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Rules for using the SNWC makerspace, sign up link, equipment list, tutorials, and waiver.

Makerspace - NF 145


The Scott Northern Wake Campus Library Makerspace is located on the first floor. This space gives students, faculty, and staff hands-on access to the new and popular technologies of making. These include 3D printers, 3D scanner, vinyl cutter, oversized printer, sewing machines, a laser cutter, and many other Maker tools. 

Makerspace Room Hours:

  • Tuesday and Thursday by reservation only. Check makerspace room reservation to see current schedule and reserve a space.
    • Some equipment can be checked out for three (3) hour use outside the Makerspace room during library normal operating hours. Please speak with staff for assistance with these items.
  • Saturday and Sunday the library and all spaces are closed


All students, staff, faculty, and guests must review the orientation video and sign a liability waiver before entering the Makerspace room. Please see staff with any questions or concerns you may have.

*To access the makerspace, all individuals must show their Wake Tech ID card or community borrower card and photo ID at the circulation desk.*

Basic Orientation - 6 minute introduction to the space and equipment.

Liability Waiver - signed copy on file with the library/Makerspace before use any equipment from Makerspace.

General Expectations

In order to insure the best quality experience for everyone please adhere to the following expectations:

  • You will need to complete the liability waiver and orientation video before using the Makerspace.
  • Follow all makerspace rules, library policies, Wake Tech policies, and any state and federal laws when using the Makerspace. 
  • Speak with staff if you have any questions regarding equipment settings or supplies.
  • Use safety gear and follow all safety guidelines as posted or otherwise instructed.
  • Report all accidents or injuries to makerspace staff regardless of severity.
  • Please use proper filename conventions (shown here: File Naming LibGuide at Iowa State University) when naming files to be processed by our equipment (3d printers, large-format printer, etc.).
  • Use of specific equipment is at the discretion of makerspace staff.
  • Remember to clean up after yourself and return all equipment to its proper location.
  • Be mindful of others at all times.


Contact information

Malick Tchakpedeou (Shak Pay Dew)

Media Production Specialist

Wake Technical Community College

9101 Fayetteville Road

Raleigh, NC 27603-5695