Tools & Spaces

Make Program Spaces in Hangar at Lassonde Studios

Find the Make Program and most tools and resources on the first floor of Lassonde Studios.

NOTE: The tools change periodically and without notice. This page was last updated 11-05-16.


Make Space

The Make Space at Lassonde Studios is an open workspace area for all students to work on their projects. The space has plenty of room for big and small projects, workbenches, and Fastenal vending machines for your material needs. Equipment checked out from the Tool Room and Front Desk are to be used in this space.


The Shop

Heavy duty tools and equipment are located here for student use. Every student must participate in the mandatory safety training to get access to this area and resources.

  • Angle Grinder
  • Belt Sander
  • Drill Press
  • Drills
  • Electric hand planer
  • Hand Torch
  • Hand planers
  • Impact Driver
  • Jigsaw
  • Joiner
  • Miter Saw
  • Nibbler
  • Orbital Sander
  • Planer
  • Plunge Router
  • Router
  • Scroll Saw
  • Spindle Sander
  • Table Grinder
  • Table Saw

Prototyping Room

Rapid prototyping is something that allows all students of different backgrounds to physically create their products and ideas. Within the prototyping room there will be a CNC laser and 3-D printers to aid in rapid creations of projects. Come talk with our Tool Mentors to set up your 3-D print.

  • 3-D Printers
  • Laser Cutter
  • Soldering Stations

Tool Room

The majority of small power and hand tools are located here for student use. Ask the Tool Mentors to aid in finding and using tools. Reference the tool booklet for a complete list of our equipment offerings.

  • Allen Wrenches
  • Batteries
  • Bread Boards
  • Cameo Silhouette
  • Chisels
  • Clamps
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Die Set
  • Earplugs
  • Files
  • Gloves
  • Glue
  • Glue Guns
  • Hammers
  • Heater Gun
  • Heat-Shrink Tubing
  • Helping Hands
  • Hot Knife
  • Iron
  • Miter Boxes
  • Multi-Meters
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Paint Brushes
  • Paper Cutters
  • Pipe Bender
  • Pliers
  • Power Supplies
  • Respiratory Masks
  • Safety Glasses
  • Sand Paper
  • Scissors
  • Sewing Machines
  • Soldering Stations
  • Staple Guns
  • Steel Tap
  • Tape
  • Vices

Front Desk Tool Checkout

Some tools are available to checkout at the Front Desk in the first floor of Lassonde Studios. To check out equipment, tell the Front Desk attendant what you want to checkout, and they will record your UCard information.

  • Laptops
  • Rolling green screen
  • GoPros
  • Tripod
  • Portable projectors

Fastenal Bins, Lockers & Vending Machine

Located next to the tool room is a Fastenal Vending Machine and Fastenal Locker. Students may use the vending machine to purchase items that they need for their projects. The Fastenal Locker offers students the ability to check out items such as drills, Dremels and soldering irons 24/7 with their university ID. We also have Fastenal Bins with nuts and bolts.


Themed Residential Floors & Tools

The residents living at Lassonde Studios get additional access to tools. Each of the four residential floors has a theme, and the floors have tools that match those themes. Those tools and resources are in the residential makerspaces managed by our Lassonde 400 Residential Program.