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External Fabrication Shops

If you have fabrication needs beyond the Design Studio, these facilities may be able to help.

The following resources are for your reference. These links are not vetted by or affiliated with the Design Studio.

Additional Additive Manufacturing

3D Hubs – FDM, SLA/DLP, SLS, material jetting, binder jetting, and DMLS/SLM, as well as machining and other services

Fine Line Prototyping

Quick parts

Protomold- injection molding service

Vista Tek- injection molding, production tooling, prototype tooling, mold making, and secondary operations

Small batch CNC prototypes


Local external Fabrication shops


To get a wide variety of fasteners very quickly:

Capitol City Bolt & Screw Co., Inc

1003 3rd Ave S Nashville, TN 37210
(615) 254-8707


Ace machine

629 Cornelia Court
Nashville, TN 37217
Phone: 615-361-7548
Fax: 615-360-9533


Nashville Machine Company, Inc.


Hamilton Machine Company
464 Woodycrest Ave.
Nashville, TN 37210
Phone: 615-254-8819
Fax: 615-254-4599


Red River Machine, LLC

1142 Dunlop Ln  Clarksville, TN 37040
(931) 906-1200


Wright Industries

1520 Elm Hill Pike
(615) 361-6600


Nashville Chrome plating:

Hard Chrome Platers Inc.

503 Hagen St.

Nashville, TN 37203


Custom PCBs:

Advanced Circuits
21101 E. 32nd Parkway,
Aurora, CO 80011

Toll Free: 1-800-979-4PCB (4722)
Local: (303) 576-6610
Main Fax: 1-888-224-3291



M&S Centerless Grinding

258 E County Line Rd, Hatboro, PA 19040

215-675-4144 (ph)

215-675-7119 (fax)