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. Please talk to a Make tool mentor to learn about updates and find the tools you need for your project.

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.


  • Band Saw
  • Belt Sander
  • Biscuit Cutter
  • Cord/Cordless Drills
  • Dremel
  • Drill Press
  • Electric Hand Planer
  • Hand Planers
  • Handheld Belt Sander
  • Impact Driver
  • Jigsaw
  • Joiner
  • Miter Saw
  • Nail Gun
  • Orbital Sander
  • Planer
  • Plunge Router
  • Scroll Saw
  • Spindle Sander
  • Staple Gun
  • Table Saw
  • Variable Speed Router


  • Angle Grinder
  • Bench Grinder
  • Manual Hydraulic Press
  • Metal Band Saw
  • MIG Welder
  • Nibbler
  • Plasma Cutter
  • Sawzall
  • Shear/Brake/Roll

Prototyping Room

Rapid prototyping is something that allows all students of different backgrounds to physically create their products and ideas. Come talk with our tool mentors to set up your 3-D print!

  • 3-D Printers
  • Laser Cutter
  • Soldering Stations

Printer Room

Our printer room includes a large-format printer, various paper types and a vinyl cutter. Print a diagram of your new invention, or whatever you want.

  • Cutting tools
  • Large-format printer
  • Various paper types
  • Vinyl cutter

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.

  • Allen Wrenches
  • Batteries
  • Bike repair bench
  • Bike tool set
  • Bread Boards
  • Cameo Silhouette
  • Chisels
  • Clamps
  • Cleaning Supplies
  • Cutting mats
  • Die Set
  • Earplugs
  • Files
  • Gloves
  • Glue
  • Glue Guns
  • Glue guns
  • Hammers
  • Heater Gun
  • Heat-Shrink Tubing
  • Helping Hands
  • Hot Knife
  • Hydroponic kits
  • Iron
  • Light box sketching set
  • Little bit kit
  • Miter Boxes
  • Multi-Meters
  • Oscilloscopes
  • Paint Brushes
  • Paper Cutters
  • Photography Light box
  • Pipe Bender
  • Pliers
  • Portable green screen
  • Power Supplies
  • Respiratory Masks
  • Safety Glasses
  • Sand Paper
  • Scissors
  • Sensors for smart products
  • Sewing Machines
  • Skateboard universal tool
  • Ski tools
  • Soldering Stations
  • Staple Guns
  • Steel Tap
  • Tape
  • Vices
  • Weather station
  • Wind turbine generating kit
  • And More! (Ask the Make tool mentors about other tools and updates to this list.)

Front Desk Tool Checkout

Some tools are available to checkout at the front desk on 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.

  • Extra cables, connectors
  • GoPros
  • Laptops
  • Microphone
  • Monitors
  • Oculus Rift DK2
  • Portable projectors
  • Rolling green screen
  • Tripod
  • VIVE development kit
  • And More! (Ask the front desk about other tools and updates to this list.)


The Lassonde Institute and the University of Utah provide a variety of software for students.