9a-5p Monday-Friday: by Reservation Only
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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 refer to the CCA Portal page Hybrid Studio Resources for more information.
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 read the policy linked below and reach out to the studio manager with any questions.
Specializing in These Materials
Tools and Equipment
- Sawstop Cabinet Saw
- Clausing Drill Press
- Formech Vacuumformer
- Powermatic 14" X 40" Wood Lathe
- Delta Midi Lathe
- Rockwell Delta Bandsaw
- Dewalt Sliding Compound Mitre Saw
- Modelmaking Sanding Sticks
- How to cut and glue foamcore
- Modelmaking: How to Sharpen your Blade
- Modelmaking: Basic Hinges and Joints
- Modelmaking: How to Get Hot Glue to Look Good- Part 2
- Modelmaking: How to Get Hot Glue to Look Good- Part 1
- How to Find Out What's in Your Materials