- Kitronik - Laserable materials and electronics
- Hobarts - Laser cutting materials
- Hobby's - Small boards of oak, wallnut, cherry, and mahogany to name just a few.
- Wilko - DIY and Home Supplies (Handiest - Arndale Center)
- Clas Ohlson - Home supplies, but has a good tool and materials section downstairs (Handiest - Arndale Center)
- Wickes - DIY supplies (Handiest - 4 Manchester Rd. SK4 1TN)
- B&Q - DIY supplies (Handiest - Manchester Fort, M8 8EP)
- Timber Recycling in Manchester - Gorton-based wood recyclers
- 3Dfilaprint - Great place for 3D printing filament and parts
- eBay - Where would we be without it?