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Model Shop

Summer 2019 Hours

The Model Shop is closed for the remainder of the summer for maintenance and cleaning. It will reopen on the first day of classes, September 3rd, 2019.
Please contact Piper Alldredge at for more information.

This shop is closed during posted class sessions, please see calendar for specifics.

2nd Floor
Main Building
SF Campus

All shop users must complete a shop orientation at least once every 2 years.

Orientations are available during the summer by appointment only.

Closed to general access during reserved class hours, which will be posted on this page's Google Calendar, located below.

Piper Alldredge

Model Shop / Fabrication Studio Manager

Ryan Parham

Fabrication Studio Operations Manager

About the Model Shop

The Model Making Studio is a large, well-lit shop that contains many essential pieces of equipment for student use including saws, sanders, drill presses, lathes and a vacuum forming machine.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Foam
  • Plastic
  • Wood


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Orientations take 2 hours and go over basic shop safety and policies as well as basic best practices for use on Band Saws, Sanders, Compound Miter Saw, Table Saw, and Drill Presses.

Orientations can be scheduled either as a class or through individual sign up sheets (called "Open Orientations"). The sign up sheets are posted outside the CNC Room on the 2nd floor of the 1111 8th St building.

Thank you for your cooperation.