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Wheelhouse Studios Equipment List

Major equipment available at Wheelhouse Studios, sorted by media. Please note that not all smaller pieces of equipment are listed. If you have any questions, please contact us at wheelhouse@union.wisc.edu or 608-262-3156.

Art Metals

  • Enamel/Burn-out Kiln: Paragon 8in x 8in
  • Casting Machine: V.I.C. 9 Table Top
  • Hand Shear: Grizzly 6in
  • Wire Maker: 1-21mm
  • Flex Shaft: 2
  • Drill Press: 1
  • Vice: Heavy Duty 5in
  • Anvil: 4 - 15lb steel
  • Acetylene Torches: 2
  • Soldering Irons: 6 with Procontrollers
  • Polisher/Burnisher: Rockwell
  • Pickle Pot
  • Jeweler's Pliers: Many - All styles
  • Wire Cutters: Many
  • Jewelers Saw Frames: 9
  • Bench Pins: Many
  • Files: Many - Different sized sets
  • Ring Mandrels: 3
  • Punch/Texturing: 1 set
  • Letter Stamp Set: 3
  • Number Stamp Set: 1
  • Hammers & Mallets: Many
  • Dapping Tool Set: 3
  • Steel Dapping Block: 2 - 21 depressions, 2 - 50.8mm, 8 - half cylinder 6.4-25.4mm
  • Wood Dapping Block: 2

Glass Arts

  • Oil Hand Cutter: 3 - Japan Toyo TC-600
  • Basic Hand Cutter: 8 - Fletcher-Terry Company
  • Cutting Oil
  • Glass Grinder: 3 - Wizard
  • Breaker: 4
  • Grozer: 7
  • Line Breaker: 8
  • Mosaic Cutter: 7
  • Glass Bead: 8 - MAPP Gas Hot-Head
  • Circle Lens Cutter: Fletcher-Terr Company, No. 32 (Will cut diameters 3/8in-5in diameters)
  • Tinted Safety Goggles: 5
  • Clear Safety Goggles: 5
  • Flux Brushes: Many
  • Soldering Iron: 6
  • Iron Pro Controller: 8
  • Glass Kiln: Jen-Ken Kilns - AF3P 15/6 120V 17a - 13in diameter shelves
  • Kiln Shelves: 3 - 13in diameter
  • Glass Kiln: Delphi EZ-Pro 15-6 Combo Kiln 120V 17a
  • Slumping Mold: 4in square, 6in square, 6.5in  square, 4in cup, 6in rounded corner bowl
  • Soldering Sponges: 5
  • Soldering Paste Flux: Rubyfluid
  • Solder: Oatey
  • Copper Foil: Master Foil Plus 7/32in
  • Ring Saw: Gemini (diamond bit)

Painting & Drawing

  • Paint Brush: Many - acrylic/bristle/foam, range of sizes
  • Table Top Easel: 60
  • Floor Standing Easel: 3
  • Drawing Board: 10 - Nasco, 11in x 17in
  • Acrylic Paint: Many - Blick, all colors
  • Colored Pencils: Many - Crayola, all colors
  • Crayons: Many - Crayola, all colors
  • Sharpie Markers: Many, all colors
  • Blank Canvas: 5in x 7in to 16in x 20in (panel and stretched)

Print Making

  • Silk Screen Screen: 12 - Metal Framed, 17in x 21in
  • Squeegee: 12 - Various sizes
  • Light Box: Handles 17in x 21in screens
  • Lino Cutter Set: Many - Speedball
  • Baren: Speedball, plastic
  • Brayer: Many - Speedball, 4in
  • Lithography Press: Charles Brand, 16in x 36in bed, with felts
  • Intaglio Tool Set: 3
  • Print Drying Rack: 2 total; 1 - Wall mounted (16in x 20in, 20 shelves), 1 - floor standing
  • Woodcut/Wood Block Carving Tool Set: 6

Matting & Framing

  • Matt Cutter: Logan
  • Framing Chop Saw: Proxxon KGS80, 9in x 9in bed

Digital Photography

  • iMac Computer: 1 - Apple 27in with full Creative Cloud, Lightroom, Pixelmator
  • Polaroid Camera: 9 - 600 Series (film in stock)
  • Color Photo Printer: Espon R3000, 13in x 19in printing capability

Fabric Arts

  • Sewing Machine: 6 total; 4 - BabyLoc Rachel A-Line Series, 1 - Kenmore Model 10, 1 - Brother 4-Thread Serger
  • Blind Stitch Machine: Reliable MSK-588, skip stitch feature
  • Rotary Fabric Cutter: 2 - Fiskars
  • Scissors: Many - Fiskars
  • Pinking Shears: 3 - Fiskars
  • Ironing Board: 2 - 29in table top
  • Iron: 4
  • Microwave: 1 - GE
  • Toaster Oven: 3
  • Hair Dryer: 10

Crafting

  • Laser Cutter: FS Hobby Laser, 20in x 12in bed
  • Cutting Pad: 10 - Fiskars, various shapes and sizes
  • Paper Cutter: 30in x 30in
  • Ruler/Straight Edge: Many - up to 60in

Ceramics & Pottery

  • Bisque Kiln: L&L e23T-3-208-3P-QD, electric, 21in x 27in deep
  • Glaze Kiln: L&L e23T-3-208-3P-QD, electric, 21in x 27in deep
  • Kick Wheel: 2 - Paoli Clay Company
  • Electric Wheel: 7 - Brent Model C
  • Electric Wheel: 1 - Brent Model C Reversible
  • Electric Wheel: 1 - Brent Model 16 Accessible
  • Glaze Tong: 3
  • Trimming Chuck
  • Slab Roller: North Star Equipment, 24in width
  • Rolling Pin: 10 - assortment of sizes
  • Caliper: 5
  • Round Wheel Bat: 20+
  • Clay Scale: Taylor
  • Ruler: 10+
  • Hand-Glazing Wheel: 5
  • Slump Mold: 6
  • Bead Rack: 4 small
  • Texturing Tools: Many
  • Assorted Tools: sponges, trimming tools, needle tool, metal scraper, wire cutter