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Machines that sort! Machines that build! Machines that combine! With Fallout 4 Contraptions, use conveyer belts, scaffolding kits, track kits, even logic gates to construct crazy and complex gadgets to improve your Wasteland settlements. The Contraptions Workshop also includes all-new features like elevators, greenhouse kits, warehouse kits, fireworks, armor racks and more!— Official description

Contraptions Workshop is the fourth add-on, and second workshop add-on for Fallout 4.

Release and availability

Contraptions Workshop was released for all platforms on June 21, 2016.


As the name suggests, Contraptions Workshop adds several gizmos and gadgets to enhance one's settlements. There are new structures, including buildings, elevators, and a track kit. The add-on also features manufacturing machines, conveyor belts, and display cases to help supplement and connect the new additions.

World objects




Miscellaneous items


Name Requirement Achievement points Trophy type PC/PS4 Image Xbox Image
Time Out Assign a settler to a pillory 10 Gamerscore Bronze.png CW Time Out trophy.jpg Time Out Xbox achievement.jpg
Show Off Display a weapon on a weapon rack, armor on an armor rack, and power armor in a power armor display. 20 Gamerscore Bronze.png CW Show Off trophy.jpg Show Off Xbox achievement.jpg
Mass Production Produce 100 objects from your builders 20 Gamerscore Bronze.png CW Mass Production trophy.jpg Mass Production Xbox achievement.jpg

Behind the scenes

The promotional trailer features Raymond Scott's Powerhouse as the background song. In particular, it is an excerpt from "Powerhouse B" whose slow, rhythmic theme has become readily associated with mechanical activity in cartoons.



Contraptions Workshop