The Wouldshop a creating space for everyone.

Makerspace

The WouldShop is our maker space to design, create, and build. The possibilities are endless of what you can create. Design, build, test, create, make, and connect with others. The WouldShop is open to everyone ages 8+ including adults.

WouldShop Hours

  • Always open for ages 8−18
  • Adults: Monday−Friday, 9 a.m.−2 p.m; Saturday, 1−4 p.m. (excluding some scheduled classes or school holidays).
  • Get help from staff assistants on Saturdays from 1- 4 p.m.

Tips & Ideas

Plan ahead to determine what materials you may need to bring with you in order to complete your project. Allow enough time for your visit. You may need several hours of time to complete your project. 

Needlecraft

sewing machine

Sewing Machine

Create, repair or hem on Singer Model 4423

yarn basket

Knitting Machine

This table-top mechanical knitting machine can be used to create scarves, hats, and wraps.

Loom

Loom

Schacht Spindle Cricket Loom can create designs up to 15 inches wide.

 

Cutting, Embossing Paper, & Vinyl

colored paper

Silhouette Cameo 3

The ultimate DIY machine. It uses a small blade to cut over 100 materials, including paper, cardstock, vinyl, and fabric up to 12 inches wide. Create your design using Silhouette Studio software.

scissors cutting impossible to possible

Cricut Maker

The Cricut Maker uses blades and pens to cut and write on most materials including paper, vinyl, fabric, and leather. Create your design with Cricut Design Space software.

embossed

Cricut Cuddlebug Embosser

Transform ordinary cardstock, paper, metallic foil, vellum, and other thin materials into embossed art with this die-cutting and embossing machine.

Electronics & Robotics

arduino

Arduino

Open-source electronics platform that can be configured and programmed to read inputs.

yarn basket

LittleBits

Electronic building blocks that snap together to turn ideas into inventions, transforming the way kids learn.

record player

Lego Mindstorm EV3

Consists of a computer, sensors, and parts that can be engineered and programmed to do almost any task. 

More Maker Equipment

3D printer

3D Printer

Experiment with 3D design. Create an object 4 x 4 x 5 inches using the software, Tinkercad. You also can submit bigger projects to be printed. Find out more.

button maker

Button Maker

Market a brand, promote a cause, or show off your favorite characters. Download images from the internet or design your own for professional-looking results in seconds. 

large format printer

Large Format Printer

Create posters or banners up to 24 inches wide for an event, for your business, or just for fun.