Maker Lab


Sparked by curiosity, fueled by creativity and collaboration. 

Bring your vision to life in our student-run studio stocked with tools, supplies, and equipment. An official student organization, MakerLab is dedicated to building community by fostering skill-sharing and collaboration.

Safety is a priority for everyone: All students are trained and safety equipment is required (safety glasses, dust masks, and hearing protection).

For everyone’s safety, a student supervisor must be present to assist with all projects. 

Fall 2022 MakerLab Hours:   Mon. - Fri., 3:00 - 5:00 p.m.                                                                                                          Sat. & Sun., Noon - 2:00 p.m.

For questions, contact makerlab@beloit.edu or join the conversation on the MakerLab Discord

Ready to start? Stop by during MakerLab hours (posted above), or fill out the form below to pair up with the supervisor that best matches your project.

Tell us about you and your project. One of our student supervisors will respond as soon as possible (usually within 24-48 hours).

A supervisor must be on site to assist with all projects (even if you have previously visited the Maker Lab), so be sure a time has been confirmed before coming to CELEB.

All fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

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Tell us your first and last name
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Is this project for a class?*
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Briefly explain your project. Include instructor's name, class, and due date if this is an academic project.
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Which tools/equipment do you plan to use?*
Check all that may apply. If you don't know, check "unsure." Check "n/a" if no equipment or tools will be used.

Major Equipment

  • Alienware & Microsoft Surface computers with Adobe Creative Suite and Fusion 360 CAD software
  • 3D printers (Ultimaker & Prusa)
  • Desktop CNC (Carbide 3D Nomad)
  • Laser cutter
  • Mat cutters
  • Paper cutters (rotary & guillotine)
  • Sewing machines
  • Embroidery Machine
  • Serger
  • Steam irons
  • 16” x 20” Heat press
  • Electronic soldering irons
  • Oscilloscope
  • Vinyl cutters (Cricut & Brother)
  • Sticker printer
  • Flex shaft (with drill press)
  • Button-making presses
  • Cordless drills
  • Scroll saw
  • Air compressor

Hand Tools

  • Pliers & screwdrivers for both traditional projects and electronics
  • Wrenches & sockets (metric & SAE)
  • Claw & soft-face hammers; dead-blow hammer
  • Wire strippers & crimpers
  • Digital micrometers & calipers, dial calipers, electronic scale, 1-2-3 blocks
  • Glue guns
  • Heat-safe soldering mats
  • Self-healing cutting mats
  • Bench vises
  • Sewing templates
  • Fabric scissors
  • Thread, bobbins, needles, seam rippers, pattern marker
  • Airbrush paint gun

Student learns how to work with the 3D printer in CELEB. Student learns how to work with the 3D printer in CELEB.

A Beloit student designs a project at CELEB. A Beloit student designs a project at CELEB.

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