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  • Shop Expansion
    • Improved dust extraction system
    • Additional tools
    • Metalworking equipment
  • Live Streaming Video Rig (~$2500)


  • Expansion into remaining space at 999 E. Arapaho location (TBD)

Equipment Wish List

Equipment DescriptionProjected CostViable Candidates
CNC Mill Station$5000
Resin 3D Printing Station$3000Dye Sublimation Printing Station$2000Research and Cost Options
Livestreaming Equipment$2500

Proposals submitted to BoD before end of February:

Shapeoko Pro XXL CNC Router (as priced from Mr. Gorman's proposal


  • table, enclosure, vacuum design TBD, which will effect price
  • will engage DMS metalshop to assist with welding a sturdy base like theirs
  • Shapeoko 3XXL - Dallas Makerspace wiki

DyeSub Printer SG1000 (with extended ink and bypass tray from Proposal):  $1907

Additional Ink (1 of each CMYK): $131/color,  $525 

Mouse Pads (pack of 10): (7.75 by 9.25 inches) $11.50

Sublimation Paper 13" x 19" (110 sheets): $44.85

Sublimation Paper 8.5" x 11" (110 sheets): $16.75

  • mug press postponed until we have a trained user base on the flat items, with our existing heat press.
  • Dye Sublimation - Dallas Makerspace wiki 


    • Local partners, we would love for you to join us in our fundraising efforts.  Your gift of an auctionable item, gift certificate, experience, or monetary gift will help us grow in our new Richardson IQ space.

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