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2 Wild Idea:
Shared Pickup Truck

Many people need to get things to and from MakeHaven but often don't have a large car, or only bike. A pickup truck could be used by staff and members to get lumber, transport large scrap and pickup equipment. Ideally this truck would be kept in the parking garage next to MakeHaven.


Comments: (2)

Cost: $15,000.00

5 days 11 hours ago
1 New Equipment:
Stick welder

We currently have a 'buzz box' AC stick welder, which is mediocre. A proper stick welder is DC (positive and negative): https://www.grainger.com/mobile/product/MILLER-ELECTRIC-Stick-Welder-404...


Comments: (1)

Cost: $750.00

2 weeks 4 days ago
1 New Equipment:
Tapping Arm

This would make tapping holes a lot faster and straighter. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sni-vt400


Comments: (1)

Cost: $2,000.00

3 weeks 3 days ago
2 New Equipment:
Bigger Planer

Because our current one is pretty small. https://www.toolnut.com/jet-708544-jwp-208hh-20-planer-5hp-1ph-helical-h...


Comments: (0)

Cost: $3,700.00

1 month 5 hours ago
2 New Equipment:
Spiral cutterhead for jointer

To improve jointer: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Spiral-cutterhead-for-Robland-SD-410-16-Jointer...


Comments: (0)

Cost: $1,200.00

1 month 5 hours ago
2 New Equipment:
Spot Welder

This is a great tool for sheet metal work.


Comments: (0)

Cost: $200.00

1 month 5 hours ago In Development
1 New Equipment:
Vacuum pump and chamber

Pump - https://www.grainger.com/product/406D58?cm_mmc=PPC:+Google+PLA ($250)


Comments: (0)

Cost: $400.00

1 month 5 hours ago
1 Event or Activity:
Class on installing Arch linux on laptop encrypted drive

Would very much like to learn how to setup up a boot sector on a secondary/non-primary drive(a lot of people have windows PC's with room for second drives), encrypt the rest of the drive, and install archlinux (preferably led by someone who has a bit of experience with these things so that they may be able to answer questions about setting up encryption and Arch.

:-]


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

2 months 1 week ago
1 New Equipment:
Continuous Carbon Fiber for Markforged

This would take our already awesome Markforged to the next level.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

2 months 4 weeks ago

All Wishes

Not Right Now - The answer is "no" but we may reassess in the future.
Research Required- Maybe, lets look into it and understand more.
Planned - We intend to make it happen but may be lower priority or waiting on funding.
In Development - We are actively working to make it happen right now.
Implemented - It or similar has happened, fully or in significant part.

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15 New Equipment:
Kiln for heat treating/ceramics/enameling

Super useful for many things: https://usaknifemaker.com/evenheat-ko-27.html
We want 208V, TAP Contro, Solid State Relays ($2100)

Fundraiser. MakeHaven is matching donations toward this equipment dollar for dollar.


Comments: (1)

Cost: $2,100.00

1 year 11 months ago In Development
13 New Equipment:
Jewelry Equipment

To make fine Jewelry. $2500 would cover most of it:
Soldering Supplies:
· Torch https://store.cyberweld.com/smachaou.html?utm_medium=shoppingengine&utm_...


Comments: (2)

Cost: unknown

2 years 2 months ago Planned
11 New Equipment:
Large format printer

The model to consider would be a printer and cutter.

https://www.rolanddga.com/products/printers/truevis-vg2-printer-cutters


Comments: (2)

Cost: unknown

1 year 8 months ago Planned
10 Space Infrastructure:
Large Spray Booth with Ventilation

For small finishing or even better furniture sized.

Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

2 years 2 months ago Not Right Now
9 Event or Activity:
Japanese joinery workshop.

There is interest in learning the fascinating traditional joinery used by Japanese woodworkers.
This could be a beginner & an advanced level presentation. Both hands on.


Comments: (2)

Cost: unknown

6 months 1 week ago In Development
9 Policy or Operational Suggestion:
Rear entrance key card access

Description of why needed. 1 year 9 months ago Planned
9 Event or Activity:
Tool sharpening

A dull tool can be worthless.
This could be split into a number of sessions:
Knife, chisel, plane iron type.
"Garden" type .. shovels, axes & hatchets, hoes .. etc
A tool handle making, replacing session for any of the above.


