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SF Metal Shop

Crafting with Metal in hand

9a-5p Monday-Friday: by Reservation Only

Please contact with any concerns.

2nd Floor
Main Building
SF Campus

Spring 2021: On-Campus Studio Access

CCA will be reopening access to on-campus studios and shops as permitted to do so by the San Francisco and Alameda Departments of Public Health (DPH). Please see the CCA Portal page Hybrid Studio Resources for more information.
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Piper Alldredge

Fabrication Studio Manager

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Ryan Parham

Fabrication Studio Operations 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