Metal Shop

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The Metal Shop Area at Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) consists mostly of Level 2 equipment.

Additional training is required to use our Level 2 equipment.

 Metal Shop Area  hand tools should be marked with pink tape or paint.

Safety First

Members must know the following information:

Covid-19 notice

In case of emergency, call 911

Our physical location is:
735 East Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903

PPM Fire Escape Plan

Fire Escape Plan maps are posted throughout the Makerspace.
There are 11 fire extinguishers in the building.

First Aid

There is a FIRST AID Supply Cabinet in our Kitchen Area.
FIRST AID Kits are available throughout the Makerspace.

Eye Wash Stations

Emergency Eye & Face Wash Stations are mounted in the Kitchen, CNC Room and Wood Shop Areas.

Personal Protective Equipment

Wear protective equipment in all Wood and Metal Shop Areas.
Wear gloves when using Isopropyl Alcohol and other cleaners.


Classes and Training

Area Captain -- Trevor Banks

Classes

Pikes Peak Makerspace announces its Upcoming events, including classes, on Meetup

Training

Tips

Before using air tools add 1 drop of air tool oil

For Help

Message in PPM Slack channel #metal-shop


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Equipment Lists

Welding Equipment

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description
Evolution Metal Chop Saw
evolution

Metal Cutting Chop Saw

14" blade

evolution POWER TOOLS evoSAW yes PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
HEAVY DUTY CUTTING & WELDING KIT FIREPOWER OXYFUEL 350

$399.99

N/A PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
TORCH CART N/A N/A

$129.99

N/A PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
ACETYLENE CYLINDER N/A 10 CF

$149.99

N/A PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
OXYGEN CYLINDER N/A 20 CF

$199.99

N/A PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
TOOL PRESS 1/2 TON JANESVILLE ILP-500

$386.00

ON LINE PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
Titanium 45A

plasma cutter

$929.99

N/A PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
5in Bench Grinder
5 in. Bench Grinder on stand CRAFTSMAN PPM
6in Bench Grinder
6 in. Bench Grinder on stand CRAFTSMAN PPM 2 new grinding wheels, (12/13/21)
Grizzly Lathe
3 in 1

combination machine (Mill/Drill/Lathe)

Level 2 badge
Grizzly logo
Grizzly

G0516

online Bill Epperson
Tool cabinet
tool cabinet U.S. General Bill Epperson
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description


Hand Tools

Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description
Drill bit set Milwaukee
Drill Bit Set,

29 pieces,

Titanium

Milwaukee 48-89-4632 PPM New

(12/16/21)

Punch set in plastic case
Punch Set in plastic case Wheeler link

$30

N/A PPM
BESSEY CORNER METAL CLAMP BESSEY WSM-9

$228.99

N/A PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
WELDING CLAMP/PLIERS HOBART 770115

$9.39

N/A PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
LOCKING C CLAMP IRWIN 9SP

$14.99

N/A PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
WELDING HELPER PLIERS EASTWOOD 081806A

$18.99

N/A PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
LOCKER N/A N/A

$750

N/A PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
ACE LOCK ACE HARDWARE CODE 1551

$18.99

ON LINE PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
ADJUSTABLE WRENCH FULLER 416-0010

$17.99

N/A PPM FULLY FUNCTIONING
Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Number
Estimated
Value
Manual Owner Status Problem
Description
 Metal Shop Area  hand tools should be marked with pink tape or paint.
Return all tools to their proper location after use. This rule applies to all areas of our Makerspace.

Donations Received

Wish List

Policies

Equipment Reservations

Materials

Donate for "General Supplies" via PayPal: bit.ly/ppmstuff
Or, leave donations in a black payment box, or use a QR code.
Help Us Keep Stocked Up!

PPM Member Benefits

(walk in, show proof of membership)
Company Website Benefit Directions to
Logo WOODCRAFT
Woodcraft Colorado Springs 10% discount 4438 Austin Bluffs Parkway
Logo CO Lumber
CO Lumber Specialties 10% discount 3636 Stone Avenue
Logo General Air
GENERAL AIR 10% discount 3031 N Nevada Ave.
Logo ACE
ACE Hardware Uintah Gardens 10% discount 1830 W Uintah Street

Scrap and Trash

Collect scrap plain paper, PLA and PETG plastics, and metals for recycling.
Empty recycling and trash into our dumpsters at the back (south side) of the building.
The key to the dumpsters is hanging just inside our back door.

Software

Fusion 360

Showcase

Photo Gallery

PPM YouTube Channel

"featured" videos, (the YouTube "HOME" tab)
"Things we've built", Created playlists, including 3D-printed robotic hand (2015)

See Also

Sandblasting Cabinet

Powder Coating

Powder Coating Area

Other Fun Stuff

Adam Savage's Guide to Drill Bits!

Adam Savage's Favorite Things of 2021!



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