Makers' Resources at Non-RISD Resources


Local Art & Design Spaces

AS220

www.as220.org
Empire Street Complex, 95-115 Empire Street
The Dreyfus, 93-95 Mathewson Street
The Mercantile Block, 131 Washington Street
Providence, RI
401-831-9327

  • Performances Spaces
  • Galleries
  • Workshops

Brown Design Workshop

www.brown.edu/research/projects/design-workshop/
School of Engineering / Prince Lab 222, Brown University
Providence, RI

  • 3D Printing
  • Laser Cutting
  • Rapid Prototyping

The Steelyard

www.thesteelyard.org
27 Sims Avenue
Providence RI
401-273-7101, contact@thesteelyard.org

  • Studio Classes
  • Metal Shops
  • Custom Projects

Ceramic Suppliers

Dew Claw Studio

www.dewclawstudios.com
545 Pawtucket Avenue, Suite 106, Pawtucket, RI 02860
(401) 312-0540
Services:

  • Classes & Workshops
  • Kiln Firing
  • Glaze Mixing
  • Studio space weekly and monthly

Edart Ceramics

www.edartceramics.com
PO BOX 644, East Greenwich, RI, 02818
401-270-2027, edartceramics@yahoo.com
Products:

  • Glazes & Underglazes
  • Clay
  • Pottery tools
  • Brushes

Glass Suppliers

Peàn Doubulyu Glass

www.pandwglass.com
22 Oregon Street, Providence, RI 02908
401.331.7889
Services:

  • Custom lights

Rhode Island Glass Company

www.ri-glass.com
375 Washington Street, Providence, RI 02903
401-421-4131, ri.glass@live.com
Hours: Monday – Friday: 7:30 AM – 4:00 PM ; Saturday and Sunday: Closed
Products:

  • Glass and mirrors

Laser Cutting

Precision Laser

www.precisionlaserri.com
40 Houghton Street, Providence, RI, 02904
401-632-4866, precisionlaserri@gmail.com
Hours: Call general manager Bud Saggal for an appointment.
Materials to cut:

  • Sheet metal
  • Rubber
  • Wood
  • Glass
  • Foam
  • Plastic
  • Leather
  • Brass
  • Acrylic up to 3/4”
  • Stainless steel up to 3/8”
  • Aluminum up to 1/4”
  • Mild steel up to 1/2”

Metal Manufacturers

Ace Powder Coating

www.acepowdercoating.com
75 Western Industrial Drive, Unit F, Cranston, RI 02921
401-578-4016
Hours: Call for appointment.
Services:

  • Powdercoating
  • Sandblasting

Whetstone Workshop

www.whetstoneworkshop.com
41 Dexter Road, East Providence, RI, 02914
401-368-7410, info@whetstoneworkshop.com
Hours: Call for appointment
Services:

  • Working in Stainless Steel, Carbon Steel, Bronze, Copper, Brass, and Aluminum
  • Welding and Brazing
  • Bending
  • Machining
  • Casting/Pattern Making
  • Custom finishes: Patinas, Oxides, Brushed or Hammered
  • Precision Assembly
  • Grinding and Polishing
  • Incorporation of complementary materials: e.g. Wood, Glass, Plastics, Textiles
  • Packing and Shipping
  • Delivery and Installation

Wood Manufacturers

Fishtail Joinery

www.fishtailjoinery.com
1080 Kingstown Road, Building 2, Wakefield, RI 02879
401-783-3729, info@fishtailjoinery.com
Hours: Call for appointment
Services:

  • Lamination
  • Joinery
  • Finishing

Wood Suppliers

Downes and Reader

www.downesandreader.com
P.O. Box 456 – 60 Evans Drive, Stoughton, Massachusetts 02072
781-341-4092
Hours:
Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 4:00 PM
Saturday: 7:00 AM – 11:30 AM
Sunday: Closed
Products:

  • Hardwood
  • Rift and quarter saw
  • Softwood
  • Playwood
  • Molding & Treads
  • Milling services