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

6 months 1 week ago
8 Wild Idea:
Outdoor hanging garden

I love the view of the rocks out the windows, and noticed some have plants growing. What if we expand that and create a green growing wall. Ideally one of the windows could be converted to an access door.


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

2 years 1 month ago In Development
8 Event or Activity:
Wood joinery workshop for common western technique.

A number of people in the woodworking shop would benefit from demonstrations on how to achieve the joinery they desire for their project.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

6 months 1 week ago
7 New Equipment:
Pottery Wheel

Attract sexy ghosts


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

10 months 2 weeks ago Not Right Now
7 Space Infrastructure:
office chairs with back support


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

1 year 4 months ago
6 New Equipment:
Grommet Puncher

In the sewing section, we would like equipment that allows us to insert grommets into clothing. Grommets are small metal rings that can be used for different types of garment construction, such as lacing. Please make our wishes come true! *cute emoji*


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

5 months 2 weeks ago
6 New Equipment:
Festool Domino Joiner

Very useful joinery tool: https://www.festoolproducts.com/power-tools/festool-domino-joiners/festo...
($1000)


Comments: (2)

Cost: unknown

1 year 10 months ago Not Right Now
6 Wild Idea:
Maker Crest on Entry Floor

As you come down the stairs the floor looks pretty bad. It would be cool if there was some painted maker themed crest painted.


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

2 years 1 month ago Research Needed
5 Space Infrastructure:
Adobe Suite

Why we do not have Adobe: A license is $330.00 per machine/ per year. If we install on the 4 computers plus 2 of the laser cutters that is $2,000 per year for the software.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

1 year 10 months ago Not Right Now
5 New Equipment:
1.5" laser lens

Requested by Cary Ward

Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

1 year 2 months ago
5 New Equipment:
Oxy-acetylene setup

For brazing/cutting/heating

https://www.amazon.com/Torch-Oxy-Acetylene-Tough-Cut-Outfit/dp/B001AP13A...


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

5 months 3 weeks ago
5 Policy or Operational Suggestion:
Matching Makehaven Jumpsuits

Description of why needed. 1 year 10 months ago Not Right Now
5 New Equipment:
Tumbler machine for metals

It would make finishing all the great metal parts we are creating in the machine shop better and easier.

It makes different consistent finishes by rounding sharp edges, removing burrs, and other small details like that


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

5 months 2 weeks ago
5 New Equipment:
Exposure Unit for Curing Emulsion for Silkscreening

No more clamping the UV light to a table, finding the power strip, borrowing the plastic bin, etc etc. Curing the screen will now be faster and easier with one of these!
Screen Shot 2019-12-09 at 7.45.38 PM


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

7 months 5 days ago
4 New Equipment:
Riley Hopkins Jr. 4 color, 2-station Screen Printing Press

We discussed getting one of these awhile back, and it's definitely time for an upgrade to the screenprinting press. This machine will (first of all) not break its solder points AND it allows formicro-adjusting for multi-colored and CMYK printing. Let's take screenprinting to the next level!


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

7 months 5 days ago In Development
4 Event or Activity:
Class in canning (probably for fall)

Description of why needed. 1 year 10 months ago In Development
4 New Equipment:
TIG Welder

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B076BSD6PG/?creativeASIN=B076BSD6PG&linkCode=w... $700


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

6 months 5 days ago
4 New Equipment:
Vinyl space upgrades (see comment)

Description of why needed. 1 year 11 months ago In Development
3 New Equipment:
Combo disc/belt sander for woodshop

https://www.woodcraft.com/products/powermatic-belt-disc-sander-model-31a...
$1600


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

1 year 3 months ago
3 New Equipment:
Metal Casting Centrifuge

Making small metal parts.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

2 years 2 months ago Research Needed
3 New Equipment:
Metal Detector for Nails in wood and for Outside (For rental Hobby)


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

1 year 10 months ago
3 New Equipment:
New Lathe

https://www.amazon.com/Laguna-Tools-MLAREVO-1836-Lathe/dp/B00YX8162Q/ref... ($2300)


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

6 months 5 days ago
3 New Equipment:
Buffing wheel


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

6 months 12 hours ago
3 New Equipment:
Air brush

Could we have air brush painting, perhaps in the metal shop? Brought up by member J. Gleisner


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

12 months 2 days ago Planned
3 Space Infrastructure:
Common Mac/PC chargers

(To check out temporarily for in-venue use.) We all forget our chargers occasionally and it sucks to have to go home and get them!

Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

11 months 2 weeks ago
3 New Equipment:
Pipe/Tube Bender

Valuable metalworking tool: https://pro-tools.com/collections/manual-tube-and-pipe-benders/products/... ($900)
or


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

11 months 2 days ago Planned
3 New Equipment:
Long arm quilting machine for computerized quilting

These are often rented by the hour at some facilities as they are cumbersome to keep in one's home due to the size and they're also pretty pricey. For the quilting community, it would be a real asset! "


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

2 years 2 months ago Research Needed
3 New Equipment:
Spinning Wheel

So that members can make custom-dyed yarn for textile crafts. Other members expressed interest and may have other reasons for wanting it.

Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

1 year 2 months ago
3 New Equipment:
16" Jointer

Donate Now

From Slack:
16” plus the infeed/outfeed length is a game changer; being able to joint wide components post glue-up is amazing

The fundraiser is live! MakeHaven will be matching, so we just need to reach $1000.


Comments: (0)

Cost: $2,000.00

4 months 1 week ago In Development
2 New Equipment:
Vacuum press bags


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

1 year 5 months ago
2 New Equipment:
Rug Tufting Machine

Description of why needed. 1 year 3 months ago Planned
2 New Equipment:
Light box exposure unit

Improve quality of burned images when screen printing.


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

6 months 5 days ago
2 New Equipment:
Spot Welder

This is a great tool for sheet metal work.


Comments: (0)

Cost: $200.00

1 month 5 hours ago In Development
2 New Equipment:
Sewing machine, non-badged

Strong, durable, simple machine that would be available to members and guests (including kids 8+) https://www.amazon.com/SINGER-Featherweight-C240-Sewing-Machine/dp/B0746...


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

10 months 6 days ago In Development
2 New Equipment:
Full-Length Mirror in Bathroom

To see the fit of clothing made at the sewing station.

Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

1 year 2 months ago
2 New Equipment:
Bigger Planer

Because our current one is pretty small. https://www.toolnut.com/jet-708544-jwp-208hh-20-planer-5hp-1ph-helical-h...


Comments: (0)

Cost: $3,700.00

1 month 5 hours ago
2 Event or Activity:
House keeping and community spirit meeting

Chris La Salle and Catherine CW are requesting a meeting for addressing more engaging communal housekeeping. We want to see folks caring and respecting the space and tools provided and think a meeting is in order. Thank you


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

9 months 2 weeks ago
2 New Equipment:
Hair dryer

For drying of things (more than just hair!) Ideally with a cool setting as well.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

2 years 2 months ago
2 New Equipment:
Stereo Microscope for Electronics Bench

We had one previously on loan from a member, but it is time to get our own. Ideally we get some good lighting for it too.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

1 year 7 months ago Planned
2 New Equipment:
Fourth Axis for Tormach CNC Mil

It would open new geometry we could mill out of metal. Right now it is not release but the website says "coming soon". https://www.tormach.com/pcnc-440


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

7 months 2 weeks ago Planned
2 Event or Activity:
Make Seed bombs

Lets empower people to beautify hard to access areas by making seed bombs. https://www.gardenista.com/posts/diy-wildflower-seed-bombs/


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

2 years 1 month ago
2 New Equipment:
Espresso Machine (semi Auto: Porta Filter Type 9+ bar pressure) LOOK OUT FOR NOT BUY


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

1 year 5 months ago
2 New Equipment:
CNC Fabric Cutter

https://www.autometrix.com/solutions/cutting/#advantage
Great tool for the region and improving space for textile's people


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

7 months 1 week ago
2 New Equipment:
Pin nailer

Because we should have a small, 23GA nailer: https://www.amazon.com/BOSTITCH-HP118K-23-Gauge-2-Inch-16-Inch/dp/B000EX...


