Dawn Ho edited this page Oct 14, 2017 · 23 revisions

Welcome to the Hardware Workshop wiki! This is the wiki to see the list of tools we have, as well as some guides on how to use them. Also included are some links to some good tutorials on different hardware hacking techniques!

Feel free to add to and edit this wiki as you see fit.

Useful Tutorials

On using our Equipment

  • 3D Printing - How to 3D Print on our Monoprice Printer
  • X-Carve - How to use our 3D carving machine

On Good Hacking Techniques

Tools and Materials Listing

Here are a listing of the tools and materials we have available and some guides on how to use them.


  • Sewing Machine


  • Electronics Tools: Multimeter, soldering irons, solder, flux bottle
  • Basic Electronics Components: Passives, LEDs (assorted + RGB), wire, elec. tape, heat-shrink tubing, breadboards, blank circuit boards, assort common connectors, etc.
  • Arduinos (standard, micro) & accessories + USB adaptors
  • Motors, Steppers, motion control components (belts, pulleys, etc.)
  • Assorted Sensors (light, sound, motion)
  • Battery Packs + Batteries (3,5,12 volt output)
  • Random Electronics Junk (adapters, connectors, power supplies, etc.)

Supplies / Materials

  • Assorted Fasteners (screws, etc.),
  • Wood (sheet, doles), Plastic (HDPE), Foam, Glue (multiple)
  • Zip Ties, Rubberbands, Tape, Binding Wire, Thick wire (clothes hanger), Twine, Plastic Cord (weedwacker)

Workshop Equipment

  • 3D Printer
  • Drill Press
  • Miter Saw
  • Saw Horses
  • Shop Vacuum
  • X-Carve

Workshop Tools

  • Clamps
  • Cordless Drills + chargers
  • Cordless Jigsaw + chargers
  • Dremels
  • Glue Guns
  • Power Cords / Outlets
  • Screw / Drill bits
  • Screw Drivers (standard + tiny), Wrenches, Hex Wrenches, Cutters, etc.
  • Staple Gun + Staples


  • Ear Protection: Ear Muffs
  • Eye Protection: Goggles / Safety Glasses
  • Fire Extinguisher
  • First Aid Kit
  • Gloves
  • Respiratory Protection: Masks
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