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Marston Tool Library: Tool Library

Picture with tools reading Tool Library at Marston Let's Make Something
The Tool Library at Marston Science Library is equipped with a diverse array of tools available for in-library use or for check-out. The purpose of the Tool Library is to cultivate an active learning environment where patrons can explore creating their own new designs and repair rather than replace existing items.
Interested in learning more but don't know where to begin?
We have a large collection of tools available for you to check out or use in the workspace.
Want to make something? Here's some projects!

New in the Marston Makery

Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machine is a computer-controlled cutting machine used for cutting intricate designs in various hard materials, such as wood, composites, plastics, metals, and foam.

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Getting Started

Follow these steps!

Students need to visit the Marston service desk at the main entrance of Marston Science Library. Make sure to bring your Gator1 Card or a valid photo ID.

Do you know what you need? Just ask for it!
Unsure what the project warrants? Talk to a librarian.

Some tools can be used inside the library. But if it makes excessive noise, fumes, or debris, it needs to be taken out the library or used in the Marston Toolbench.


Here are all the tools available for check-out from Marston.

Digital Calipers


Mitutoyo ABSOLUTE 700-113-10 Digital Caliper

  • Steel construction for protection of caliper components
  • Jaws and rule proportioned for DIY use
  • Digital, single-value readout LCD display for readability
  • Position memory for retaining measurements
  • Function control buttons on the face, for ease of use: Inch/Metric, Origin, On/Zero, and Off


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Electronics Tool Kit

Electronics Repair Kit


  • Reversible Ratchet Handle
  • 6pcs Precision Screwdriver
  • Diagonal Cutting Pliers
  • Chip Extractor
  • Needle Nose Pliers
  • 3-claw Parts Retriever
  • Electric Voltage Tester
  • Flashlight with Clip
  • 8" Wire Stripper, Crimpier
  • Vacuum Cleaner with Attachments
  • Anti-static/Anti Shock Wrist Band
  • 5pcs Socket Set
  • 39pcs Assorted Bits:
    • Star: T8, T10, T15, T20, T27
    • Philips: PH0, PH2
    • Slotted: SL4, SL6
    • Pozi: Pz1
    • Square: S0, S1, S2, S3
    • Hollow Star: T10H, T15H, T20H, T25H, T27H, T30H, T35H, T40H
    • Hex Key: 5/64", 3/32", 7/64", 1/8", 9/64", 5/32"
    • Metric Hex Key: 2mm, 2.5mm, 3mm, 4mm, 5mm, 6mm
    • Tri-wing Bit: 1, 2, 3, 4
    • 4pcs Mini Spanner: 4, 6, 8, 10
    • 9pcs Allen Wrench Set
    • All tools are fully demagnetized to protect computer hard drive or magnetic media from damage.


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Deburring tool

Deburring Tool

Deburring tool for deburring copper and steel pipes after cutting. Made of plastic with steel blade.

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Dremel 4300 High Performance Rotary Tool Kit

Dremel Rotary Tool Kit

Dremel 4300 High Performance Rotary Tool, Pivot Light,

  • Shield Attachment redirects debris and sparks during cutting, grinding, sanding, and polishing applications,
  • Sanding and Grinding Guide attachment for increased control during sanding and grinding applications,
  • Cutting Guide attachment turns your rotary tool into a rotary saw,
  • Garden Tool Sharpener attachment sharpens your lawn mower blade and garden tools,
  • Genuine Dremel Mixed Accessories.

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Dewalt Drill Kit

Drill Kit

Dewalt Drill Kit:

  • 8.0 Amp motor delivers high performance in heavy-duty applications
  • 3/8-inch ratcheting keyless chuck for greater bit retention
  • 0-2,500 RPM, vsr trigger for versatility in drilling and fastening applications
Drill Bits: Titanium drill bits for drilling in non-ferrous metals, wood, and plastic and are ideal for commercial and residential applications.
Screwdriving Set: Includes the most commonly used screwdriver accessories. It has Philips, square, slotted and double-ended bits.


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Extension Cord

Extension Cord

Outdoor extension cord: 16 gauge, 3-pronged, 25 ft extension cord provides 13 AMP, 125 volts and 1625 watts.

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Homeowner's tool kit

Homeowner's Tool Kit

The Stanley 94-248 65-piece general homeowner's tool set includes one 13-ounce hammer, one 16-foot tape rule, one 18mm snap-off knife, one torpedo level, one long nose and one slip joint pliers, one Phillips screwdriver, one standard tip screwdriver, eight SAE and eight metric hex keys, one 1/4-inch round-head ratchet, eight SAE 1/4-inch sockets, one 1/4-inch spinner handle, one 1/4-inch bit holder, and 30 bits.

