Thunderworks Makerspace Logo and People working in a shop

Imagine, Learn, Create and Share

The Makerspace is closed June-July, please email for special accommodations

What is the Makerspace?

The  Makerspace is a free resource for SUU students, faculty and staff and the greater Cedar City Community to learn and use industry level tools and machinery.  Located in the Engineering and Technology Building Room 106.

How to use the Makerspace

Step 1: Read the Policies from the Makerspace Training Page and fill out the Makerspace Consent Form found on the same page

Step 2: Sign-up for the canvas training course on the consent form. Learn and take a quiz on the machines you wish to use

Step 3: Come in and certify with an assistant that you can use the machine correctly and safely

Step 4: MAKE!

Our Mission

Creating the opportunity for Southern Utah University and the surrounding community to imagine learn create and share by providing the tools and resources to build and make.

Our Vision

The SUU Thunderworks Makerspace encourages and nurtures innovation and collaboration between academia, industry and community to encourage creative problem solving and cultivate the engineer in all of us.

Our Machines

Filament Printer


  • Soldering Irons
  • Vacuum Former
  • Vinyl Cutter
  • Laser Cutters
  • Domestic Sewing Machines
  • Industrial Sewing Machine
  • Filament 3D Printers
  • Resin 3D Printers
Miter Saw


  • Table Saw
  • Miter Saw
  • Band Saw
  • Panel Saw
  • Sanders
  • Drill Press
  • Jointer
  • Router
  • Planer
  • Surface Sander
  • Lathe
  • CNC Router
MIG Welder


  • Metal Saw
  • Metal Drill Press
  • Grinders
  • Iron Worker
  • Water Jet
  • MIG Welders
  • TIG Welders
  • Plasma Cutter

Upcoming Events



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