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Category: Tools & Machines

Tools & machines we use for personal manufacturing.

Marianne Wilmsmeier

Eggbot

The EggBot is a compact, easy to use open-source art robot that can draw on spherical or egg-shaped objects. Super adjustable; designed to draw on all kinds of things that are normally “impossible” to print on. Not just eggs but golf balls, light bulbs, mini pumpkins, and even things like wine glasses — with a bit of work.

Come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.

Marianne Wilmsmeier

Drilling Stand

Drilling machine stand with electric drill and angle grinder with round column, 90 degree turnable for drilling oblique holes.
Very precise to ensure better results and exact drilling.

Marianne Wilmsmeier

Mini Oven (10L)

In our kitchen, we have a 10 litre mini oven with 800 watt, under and upper heat, up to 230 degrees, stepless temperature control, 60 minute timer, 2 insertion heights, double glass door and a crumb lid.

Marianne Wilmsmeier

Belt / Disc Sander – VidaXL

Our universal, high-quality belt and disc sander is ideal for heavy sanding work such as removing large quantities of paint, levelling coarsely sawn wood surfaces or for modelling larger surfaces. The table can be tilted and allows precision adjustments and machining from different angles. The machine has a low vibration run and is equipped with a device for dust extraction.

Come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.

Marianne Wilmsmeier

Scroll Saw – Scheppach

Our Scheppach scroll saw with flexible shaft. In addition to pinless blades, standard scroll saw blades can be used. With the flexible shaft and a variety of tools, grinding, polishing or small engravings can be done on the workpieces.

Come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.

Marianne Wilmsmeier

Polishing Drum – Lortone 3A

Our Lortone 3A polishing drum can be used for polishing and grinding various materials, such as gold, silver (silver chains), metal, aluminium, tin, plastic, etc. – and it can be used to remove rust and oxidation very gently when special ceramics are used. Its  rubber barrels are quiet and long wearing and are moulded with special ribs to increase the tumbling action. It can polish and grind multipel items at the same time and is suitable for textured surfaces.

Come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.

Marianne Wilmsmeier

Drawing Machine – AxiDraw V3

The AxiDraw V3 is a simple, modern, and precise pen plotter, capable of writing or drawing on almost any flat surface. It can write with fountain pens, permanent markers, and a variety of other writing implements to handle an endless number of applications. Its unique design features a writing head that extends beyond the machine, making it possible to draw on objects bigger than the machine itself.

Come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.

Marianne Wilmsmeier

Sewing Machine – Janome 6260QC

Our Janome 6260 QC (Quilters Companion) sewing machine is another machine for all regular sewing and repair work. It is simple to use and equipped with a total of 60 stitch options, 6 different buttonholes and 30 decorative stitches. It has sufficient power even for thick and hard materials.

If you’d like to learn more about sewing, see here – or come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.

 

Marianne Wilmsmeier

Oscillating Spindle Sander – Scheppach OSM100

We use our spindle sander Scheppach OSM 100 to sand deep and wide work pieces, front edges, narrow inner curves, multiple axes and achieve excellent results. It’s a light weight, mobile machine, yet very stable, accurate and durable with sufficient power for many applications. Fully enclosed, the sander provides maximum protection against accidents.

If you’d like to learn more about sanding, see here – or come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.

Marianne Wilmsmeier

Vacuum Former – Mayku FormBox

Our Mayku FormBox desktop vacuum former brings our ideas to life in a very simple way. It allows us to make moulds in minutes, with a whole variety of different materials – and without any additional software or digital modelling required.

If you’d like to learn more about vacuum forming, see here – or come visit the People’s Factory and see it in action.