Things We Need

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Mostly equipment. See Replenishment Requests for consumables and other things we had, but now need again, and the wishlist for things we want but expect to have to buy.

Physical Things

  • Coat hooks
  • Wireless AP (Phil W - currently hacking) Complete
  • Cleaning equipment - hoover, dusters etc.
  • Bin
  • Broom
  • Dustpan and brush
  • Projector screen
  • A4 Laser printer
  • Better tuck shop storage


  • An anvil. Or a comparable chunk of metal. A slice of rail would work well too, even an old sledgehammer head. Or a large drawing pin? Anyone?
  • A digital angle metre, ideally magnetic.
  • A height/depth probe - or when the missing callipers return Adam can make one.
  • A spare / auxiliary laser cutter would be a most fine thing.
  • Electrical hand tools and test equipment
  • Helping hands
  • A lab coat or similar, for potentially messy work. Nobody wants to get their clothes covered in paint. On loan from Adam
  • Feeler gauge Now in stock
  • Oscilloscope - Dan has ordered (being supplied on long term loan) Now have one on load from Dan, thanks very much Dan.


  • Isopropyl Rubbing Alcohol
  • Acetone Adam has provided a lifetime's supply; they live under the sink.
  • Wood of almost any calibre
  • Hackable & useful junk / components for the communal stockpiles. ( “To invent, you need a good imagination and a pile of junk.” --Thomas Edison )

Virtual Things