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The RDC Makerspace is a place to learn through exploration, innovation, and creation.

Button Maker

1.5 " Button Maker 

Express yourself with a personalized button pin! Our button maker kit includes a button making machine, a circle punch, and a book to inspire your designs. 

Download templates compatible with our 1.5" round machine from The Button Guy.

Signup for a  Online Button Designer account to design your own button.

For inspiration or information, or to purchase your own supplies, visit People Power Press.

RDC students, faculty, and staff

The Button Maker can be borrowed by RDC students, faculty, and staff for 3 days, and can be booked in advance

Community members

The Button Maker can be borrowed by the public for up to 3 hours, but must be used in the Makerspace. Community members cannot book the button maker in advance.

Button Maker Supplies

Use of the RDC Makerspace and all equipment except the laser machine are free. There is a cost for consumables associated with some pieces of equipment. Payment may be made at the Library Desk on the main floor.

Button Maker Supplies    
1.5" pinback buttons per button $0.10
1.5" keychain and parts per keychain $3.00
1.5" magnet per magnet $1.00


Cricut Explore Air 

The Cricut Explore Air is a die-cutting machine which can be used for a variety of projects from scrapbooking to card-making. 

The Cricut can be used by RDC students, faculty and staff and community members for 3 hours within the Makerspace.  It is available on a first come, first-served basis. 

Materials which can be cut with the machine include: 

  • paper 
  • fabric 
  • vinyl 
  • foil 

Cricut EasyPress 2  is a heat press with an adjustable hest up to 205 degree celcius. Cricut EasyPress 2 gives you fast, effortless results that really last, even after repeated washes. Eliminate guesswork with rigorously tested time and temperature settings for every project, apply heat, and when the beep sounds, you’re done!  Cricut EasyPress 2 is lightweight, portable, easy to store, and compatible with most major brands of heat-transfer vinyl and all Infusible Ink™ products. It’s a perfect complement to Cricut cutting machines.

Check out this site on how to use the Cricut EasyPress

Getting started on how to use Cricut EasyPress.