Maker Garage Equipment

WECE's Maker Garage inspires creativity and curiosity by providing an array of equipment open for use to the public! Please feel free to drop by and ask the Maker Garage Watcher for more information about the different types of equipment available. To check out equipment please contact the Maker Garage Coordinator.


3D Printers

are available for use in the Maker Garage! This device creates three dimensional solid objects from a digital file. You can bring your own files and use the ones that we provide. Whether it is tiny robots or keychains, you can get crafty and invent whatever your heart desires.

Surface Tablets

are available for use in the Maker Garage! Thanks to our Microsoft sponsors, we have a few tablets available to help you design projects. The first of its kind, Surface is designed to work as both tablet and PC and comes in a version running Windows RT as well as a version running Windows 8 Pro.


are available for use in the Maker Garage! This is an open-source electronic platform based on easy-to-use hardware. Arduino consists of both a physical programmable circuit board (often referred to as a microcontroller) and a piece of software, or IDE (Integrated Development Environment) that runs on your computer, used to write and upload computer code to the physical board. It designed for different types of experiences and it is very user-friendly.


XBOX Kinect

MS Bands

normally allow you to reach your health and fitness goals by tracking your heart rate, exercise, calorie burn, and sleep quality, and be productive with email, text, and calendar alerts on your wrist. However, they can also be used as tools for things like the creation of games. Check out some neat ideas here.

TI Launchpads

are available for use in the Maker Garage! They have a built- in emulators for programming and debugging. They enable addtional functionality like wireless, sensors, displays and more. Also, they are Arduino-compatible and you can stack multiple BoosterPack modules on them.

Raspberry Pis

are available for use in the Maker Garage! This is a tiny computer that you can use to learn programming through fun, practical projects. For example, you can use them to control robots or any project with robotic elements. Rasperry pis can be used for a wide array of different things, so start creating!


Power Supplies

Soldering Irons