The Studio Equipment


Prusa i3 3D Printer

 

3D printing can be used for a variety of applications – some are just for fun, such as creating customized phone cases or cookie cutters, and others are more functional, such as recreating lost parts to a broken machine.



Epilog Laser Cutter

 

The laser cutter/engraver is a computer- controlled cutting device that uses a laser to burn a design into materials to create engravings and complete cuts.



Janome Embroidery Machine

 

This computer-controlled sewing machine can stitch intricate embroidery patterns, lettering, monograms or images onto fabric secured in place by an embroidery hoop at a speed of up to 800 stitches per minute.


Silhouette Vinyl Cutter

 

The Silhouette Cameo is an electronic cutting machine for light-duty, creative use. It uses a small blade to cut materials up to 12 inches wide. It can be used for vinyl lettering, window cling designs, scrapbooking, gift and favor boxes, greeting cards, school projects, custom apparel and card making.



Creation Stations

 

Use the full Adobe Creative Cloud on two Mac mini computers with 27″ monitors. Design a website, create a business card, or manipulate your pictures. The Creative Cloud includes programs such as Photoshop, Illustrator and InDesign.


Photo, slide and 35mm Scanning Suite

The Epson Perfection V500 can scan developed photos, as well as slides and negatives of any size. The Wolverine F2D can quickly preview and scan 35mm, 110, 126, and Super 8 film. The OptikFilm 8100 creates ultra-high resolution scans of 35mm film and slides.

Epson Stylus Photo R2000 Wide Format Printer

This robust, 13”-wide printer delivers beautiful prints with an unprecedented look and feel. You can take your creativity further with the next generation in high-performance, pigment printing technology.

Janome Magnolia 7330

Perfect for creating any kind of home decor or sewing project, it enables you to add your personal flair to your home and wardrobe. It features 30 decorative stitches, and variety of time-saving features including memorized needle up/down button, locking stitch, reverse, and start/stop.

Additional Equipment Includes:

  • Jewelry workshop tools & bead boards
  • DIY Bar workshop area featuring a new project each month
  • Large paper cutters, mats & tools
  • Computers for use include iMacs and PCs with a variety of software, including some with the Adobe Creative Cloud, Microsoft Office 2013, Corel Draw, Photoshop Elements and more
  • Collaborative workspace with large screen

Hours

The Studio is open whenever the Library is open:
Monday-Thursday: 9am-9pm
Friday and Saturday: 9am-5pm
Sunday: 1-5pm
Certain projects may not be started near closing time.

We encourage everyone to attend one of our creative project courses. You can also schedule an appointment with one of our experts to get one-on-one help with your creative project. If you have any questions, feel free to email us at studio@winnetkalibrary.org Equipment may be available for walk-in use, but may be in use by other patrons and a small wait time may be applicable.

The Studio Guidelines & Use

The Studio is open to all; however, to use certain pieces of equipment, users must have signed the usage agreement liability waiver. Anyone under age 18 must have the Minor Child document signed by a parent or guardian.

Liability Waiver
Minor Liability Waiver

At times, The Studio may not be appropriate for the very young due to the equipment in use and projects in progress. Please read the following General Guidelines for use of The Studio:

General Guidelines for use of Equipment and Tools in The Studio