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

10 months 4 weeks ago
2 New Equipment:
Book Binding Machine (Hot pellet glue Type)

Make your own book sound cool, Also seems like a easy hobby that would interest everyone (based on no facts at all)

**Only if there is enough interest from many people. Please vote seriously please vote (hint hint)


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

10 months 6 days ago
2 New Equipment:
Boat Building Strongback

To allow members and teams of members to make canoes, kayaks, and Adirondack Guide Boats. Ideally this strongback could be wheeled in and out of woodworking area and storage area. I am posting this wish to see what level of interest is out there. Several designs allow the strongback to taken apart and put into storage. Thanks

Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

1 year 3 months ago
2 New Equipment:
Spiral cutterhead for jointer

To improve jointer: https://www.ebay.com/itm/Spiral-cutterhead-for-Robland-SD-410-16-Jointer...


Comments: (0)

Cost: $1,200.00

1 month 5 hours ago
2 New Equipment:
Kreg Jigs (Cabinet, Shelf Pin and Drawer Jigs)


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

1 year 10 months ago
2 New Equipment:
Artisan 1430 Printer (for silkscreen / screen printing

These are used by screen printers with all black ink to get consistent dark transparencies used in screen printing.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

10 months 4 days ago
2 New Equipment:
Robotic coffee machine

Coffee + raspberry pi + robotics = no brainer

https://www.raspberrypi.org/blog/mugsy/

https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/413243358/mugsy-the-open-source-rob...


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

2 years 2 months ago
2 New Equipment:
Bench grinder for carbide tools

https://www.amazon.com/Delta-23-196-6-Inch-Variable-Grinder/dp/B00HRM509...


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

6 months 12 hours ago
2 New Equipment:
Design or drafting table


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

1 year 9 months ago
2 New Equipment:
Monoprice Delta Printer

Deltas are cool, impressive, plus this one can print at 50 MICRONS half of what we can do. https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=21666&gclid=CjwKCAjwiurXBRAnEiwAk...

Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

2 years 1 month ago Research Needed
2 New Equipment:
5HP Sawstop

Because our current sawstop is underpowered

Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

1 year 1 day ago
2 New Equipment:
Monoprice MP10 - Replace the AFP-512 ($300)

The AFP-512 has a LOT of issues, from the extruder frequently clogging, the bed being impossible to level due to warping, and the electrical connectors on the hotend degrading.


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

5 months 4 weeks ago
2 Wild Idea:
Shared Pickup Truck

Many people need to get things to and from MakeHaven but often don't have a large car, or only bike. A pickup truck could be used by staff and members to get lumber, transport large scrap and pickup equipment. Ideally this truck would be kept in the parking garage next to MakeHaven.


Comments: (2)

Cost: $15,000.00

5 days 11 hours ago
2 Policy or Operational Suggestion:
See if another Parking Garage will offer member discount for Parking for members like the state street garage. State st Garage not open on Saturdays or Holidays


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

1 year 7 months ago
2 New Equipment:
Rolling Mill

For use with sheet metal an wire. It is different than the shear/brake/roll, in that it uses a gear reduction system to multiply the force on the metal. It is used to compress the metal, giving the user the ability to flatten sheet metal, change it’s gauge, forge it, etc. It is an incredibly useful tool for metal sculpture and jewelry making.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

7 months 3 weeks ago
2 New Equipment:
CNC Plasma Cutter

Description of why needed. 1 year 6 months ago
2 Event or Activity:
Make Cement Planters

A good summer activity, we could have reusable molds in our inventory. https://www.popularmechanics.com/home/lawn-garden/how-to/g875/how-to-bui...


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

2 years 1 month ago Research Needed
2 New Equipment:
Risograph Printer

For making zines and self-publishing art books

Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

11 months 1 week ago
2 New Equipment:
Smaller Milwaukee batteries

The 5Ah batteries we have are heavy and make some tools difficult for some people to use. Smaller batteries would help.


