Tools & Equipment

From HackPittsburgh Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search

If you have tools or equipment you'd like to donate, please review Donations.

Some tools have special prerequisites before they can be used, such as training or extra safety precautions. See the Training page for details.

See also Category:Equipment.

Current Inventory


See the Books page



  • All sorts of ElectronicsShop supplies
  • Alligator clips
  • Soldering guns
  • Soldering stations
  • De-soldering wicks (or tool)
  • Tip cleaners
  • Lighted Magnifying glass (boom style)
  • Mini-vise and/or gator clip style
  • Surface Mount soldering equipment
  • Anti-static mats (optional if we're careful)
  • Wire stripper
  • Multimeters (many)
  • Oscilloscopes (many)
  • Logic Analyzer
  • Bench power supplies
  • Common components (LEDs, caps, resistors, wire, etc.)
  • Various Microcontrollers

Hand Tools

  • Clamping: clamps, vise-grips
  • Cutting: box cutters, cable saw, hand saws, nibbler, scissors, shears, tin snips, wire cutters
  • Glue gun
  • Heat gun
  • Measuring: tape measures, yardsticks, rulers
  • Hammers: claw, ball peen, mallet
  • Layout: square, level, t-bevel
  • Pliers: needle-nose
  • Screwdrivers: flat head, phillips, right-angle, security
  • Socket set: metric, standard
  • Wrenches: allen/hex keys (standard+metric), open-end/box (standard+metric)


  • Assorted Hardware
  • Bunker Hill color security camera (wired)
  • Coffee table
  • Comfortable chairs
  • Digital projectors (2)
  • Epoxy for RFID reader enclosure
  • Fridge - full sized
  • Label maker
  • LED flashlight
  • Propane Torch for soldering copper pipe
  • Pulleys/Block'n'Tackle
  • Short/Step ladder
  • Rolling toolchest
  • Sawhorses

Power Tools


Wish List

  • CNC Mill
  • Rotary table for a Manual/CNC Mill
  • Plasma Cutter