From rLab

This page is a listing of local and national suppliers that members have used to get various supplies for the lab and their own projects. An appearance on this list does not mean that rLab endorses that supplier, comments made about suppliers are the opinions of the commentors and rLab does not have any official position on any supplier.

Company Name Local/National Postcode URL Good for supplying what? Any rLab discount/contact? Comments
HobbyCraft National (Chain) RG1 3HS Wide variety of hobby and crafting materials (oddly enough.....) No
The Range National (Chain) RG1 8AL Customizable items No
Ikea National (Chain) RG31 7SD Customizable items and stock materials No
Berkshire Metals Local RG31 6HS Steel in all shapes and sizes No Large minimum order sizes, ask on mailing list to combine orders, will deliver to rLab but only if someone is present to sign for and pay for materials. Stever (talk) 14:45, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
Heritage Abrasives National (Delivers) B7 4NE Sandpaper, abrasives belts, polishing materials No Wide variety of high-quality abrasives and polishing materials, high minimum order so ask on mailing list to combine orders, rLab's main supplier for sandpaper and abrasive belts. Stever (talk) 14:45, 29 December 2020 (UTC)
Fastners,Fixings & Tools National (Delivers) MK41 0EP Nuts and Bolts No Very good value on nuts and bolts, but large minimum orders sizes. Stever (talk) 20:07, 1 January 2021 (UTC)
Kitronik National (Delivers) NG8 4GP Plastics and other laser-friendly materials No
Mouser National (Delivers) HP12 4HJ Electronics tools and components No
CPC National (Delivers) LS12 2QQ Electronics tools and components No
MDP Supplies National (Delivers) CH62 3PT Vinyl cutting supplies No £120 minimum order to get free shipping Stever (talk) 17:49, 28 March 2022 (BST)
Associated Power Tools (APT) National (Delivers) G52 4NQ Milling cutter and lathe tools No Good for medium-cost milling cutters Stever (talk) 17:49, 28 March 2022 (BST)