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

10 months 4 weeks ago
1 Space Infrastructure:
Scribit

A https://scribit.design/ drawing robot for the big white wall by the couches. We could have constantly changing designs and notices in a very visible. place.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

6 months 3 weeks ago
1 New Equipment:
Replacement Bed/Mat for IIP

The one here is pretty messed up. Here's a link to a new one:

https://www.monoprice.com/product?p_id=33773


Comments: (0)

Cost: $13.00

3 months 5 days ago
1 New Equipment:
Vacuum Sealer Machine (for food_

For sous vide as well as general food sealing purposes: https://www.amazon.com/FoodSaver-Vacuum-Sealing-System-Starter/dp


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

10 months 3 weeks ago Planned
1 Event or Activity:
Class on installing Arch linux on laptop encrypted drive

Would very much like to learn how to setup up a boot sector on a secondary/non-primary drive(a lot of people have windows PC's with room for second drives), encrypt the rest of the drive, and install archlinux (preferably led by someone who has a bit of experience with these things so that they may be able to answer questions about setting up encryption and Arch.

:-]


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

2 months 1 week ago
1 New Equipment:
Industrial Robot (donation from Business only too $$$ to Buy just look out for )


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

1 year 10 months ago
1 New Equipment:
Stick welder

We currently have a 'buzz box' AC stick welder, which is mediocre. A proper stick welder is DC (positive and negative): https://www.grainger.com/mobile/product/MILLER-ELECTRIC-Stick-Welder-404...


Comments: (1)

Cost: $750.00

2 weeks 4 days ago
1 New Equipment:
Hydraulic Press (20 ton or greater)

Extremely versatile tool for metal forming. Gives the ability to apply pressure equally across a piece, without damaging texture or design work.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

7 months 3 weeks ago
1 New Equipment:
Pottery wheel

Wouldn't take up much space, and if we got the heat treating oven/kiln would be a great capability!


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

4 months 1 week ago
1 New Equipment:
Copy stand

Description of why needed. 1 year 5 months ago Research Needed
1 New Equipment:
Shaper Tool ( Hand Held CNC Router )

As the Gerber CNC has been in development for over a year and projects larger than the Shapeoko can handle are inaccessible to members at the moment. A handheld CNC would allow a stop-gap to allow the working of much larger projects than can be contained within a table.


Comments: (0)

Cost: $2,499.00

4 months 1 week ago
1 New Equipment:
Continuous Carbon Fiber for Markforged

This would take our already awesome Markforged to the next level.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

2 months 4 weeks ago
1 New Equipment:
Hobart Stand Mixer

A more heavy duty mixer for bread making


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

10 months 3 weeks ago
1 New Equipment:
Vacuum for main space


Comments: (1)

Cost: unknown

1 year 3 months ago
1 New Equipment:
Vacuum pump and chamber

Pump - https://www.grainger.com/product/406D58?cm_mmc=PPC:+Google+PLA ($250)


Comments: (0)

Cost: $400.00

1 month 5 hours ago
1 New Equipment:
Tapping Arm

This would make tapping holes a lot faster and straighter. https://www.summitracing.com/parts/sni-vt400


Comments: (1)

Cost: $2,000.00

3 weeks 3 days ago
1 New Equipment:
High-Carbon Anvil (55lbs or heavier) with at least one horn

Really crucial metalworking tool for almost any metal sculpture and for many jewelry applications.


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

7 months 3 weeks ago
1 New Equipment:
NAS Attached Storage Networked

Storage on each computer is limited Suggest WD Outlet and get My Cloud EX2 ultra or My Cloud EX4 no hard drives then add later WD Red or Seagate Nas type https://www.wd.com/products/wd-recertified/my-cloud-ex4.html#RWDBWWD0000... Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

11 months 3 weeks ago
1 Space Infrastructure:
Shared/Discounted Subscriptions

We could get great value out of shared/group subscriptions to digital resources, e.g. CAD libraries or even something as simple as a shared login to Fine Woodworking or Lynda courses. Could be a useful poll to send out!


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

7 months 1 week ago
1 New Equipment:
M12 INSTALLATION DRIVER FOR CABINET MAKING $179 CPO

USED FOR GETTING INTO SPOTS A IMPACT CAN'T GET INTO (CABENIT MAKING AND FURNITURE MAKING)

https://www.cpooutlets.com/milwaukee-2505-20-m12-fuel-lithium-ion-instal...


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

4 months 2 weeks ago
1 New Equipment:
Milwaukee Cut Off Saw M12 volt (For Metal Tile plastics Uses Saw Max Wheels to) like a small circular saw for all materials


Comments: (0)

Cost: unknown

1 year 5 months ago