
  • Digital Audio Recorders
  • Digital Cameras & Camcorders
  • Digital Still Cameras
  • Editing Bay
  • Green Screen
  • Headphones
  • Lavalier Microphones
  • Multimedia Projectors
  • Studio Lighting
  • Variety of Media Software

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