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Sculpture: Metal Fabrication & Welding Shop

Welding and fabricating for ferrous and non ferrous metals.

Open during normal studio shops hours:

8am - 10pm Monday-Thursday
8am - 4pm Friday
Noon-6pm Saturday and Sunday

The Sculpture workshop facilities are open only at times when faculty members, staff personnel, or student monitors are present. Hours vary from semester to semester.

Current lab hours are posted outside the respective shop areas.

Shaklee Building
Oakland Campus

All welcome after all required orientations have been completed with studio manager. Proper attire (closed toed shoes, safety glasses, long pants, respirator) required at all times.

About the Sculpture: Metal Fabrication & Welding Shop

The Metal Fabricating and Shop is equipped with oxy/acetylene, MIG, and TIG-welding equipment as well as a spot welder and plasma torch, vertical and horizontal band saws, a chop saw, drill press, belt sander, mill, and lathe.

In addition, a four-foot manual slip roll for bending 16-gauge mild steel, plus a sheet metal brake, shear, and notcher also exist.

The metal fabrication shop features a large rolling gate to accommodate the maneuvering of large works as well as to let light and fresh air into the workshop.

Scrap metal is available in limited supply. Supplies such as sanding disks, various waxes, and casting metals must be purchased by students unless enrolled in Metal Techniques or Sculpture 1.

Specializing in These Materials

  • Clay
  • Metal


Various events in our shops such as orientations, holidays, and demonstrations will be posted in this calendar.