HELP SUPPORT

The Mankato Makerspace is run solely by volunteers. Your donations go towards the upkeep, improvement and bills to keep it open for our community. Any size donation is greatly appreciated!

WAYS TO SUPPORT

Sponsor

We have many different levels of sponsorship available.

 

This a a great option for an individual or business to make a big impact. Take a look at this PDF and see which one fits you best!

Volunteer

We are a 501(c)3 Non-profit that is 100% volunteer run.

Take a leap, help others, share your knowledge, learn new skills and grow with us!

Donate

Donations monetary or physical are always welcomed.

Take a look at the lists below to see what you can do to help us!

Become a Supporting Friend!

SHOP WISH LIST

We are always trying to improve our facilities for our members. This is a wish list of tools and supplies that would help take the shops to the next level.

Wood Shop

  • Sawstop Table Saw​

  • CNC Router​

  • 20v Cordless Power Tools​

  • Heavy Duty Drill Press​

  • Shop Vac with Auto Start​

  • Orbital Sanders

Metal & Glass

  • Die Grinder​

  • Digital Annealing Kiln​

  • 60+ Gallon Air Compressor​

  • Millermatic 252 MIG Welder ​

  • Portable Bandsaw

Ceramics

  • Digital Test Kiln​

  • Pugmill / Mixer​

  • Electric Wheels​

  • Clay Extruder

Screen Print

  • Screen Frames

  • Printer​

  • Drying Rack

SHOP NEEDS LIST

Each of our shops is very unique and they need specific tools and supplies to stay running seamlessly. Any donation large or small can go a long way. Here is a list of always needed supplies for our shops.

Wood Shop

  • 12" Miter Saw Blades

  • 10" Table Saw Blades

  • 12 1/2" Dewalt Planer Blades​

  • 93 1/2" and 72 7/16" Band Saw Blades​

  • Reciprocating Saw Blades​

  • Jigsaw Blades​

  • Scroll Saw Blades​

  • Drill Bit Sets​

  • Router Bit Sets​

  • Metric Socket Set​

  • SAE Socket Set​

  • Chisel Sets​

  • Screws​

  • Wood Glue​

  • CA Glue​

  • 5" Sanding Discs​

  • Safety Ear Muffs

Metal & Glass

  • ​14” Diablo Steel Demon Miter Saw Blades​

  • 7 1/4" Steel Demon Circular Saw Blades​

  • 72” Sanding Belts​

  • 4.5” Cut Off, Grinding, and Sanding Discs ​

  • 4.5” Angle Grinder Wire Wheels​

  • 6" Bench Grinder Wire Wheels​

  • Drill Bit Sets​

  • Step Bit Sets​

  • Metric Socket Set​

  • SAE Socket Set​

  • Mild Steel Flat Stock and Angle Iron​

  • Scrap Steel​

  • C Clamps​

  • Magnet Squares​

  • Scotch-Brite Pads​

  • Cutting Lubricant​

  • MAP and LP Cylinders​

  • Soapstone​

  • Dry Erase Markers​

  • Marking Chalk​

  • Grease Markers​

  • Leather Gloves​

  • Safety Ear Muffs

Ceramics

  • Cone 6 Glaze​

  • Cone 6 Clay​

  • Cone 6 Slip​

  • Underglaze​

  • Plaster​

  • Kiln Wash​

  • Kiln Stilts​

  • Kiln Shelves​

  • Large Pyrometric Cones​

  • Ceramic Tools​

  • Bats​

  • Sieves​

  • Whisks​

  • Brushes​

  • Sponges

Screen Print

  • Screen Printing Ink

  • Emulsion​

  • Screen Cleaner​

  • Nitrile Gloves

  • Degreaser​

  • Shop Rags​

  • Paper Towels​

  • Masking Tape​

  • Printer Ink​

  • Shirts​

  • Sweatshirts​

  • Fabric Bags

Finishing

  • Respirators​

  • Brushes - Synthetic, Natural and Foam​

  • Masking Tape​

  • Nitrile Gloves

  • Shop rags

  • Aprons

  • Spray paint

  • Primers

  • Putty knives

  • Tape

  • Respirators

  • Brushes

  • Nitrile gloves (small/medium/large)

  • Drying Racks

  • Razor blades

  • Sanding sponges

  • Plastic sheeting

  • Canvas

  • Drop cloths

  • Roller covers (4"/9")

  • Stains

  • Clear coats

  • Sprayers (HVLP or airless)

Tech & Textiles

  • Isopropyl Alcohol Wipes​

  • Masking Tape​

  • Scissors​

  • Acrylic Sheets​

  • Self Healing Cutting Mats​

  • Small Chain​

  • Leather Working Tools​

  • Feathers​

  • Stones​

  • Velcro

Jewelry

  • 12g-20g Wire - Copper, Brass, Bronze, Silver​

  • Sheet Metal - Copper, Brass, Bronze, Silver​

  • Jewelry Saw blades 1/0-2

  • LP Cylinders​

  • Jeweler Tools​

  • Dremel Attachments

Contact us if you are interested in or have questions about donating tools and/or materials!