Fabrication: Metal Shop
Crafting with Metal in hand
Fall 2023 Hours:
12pm-8pm Saturday and Sunday
The Fabrication Shops will be closed for Labor Day Saturday September 2-Monday September 4, re-opening Tuesday September 5.
*During the last 30 minutes of shop hours, only clean up is permitted.
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 this form:
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 Information Links:
About the Fabrication: Metal Shop
The Metal Shop on the San Francisco campus offers a space for various metal fabrication techniques such as cold forming, machining, grinding, mechanical fastening, and welding.
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
Powermatic drill press
Ellis horizontal bandsaw
Baileigh cold saw
48" Jump shear
48" Finger break
Bike stands and a variety of bike tools
Two MIG welders
Specializing in These Materials