Makerspace

The Makerspace at Western Maryland Works is a collaborative work space where we encourage creativity, innovation, exploration, and application of personalized learning strategies.  If you dream it… you can make it here!

The Makerspace is a large commercial grade Digital Fabrication Lab, 3D Printing including commercial grade printers, CNC Machining, and Woodworking lab will be available to the public, local businesses, and entrepreneurs for daily rates and monthly memberships. Safety classes will be required and classes to assist users will also be offered. Technicians will be onsite to assist users. 

 


To view the class calendar, request a tour of the facility, or to become a Makerspace Member and schedule a 1 hour orientation, please contact via email at westernmdworks@allegany.edu


 

 



Machines and Tools

3D Printing - 3D printing or additive manufacturing is a process of making three dimensional solid objects from a digital file.  Western Maryland Works has both consumer and production grade fused disposition modeling (FDM) and UV hardened liquid resin (Polyjet) . Make your own designs or download open-source files to start printing.

  • Dremel FDM Printers
  • Mojo FDM Printer
  • Stratasys FDM Printer
  • Stratasys Polyjet UV Printer

Digital Fabrication – Digital fabrication is a type of manufacturing process where the machine used is controlled by a computer and complex software. Western Maryland Works has industry grade machines that can cut, shape, or engrave wood, metal, plastics, glass, and a variety of composite materials.

  • Glowforge Laser Cutter/Engraver
  • Universal Laser Cutter/Engraver
  • Axiom CNC Router
  • Forrest Scientific Plasm Cutter
  • Trak Manual/CNC Knee Mill
  • Trak Manual/CNC Lathe
  • Forrest Scientific Plasm Cutter

Metal – Metal fabrication at Western Maryland Works is extensive and can be done using manual or digital fabrication applications.  Equipment allows users to mill, lathe, cut, polish, grind or weld various metals.

  • 1 Trak Manual/CNC Knee Mill
  • 1 Trak Manual/CNC Lathe
  • 2 Horizontal Band Saws
  • 1 Vertical Band Saw
  • 14 Miller Arc Welders
  • 14 Miller MIG/TIG Welders
  • 1 Metal Sheer
  • 1 Oxy/Acetylene Torch
  • 10 Handheld Grinders

Woodworking - Woodworking is a productive craft that involves cutting, shaping, and joining wood to create decorative and/or useful things.  Fitted with high-quality dust collection, the wood fabrication shop at Western Maryland Works has hand tools and industry grade equipment to meet beginner to professional alike.

  • Hand tools
  • Cordless Drill and Tools
  • Jet Drill Press
  • Sawstop 10” Table saw
  • Dewalt 12” Chop Saw
  • Routers/Shapers
  • Belt/Disk Sanders
  • Oscillating Saws
  • Powermatic Jointer
  • Powermatic Planer
  • Pneumatic Nail/Staple Guns

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