Current Students, Faculty, and Staff may access the Model Shop after completing a tool safety orientation. 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.
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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, mills, routers, lathes, a vacuum forming machine, and workbenches.
All users are required to wear ANSI Z87+ rated safety glasses with side shields and closed toe shoes at all times in the Model Making Shop. Long hair must be tied back, loose or dangling jewelry or lanyards must be removed, long sleeves should be rolled up. Hearing and dust protection is encouraged; headphones and earbuds are not allowed in the Model Making Shop. Food and drink are allowed on the wooden work tables in the Model Making Shop, and must always be covered.
The Model Making Shop may be reserved for individual class sessions, and faculty who are interested in reserving this space should reach out to the studio manager with any questions, and can fill out the reservation request form to request specific dates.
Specializing in These Materials
Tools and Equipment
- Sawstop Cabinet Saw
- Clausing Drill Press
- Formech Vacuumformer
- Powermatic 14" X 40" Wood Lathe
- Delta Mini Lathe
- Rockwell Delta Bandsaw
- Dewalt Sliding Compound Mitre Saw