Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Notice: Access to Special Collections material, the Reading Room, and Instruction will temporarily be suspended starting on Aug.12, 2024 as the collection will be moved from the basement to 3 East. Normal operations are anticipated to resume late in the semester. Read more for current updates.
Michigan State University Libraries
Hollander Makerspace
366 W. Circle Dr.
East Lansing , MI 48824
United States

Selma D. & Stanley C. Hollander
Makerspace

Button Makers

Tecre 1" button maker with example buttons

 
Tecre 1"
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Tecre 2.25" button maker
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Looking to do some advertising, campaigning, or just want to represent a cause or show off your design skills? Look no further than our two button maker systems! With two different versatile sizes, you can make a variety of pin-backed buttons to suit your needs. Please bring extra copies of your design to account for the learning curve of these tools.

Pricing is based on the number of successful buttons made. If a button fails, return the failed button to Makerspace Staff.

Tecre 1":

Tecre 1" button maker with example buttons
  • Button maker type: Swivel die
  • Button size: 1"
  • Button options: Pin back, versatile backing system allows for customization*
  • Cutting tool: Hand punch
  • Cost per button: $0.11, no charge for failed buttons

Our Tecre system creates a 1” button, great for some subtle decoration or when you want to put many different buttons on one surface. The cam-on-roller design requires very little physical force to operate and speeds up the ` making process. Please design your file for a 1.313” diameter circle, download one of our templates below.

*We offer pin backed buttons, but there are several other types of backings. Contact us to check availability if you are interested in an alternative backing. 

Tecre 2.25":

Tecre 2.25" button maker
  • Button maker type: Swivel die
  • Button size: 2.25"
  • Button options: Pin back, versatile backing system allows for customization*
  • Cutting tool: Hand punch
  • Cost per button: $0.18, no charge for failed buttons

Need a larger button? Our Tecre 2.25” system creates a great sized pin backed button, which is a great attention grabber when affixed to a backpack, jacket, or tote bag. Please design your file to be cut into 2.625” diameter circles, download one of our templates below.