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Bosch Self Leveling Cross Line Laser Level

Laser Level

The Bosch GLL 30 Self-Leveling Cross-Line Laser projects two lines, making a cross-line projection. The laser lines are visible up to 30 Ft. The Smart Pendulum System self-levels and indicates out-of-level condition to help ensure an accurate layout, and it locks the lines at any angle. The pendulum system locks when switched off, to assure secure tool transport. The included MM 2 Flexible Mounting Device provides microfine height adjustment, and it allows the laser to be clamped on virtually any surface from 1/2-Inch to 2-1/4-Inch thick, for level lines at any height.

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• Analog Bandwidth: 0~ 10kHz
• The maximum real-time sampling rate: 200ksps
• DC voltage: 0mV ~ 1000V ± (0.75% rdg + 10dgt)
• AC voltage: 0 mv ~ 750V ± (1.0% rdg + 10dgt)
• DC Current: 0mA ~ 20.00A ± (1.2% rdg + 10dgt)
• AC current: 0mA ~ 20.00A ± (1.5% rdg + 10dgt)
• Resistance: 0W ~ 20.00MW ± (1.0% rdg + 5dgt)
• Capacitance: 0nF ~ 200.0μF ± (2% rdg + 10dgt)
• Frequency: 0kHz ~ 200kHz ± (1.0% rdg + 5dgt),
• Diode test: open circuit voltage 1.5 V, max test current 1.5mA
• Continuity Test: determine resistance: about 30
• Remote control Detection: 38kHz carrier frequency
• Transistor Magnification: 30 ~ 1000 (annex)
• Fuse rating: Φ5 × 20,250mA / 250V

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Precision Screwdriver Kit

Phone/Tablet Repair Set

ORIA Phone/Tablet Repair Precision Screwdriver Set

  • 2 x Plastic Opening Tools
  • 3 x ESD Tweezers
  • 1 x Anti-Static Wrist Strap
  • 1 x SIM Card Ejector Pin and LCD Suction Cup
  • 4 x Triangle Plectrums
  • 2 x Plastic Spudgers
  • 3 x Metal Spudgers
  • 1 x Tin Scraper
  • 1 x Large Plastic Double Headed Opening Tool
  • 1 x cleaning Cloth
  • 1 x Magnetizing and Demagnetizing Tool
  • 3 x SIM Card Shells
  • 2 x Magnetic Protect Mats
  • 1 x 60 in 1 Screwdriver Kit


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Sewing Kit

Sewing Kit

DIY travel sewing kits with quality sewing pins, wonder clips, & multiple spools of colored thread.

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Sewing Machine

Sewing Machine (Can Leave Building)

Eversewn - Sparrow 15-32 Stitch Mechanical Sewing Machine

32 stitch mechanical sewing machine. Features Include: CB Hook System, 150mm Free arm length, 750 spm (Maximum sewing speed), Upper-thread tension manually adjustable, Presser foot pressure manually adjustable, Manual thread cutter, LED sewing light, Threader, Twin-needle capability, 2- step presser foot lift, Electric foot control, 1 (1-step) Buttonholes including eyelets, 15 Utility stitches including stretch stitches, 6 Decorative stitches, 1 Quilting stitch, 5mm Maximum stitch width, 4mm Maximum stitch length, Automatic bobbin winder, 4 Presser feet (soles), and a dust cover.

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Socket Set

Socket Set

DEWALT Drive Socket Set:

  • 3/8 Drive Quick Release Ratchet
  • 3/8 Drive 3'' Extension
  • 3/8 to 1/4 Drive Adaptor
  • 1/4 Drive Standard SAE Sockets
  • 1/4 Drive Standard Metric Sockets
  • 3/8 Drive Standard SAE Sockets
  • 3/8 Drive Standard Metric Sockets
  • 3/8 Drive Drill Adaptor.


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Soldering Iron

Soldering Station

Hakko FX888D-23BY Digital Soldering Station:

Digital soldering station end safe comes with soldering iron, tip, iron holder, sponge, cleaning wire, manual, adjustable temperature control.

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This section contains different projects to get started using the tools. Time to get your hands dirty..

How to Solder - Through-Hole Solder - Sparkfun

Soldering is one of the most fundamental skills needed to dabble in the world of electronics. The two go together like peas and carrots. And, although it is possible to learn about and build electronics without needing to pick up a soldering iron, you’ll soon discover that a whole new world is opened with this one simple skill.

How to Use a Multimeter - Sparkfun

This tutorial will show you how to use a digital multimeter (DMM), an indispensable tool that you can use to diagnose circuits, learn about other people's electronic designs, and even test a battery. Hence the 'multi'-'meter' (multiple measurement) name.


How to Use a Sewing Machine
This tutorial will show you how to set up and use an EverSewn Sparrow 15 Sewing Machine. In this video, learn how to set up your needle, wind a bobbin, thread your machine, sew a buttonhole, and clean your sewing machine!

How can we help?


Danielle Johnson
Circulating Technology and Collections Supervisor
Marston Science Library - L215A
P: (352) 273-2544

Jean Bossart

Jean Bossart
Engineering Librarian
Marston Science Library - L209B
P: (352) 273-2864

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