In-Kind Donations

If you would like to support the team in alternative ways, such as in-kind donations, we welcome and are grateful for any support from the community.  We welcome you to contact us to discuss what you have in mind.  In-Kind donations may be tax deductible as well!  Please email us at:


Community members often ask what kind of things we need, so we have started a wishlist of tools and materials we particularly need access to in our work shop.  We are happy to accept new or used (safe, working) tools and even some material scraps for use:​


  • Bench Top Arbor Press - Used for light pressing of bearings, pins and other parts into or out of mechanical assemblies 

  • 6" Cross slide vise - used for drilling precision holes on a drill press

  • 1x30" bench top belt sander - Used with aluminum oxide cloth belts for finishing cut aluminum stock

  • C-Clamps 2"~ 6" sizes - You can never have too many clamps!

  • Quick clamps 18 ~ 24"


Frequently Used Materials

  • 1/16" & 1/8" Aluminum sheet metal

  • 1"x 1", 1"x 2" Aluminum Box tube, both thin and thick wall

  • 3mm 3d Printer Filament (PLA+ or PETG) - Our Ultimaker printer uses the larger 3mm size

  • #10-32 Socket cap machine screws of various lengths

  • 1/4"-20 bolts of various lengths up to 3"

  • 1/2" plywood

  • 2x4 lumber

  • 1/4" Lexan/polycarbonate sheet

  • 12-16ga copper stranded wire