Power and hand saws to make angled, straight, and curved cuts of wood and plastic and a drill press to make holes in wood, plastic, and metal.

Band Saw

Image of the band saw

Drill Press

Image of the drill press

Miter Saw

Image of the miter saw

Jig Saw

Image of the jig saw

 

Track Saw

Image of the track saw

 

Location

Maker Hub – Downtown

Access

You must complete a Basic Training and Safety training before you can use any of the power saws – see below for details. After completing the training, you can use the saws during regular operating hours. It is first-come, first-serve.

Training

Saws training consists of two parts:

  1. Online content that you can complete at your own pace.
  2. A practice project that you need to complete in the Maker Hub.

Visit the Maker Hub’s Moodle page for information and to get started (click on the “Enroll me” button if you see it).

Safety

The Saws are located in the Safety Zone so please review the Safety Zone rules on our policies webpage.

Tools

Below are short descriptions and links to the operating manuals for each tool. Need a refresher? Go back to the online saws training and review the specific details for each tool. 

Bandsaw

Bandsaw

Track saw

Miter saw

Miter saw

Jig saw

Jigsaw

Drill press

We also have a variety of handsaws for wood, plastic, and metal.