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New York Suppliers

Bendheim Glass   Jan 19,2004
     Bendheim Glass makes specialty glass of all sorts.

Brooklyn Custom Metal Work (David Stanavich)   Sep 17,2005
     Jake Barton highly recommends David Stanovich, (718) 499-1573 for custom metalwork on projects.... Jake says he's very intense, and very specific, and very responsible.

Build It Green! NYC   Feb 27,2005
     Build It Green sells used building materials in NYC at affordable prices.

CTL Electronics   Aug 28,2003
     CTL Electronics New York City 212-233-0754 - Floors and floors of old video junk, I'm told. I've never been there.

Capitol Glass   Aug 28,2003
     Capitol Glass & Sash Co., Inc. - Glass cutters and suppliers. 641 Hudson St.(212) 243-4528 (212) 924-4216 Fax.

Craftsmen Woodworkers   May 16,2004
     These guys build a nice kiosk: Craftsmen Woodworkers Ltd. Architectural & Custom Woodworking 58-65 Maspeth Ave. Maspeth, New York 11378 T: 718-326-3350 F: 718-326-0269 Contact: Joe Fino Thanks to David Boatman for the recommendation.

Davis and Warschau   Aug 29,2003
     Ask for dennis; They have decent prices and they cut their pipes well -- nice clean edges.... If you want untreated black steel that's not threaded call Mount Vernon Iron Works.

Dick Blick   Sep 24,2005
     Dick Blick is a good source of art materials for physical computing projects. You can order online, or you can visit their store on Bond St, just a couple blocks from ITP.

Exquisite Glass   Sep 14,2003
     Exquisite Glass - helpful, knowledgable, cheap place to get unusual sized of glass cut. On Allen St.

Frank Tracy   Aug 29,2003
     Frank Tracy in Greenpoint carries ball bearings and mechanical supplies. He is expensive but they have good stuff and you can go SEE what you are buying.

Good Hardware Stores in New York   Sep 24,2004
     they offer services (usually during business hours) like cutting, welding etc, paint mixing they are really nice and extremely helpful. Thanks to Derek Wang for the link Not a hardware store, but a handy electronics store.

Grainger   Aug 28,2003
     Grainger - Electrical & Electronic supplier. Mostly industrial electrical, mechanical, and tool supplies.

Leeds Electric   Sep 14,2004
     Leeds Electric is an electronic retailer in Brooklyn.

Metalliferous is a good place   Nov 20,2004
     The entrance is a small store but don't be fooled, just grab a little basket and head to the warehouse in the back for picking.... They will do small orders, have a 100 dollar minimum and will probably deliver.

Mettrix PCB fabrication   Nov 25,2005
     Mettrix is an upstate NY company who do PCB fab and assembly. Their work is recommended by Todd Polenberg, and apparently they can do Ball grid array parts too.

NY Suppliers Resource List   Nov 27,2003
     Jiae Kim's list of New York building materials Suppliers.

NYU Computer Store   Aug 29,2003
     The NYU Computer store stocks BX-24 microcontrollers, a limited line of PIC microcontrollers, siteplayers, and various electronic parts needed for the ITP physical computing courses. 242 Greene St.

Samuel Levine   Aug 29,2003
     Samuel Levine on west Broadway just south of Houston has all the pipes you'll need and will cut and thread them for you right away.

Small Gears in NYC   Oct 4,2003
     Three places that have limited supplies of small gears in the city: America's Hobby Center 263 W 30th 212.675.8922 Jan's Hobby on Lex between 93rd and 94th 212.861.5075 Action Hobbies 4103 Broadway 212.568.3677 The Americas Hobby Center, on a wholesale fur block, actually contructs custom remote cars to spec, so they have a ton of parts for axle-based mechanisms. They also have remote control plane, ship and helicopter kits and micro-servos (22 X 11 X 26mm).

Space Surplus Metal   Sep 30,2003
     Space Surplus Metal 325 Church St (just N of Canal) 212-966-4358 Nice, odd sorts of cold rolled steel, alum, stainless, copper.... Try to sound like you know what you are talking about.

Sparkfun   Feb 13,2004
     Sparkfun sells some fun stuff: cheap accelerometer boards, PIC programmers, and more. They also have the cheapest GPS modules I've seen so far.

Village Fabrics   Aug 29,2003
     Fabrics: 1st ave and 11th or 12th street.... They're the cheapest I've found (by about .50 cents) although the selection isn't great, it should do (Submitted by Maria Hernandez).