Equipment List

Here you can find the lists of equipment, software, and materials currently available in the Nest. During the school day, classes who have scheduled time in the Nest have priority access to all materials and equipment. Outside of class, these items will usually operate on a first-come, first-served basis, though you can reserve time with larger pieces of equipment.

3D Printing and Scanning Tools & Materials

  • Makerbot Replicator (5th Generation)
  • Makerbot Replicator +
  • Makerbot Replicator Z18
  • Makerbot Method
  • Makerbot Filament in a variety of colors
  • Next Engine 3D Scanner Ultra HD
  • Structure Sensor 3D Scanner

Laser Cutting Tools & Materials

  • Laser Cutter (Universal VLS 6.60)
  • Variety of wood
  • Variety of acrylic sheets – multicolors and clear
  • Anodized aluminum tags

Vinyl Cutter Tools & Materials

  • Vinyl Cutter (Roland GS-24)
  • Variety of colors of adhesive vinyl
  • Transfer tape

Sewing Tools & Materials

  • Brother SE400 Sewing/Embroidering Machine
  • Brother XR9500PRW Sewing Machine
  • Singer Heavy Duty Sewing Machine
  • Singer Pro Finish Surger
  • Variety of sewing and embroidery thread
  • Fabric


  • Arduino boards
  • Raspberry Pi boards
  • Variety of sensors, motors, and misc. components
  • Soldering irons
  • Electronic kits

Start Making

Got an idea or project? Make an appointment with Mr. Sadnytsky or M. Chavarria, who can teach you to use anything in the Nest.

Student laser cutting with adult help.

Get Inspiration

Curious about what other students have made in the Nest? Check out our library of ideas and get those creative juices going!

  • Adobe Creative Suite: After Effects, Audition, Bridge, Dreamweaver, Edge Animate, Fireworks, Flash Pro, Illustrator, InCopy, InDesign, Media Encoder, Photoshop, Prelude, Premiere Pro, Speed Grade
  • Corel Suite: CorelCAPTURE, CorelCONNECT, CorelPHOTO-PAINT, CorelDRAW (similar to Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Solidworks
  • Roland Cut Studio
  • VCarve for Shopbot
  • Autodesk 123D (3D Modeling)
  • Makerbot Desktop (3D Printing)
  • Next Engine Scan Studio (3D Scanning)
  • Roland Cut Studio (Vinyl Cutter)
  • Universal Laser UCP (Laser cutting software)
  • Universal 1-Touch Photo (Photo editing software for laser)