metal shop

The Metal Shop is open to students working on coursework for current Art & Art History classes, as well as students doing work and research for the BFA and MFA programs. The shop is also open to faculty and staff for department projects, research, and developing coursework. Anyone working in the shop must take the general safety orientation before beginning work.

This group of videos supports the Foundations 1020 Course on sheet metal fabrication:

Link to Metal Shop Course Videos

To see open hours available in the metal shop, use the online calendar below

Metal Shop Hours and Class Schedule

Email Evan Blackstock with scheduling conflicts, questions, etc.

0” drill press Enco
14” vertical bandsaw
Van Saint 2x48” Radius master belt grinder
Dake 10” cold saw
Dake SE712 horizontal bandsaw
Econoline sandblasting cabinet

Blacksmithing/Forging, Heating:
Johnson 122 natural gas forge
Variety of forging hammers, tongs, and tools
Post vise
Edwards 10B manual shear 12x12 swage block
Anyang 33 lb power hammer
160 lb Peter Wright anvil
180 lb Hay Budden anvil 48” mandel cone
Green river foot vise
(3) Oxy-Acetylene carts with a variety of welding, cutting, and heating tips
Sheet Metal Fabrication: Pexto 48” manual shear
Diacro corner notcher
Bevery B3 shear
Enco English wheel
Shrinker & stretcher
Dayton 48” box & pan brake
Enco 48” rolling mill
Heinrich 8” throat manual punch Variety of hand shears & punches
18” sand bag & variety of mallets

Welding and Plasma Cutting:
(2) Miller 152 MIG welders
Lincoln AC/DC stick welder
Miller Diversion 180 TIG welder
Weldsale 5x5 platen table
Baleigh PT-22 2x2’
CNC plasma table with Victor A80 plasma cutter (3/4”)
Victor Cutmaster 42 plasma cutter (1/4”)
Miller Spectrum 625 plasma cutter (1/2”)

Variety of drills and drivers, hand tools
Large TV screen hooked up to laptop and speakers for presentations etc
Lots of table space for design & layout of projects
Non-Ferrous Metal Smithing

(4) Smith Actylene/Air torches
Large natural gas/air blowpipe torch 80 lb anvil
Blowhorn stake (2) rolling mills Variety of hammers
Variety of different forming stakes
Sinusoidal stakes
Dapping block set
Ring mandrel
Metalsmithing desk complete with set of hand tools for each student

Metal Shop Contact Information