Additional Maker Equipment

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Additional Equipment & Tools at The Hive

The items below are available for use by any patron with a valid, full privilege Lewisville library card in good standing. Be sure to review The Hive User Guidelines for full details on using the makerspace and it's equipment. All of the items below are available on a first come, first serve basis and must be used in The Hive.

 

button maker  Button Maker - 1.5"
Brand/Model American Button Machines 1.5" button maker
Design  Files for use with the button maker can be created using any software. Designs should be roughly 2" x  2" in size and printed on regular paper. The design can then be cutout using the 1.837" circle punch provided with the button maker.   
Required Materials 
  • Button shell button materials
  • Clear mylar
  • Pinback

Materials for buttons are available for purchase at the Library at five sets for $1.00. 

Additional Information 

The button maker also makes 1.5" magnets. Magnet supplies include a shell, clear mylar, un-pinned back, and peel-n-stick magnet. Materials for magnets are available for purchase at the Library at three sets for $1.00. 

Click here to visit American Button Machines' Button University for button design templates and guides on how to make a button.

 

Click Here to Reserve the Button Maker

 

 

 LED Light Pad Tablet for tracing
Dimensions  13.2" x 9.25" x 0.14" 
Features 
  • Three brightness settings
  • USB connections
  • Paper-holder clamp
Additional Information  User must supply their own tracing paper. Tracing paper is not available at the Library.