NYU MAGNET Craft Room Machines, Training, and other Fab Resources

Use the links on this page to start thinking about the machines in the craft room, to help you decide which machine(s) you’d like to use, and to help you prepare the bill of materials (BOM) that you’ll need to get started on these machines.



Epson Artisan 1430 Documentation
Epson SureColor T5000 Documentation


Desktop Mill/Router

OtherMill Overview
OtherPlan Software
OtherMill Tutorial


  • get F1 copper board for the tutorial
  • use 1/32 endmill (should be on top of machine)
  • adhere using double-sided tape
  • get started! Each round takes about 20 minutes


Vinyl / Paper Cutter

Silhouette Curio Overview
Silhouette Curio Manual
Silhouette Curio Software (sample files will download when you connect your computer to the machine)


  • get craft paper (post-its are good) or vinyl
  • connect machine to download sample designs
  • adhere craft paper
  • modify cut settings
  • modify emboss settings
  • modify matte/board settings
  • send to Silhouette


Sewing Machine

Singer Heavy Duty 4423 Overview
Singer Heavy Duty 4423 Manual


3D Printer

Ultimaker 2 Manual
Ultimaker 2 Tutorial
Ultimaker 2 Software


Laser Cutter

Epilog Laser Mini Manual 1, Manual 2
Epilog Laser How it Works
Epilog Laser How to Use
Epilog Laser Acceptable Materials


Drill Press

Palmgren Drill Press Overview
Palmgren Drill Press Manual
Palmgren Drill Press Drill Press Tutorial


Craft Room Training

Trainings to for the Fab Lab will start next Tuesday and run three times a week. The training will cover how to safely use the laser cutter, 3D printers, CNC machine, vinyl cutter, and InkJet printers as well as the materials and general rules of the space. Upon completion you will have key card access to the room. https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/1j7vkNCN4N_O0CL_M6kEKGubwhisbQbqf6MpJI9Gt8DE/edit#gid=0

Other 3d printing resources at NYU