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Barnard Design Center: Resource Guide

Here, you'll find a list of suggested retailers, materials, software, and more that work with tools in the Design Center.

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If you need assistance identifying additional resources, please let us know

Learn about upcoming safety trainings, workshops, consultations, and making hours at the Design Center website.

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About This Guide

Welcome! The Design Center created this guide to provide users with suggested retailers who are great for purchasing materials to use on our equipment.  

If you need assistance identifying additional resources, please let us know

Image: Photo by Alex Jones on Unsplash​

Tools & Equipment

As a reminder, here are the tools and supplies we provide in the Design Center:

Level 1

  • Hand held tools (hammers, wrenches, knives, etc.)
  • Vinyl Cutter/Circuit cutters
  • Silk Screens
  • 3D Scanner
  • Electronics (includes Raspberry Pi, Arduino Uno, wearable boards, etc.)
  • Sewing Machine
  • Embroidery (by hand or machine)
  • Serger

Level 2

  • Laser Cutter
  • 3D printer
  • Carvey
  • Fume Hood
  • Soldering equipment, and we provide lead-free solder. 
  • Wood glues, super glue, and normal glues

Level 3

  • Jig Saw
  • Band Saw
  • Miter Saw
  • Drill Press
  • Nail Gun
  • Staple Gun
  • Orbital Sander
  • Screw Guns/Impact Drivers