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Makerspace

Equipment Problems?

Please let us know about any issues with the equipment in the Swem Makerspace.

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Location

The makerspace is located on the main floor of Swem Library, room 139.

Getting Started

Check out these guides for instructions on using the makserpace equpment: 3D printers; vinyl cutting; button maker; and embroiderer. Links to the required software are provided in the description of the equipment below.

The Makerspace is open the same time as Swem, so be sure to check Swem's hours when planning your project.


What's Available

The Swem Makerspace has the following equipment available for use. Please click on the links below for printer specifications. 

2.25" American Button Machine Ultimaker 2+ Makerbot Replicator + Flashforge Guider II Brother PE770  Silhouette Cameo 3 



Button machine allows you to make your own 2.25" button:

Template: 2.25" blank template
‚ÄčMateirial:
 Standard paper

Large print area, faster build times, and a heated build plate: 

SoftwareCura
File Source:
 SD card

Fast, reliable printer with a large print area:

SoftwareMakerbot Print
File Source: USB drive

Largest print area:

SoftwareFlashPrint
File Source: USB drive

Embroidery machine

Software: SewArt (available on computer in Swem Makerspace)

File Source: USB drive

Vinyl cutter

Software: Silhouette Studio

File Source: USB drive and machine connected to computer

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