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Pikes Peak Makerspace (PPM) is dedicated to supporting our maker community in their creative process by providing shared space, shared tools, materials and a knowledge base to turn their ideas into reality.
We maintain two printers and two Design Workstations as well as other computers throughout our space for all our members to use (without any additional required training).

Safety First

Members must know the following information:

In case of emergency, call 911

Our physical location is:
735 East Pikes Peak Avenue
Colorado Springs, CO 80903
use this when ordering pizza or an ambulance

PPM Fire Escape Plan

Fire Escape Plan maps are posted throughout the Makerspace.
There are 7 fire extinguishers on the fire escape plan map. Review the PPM Fire Escape Plan for locations.

First Aid

There is a FIRST AID Supply Cabinet in our Kitchen Area.
FIRST AID Kits are available in four areas: the Kitchen, Metal Shop, Wood Shop and CNC Room.

Eye Wash Stations

Emergency Eye & Face Wash Stations are mounted in four areas: the Kitchen, Wood Shop, CNC Room and Vented Room.

Personal Protective Equipment

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

Hazardous Chemicals

All hazardous chemicals must be stored in the yellow hazardous chemical storage cabinet located in the vented room.
Review the Safety Data Sheet (SDS) information of unknown products before use.
SDS information is available via the QR code on the hazardous chemical storage cabinet or this link.
Do not bring dangerous chemicals to the makerspace.
Spray paint, stains, and other approved items must be stored in the hazardous chemical storage cabinet in the vented room.
Please DO NOT paint indoors.

Covid-19 notice

Classes and Training

New Member Orientation

Area Captain -- Volunteers needed

To help out with the computers or printers at PPM, post your ideas and comments on Slack.
View all PPM Area Captains

Area Captain Duties


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


Wi-fi Network: Pikes Peak Makerspace; Password: [Written on white board just to the right of the FIRST AID Supply Cabinet]
Login Password: [Written on white board just to the right of the FIRST AID Supply Cabinet]
Do not expect files on the computers to be saved. Use your own thumb drive or cloud backup.
Please use computers for professional use (no cruising Facebook/pointless browsing)

For Additional Help

Use the PPM Slack channel #general

Equipment Lists


Picture Item Manufacturer Model
Color Speed (page/min) Duplexing Estimated
Manual Owner Status Problem
Canon G7020

ink jet


Canon Printer Logo


Color Yes


link PPM working,

(new 05/12/22)

Hp 600 printer



hp LaserJet 600 M602 B/W Fast,

(up to 52)



link PPM working toner low
Zebra label printer.jpg
4"x6" label printer

200 dpi

thermal printer

zebra LP 2844 B/W 1-sided


support PPM (donated by PARADIGM SYSTEMS) ?

(in storage)

(Service & Support Discontinuation Date:

October 31, 2015)

Canon scanner DR-5010C
high speed


Canon ImageFORMULA, DR-5010C Color 50 pages/minute 2-sided


Manauls PPM (donated by PARADIGM SYSTEMS) working (in storage)




Color 90 pages/minute 2-sided Manual Downloads PPM working (in storage) 35kg/77lbs
ID card printer Magicard RIO 2E Color ? 1-sided yes PPM working (in storage)

Donations Received

Wish List

Pikes Peak Makerspace is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so we can provide a receipt for any donations you make.

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Our Computers

Benefits and Policies

PPM Member Benefits

(walk in, show proof of membership)
Company Website Benefit Directions to
Woodcraft of 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
Map of stores that provide PPM member discounts
Map of helpful local resources curated by our makers

Additionally, we have a Slack channel (#job-board) for members to post, discuss, or accept job opportunities either within PPM or from the community.

Equipment Reservations

Red Tags

Use a Red Tag, which can be found in the red tag area, to designate broken equipment.

Scrap and Trash

Collect scrap plain paper, PLA and PETG plastics, and metals for recycling.
Empty recycling and trash into our dumpster at the back (south side) of the building.
Leave the space better than you found it.

See Also

Links to other PPM Wiki pages (internal links):

Large Format Printing
Vinyl Cutting

Curated Links

Links to other sites (external links):

PIXMA G7020 How to Videos

Other Fun Stuff

Links to other sites (external links):

Printable Plush Doll -- Thingiverse
Dunder Mifflin Copy Paper

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