Sourcing Materials

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Occasionally the most difficult barrier to overcome when undertaking a new project is finding the things you need. Here's a list of materials sources and vendors that TinkerMillians have found useful.


11299 Brighton Rd.
Henderson, CO 80640
(303) 287-7210
No official website


Longmont Welding
145 Pratt St.
Longmont, CO 80501
(303) 776-1212

Wagner Welding Supply
10 Gay St.
Longmont, CO 80501
(855) 371-8676

Base and Precious

Rio Grande
Special pricing available for purchases made by TinkerMill.
7500 Bluewater Rd NW
Albuquerque, NM 87121
(800) 545-6566

Electronics and Components

SparkFun Electronics
Special pricing available for purchases made by TinkerMill.
6333 Dry Creek Parkway
Niwot, CO 80503
(303) 284-0979

Machine Shop Tooling

eBay Seller "perfectdeal_us"
Inexpensive lathe tooling.
eBay Shop:
Recommended starter lathe tooling (5 pc 1/2" Indexable Carbide Set for $29.99):

eBay Seller "veromoda-es"
Inexpensive lathe tooling
eBay Shop:
Recommended starter lathe external threading tooling (1/2" Tool Holder with ten 16ER AG60 Threading Inserts):


Colorado Plastics
500 S. Arthur Ave.
Louisville, CO, 80027
1-800-398-9271 or 303-443-9271
4th Friday Remnant Sale

Port Plastics
5150 Havana St
Denver, CO 80239
(303) 371-2976
Open 8-5 M-F

4211 South Natches Court, Unit K
Englewood, Colorado 80110
(303) 781-1171
Open Monday- Friday 7:30 AM to 5 PM CLOSED WEEKENDS


Stan's Hardwood
617 1st Ave
Longmont, CO 80501
(303) 772-2418
Open Tue-Fri 9-5, Sat 9-3, Closed: Sun & Mon

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