SF Metal Shop
Crafting with Metal in hand
Academic Year 19/20 Hours and Access
This shop is closed during posted class sessions, please see calendar for specifics. Please contact Piper Alldredge at email@example.com for more information.
The SF Fabrication Studios will be open by appointment only over the 2019-20 Winter Break, from December 16-20 and January 6-17. Contact studio staff to schedule access. Please note that all campus is closed December 21-January 4.
Open access, prior metals course recommended. The following tools require orientation: horizontal bandsaw, vertical bandsaw, lathe, mill, milling tool cabinet. Please contact Piper Alldredge to schedule a training on the equipment you need to use.
Closed to general access during posted class hours.
To be in the shops, you MUST BE WEARING SAFETY GLASSES AT ALL TIMES.
- Safety glasses are available to check out or purchase from the Tool Center.
About the SF Metal Shop
The Metal Shop on the San Francisco campus offers a space for various Metal fabrication techniques such as cold forming, machining, grinding, and mechanical fastening.
The equipment in this shop is exclusively geared toward working with metal and includes a well-stocked bench set of bicycle mechanic tools and vise-mounted bike stands. Like several other shops, the Metal Shop is a well-lit space equipped with compressed air and rubber-mat flooring. Stationary equipment includes:
Bridgeport vertical mill
Wilton 12x36 engine lathe
Ellis horizontal bandsaw
Baileigh cold saw
36" Jump shear
48" Finger break
Anvil bicycle frame building jigs
Specializing in These Materials