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SF Metal Shop

Crafting with Metal in hand

Last updated on Jan 18, 2022

Spring 22 hours:
As much as staffing permits, the SF Shops will maintain standard semester hours during the remote start to the spring 2022 semester, from Tuesday January 18 through Monday January 31.
Monday-Thursday 8am-10pm
Friday 8am-7pm
Saturday-Sunday 12pm-8pm

2nd Floor
Main Building
SF Campus

Current Students, Faculty, and Staff may access the Metal Shop after completing a tool safety orientation either through a class or orientation session. Faculty may request a shop reservation through email at

Due to academic program needs and the large volume of students that this space supports, CCA Shops are not available to alumni at this time.

Covid Informational Links:

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Piper Alldredge

Fabrication Studio Manager

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Ryan Parham

Studio Operations Manager - Fabrication

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Ivan Berejkoff

Fabrication Studio Manager

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

Vertical bandsaw

Baileigh cold saw

Drill press

Rotex punch

Hossfeldt bender

Belt sanders

Pedestal grinder

Disc grinder

36" Jump shear

Slip roller

48" Finger break

Anvil bicycle frame building jigs

Specializing in These Materials

  • Aluminum
  • Brass
  • Copper
  • Steel
  • Wire