Shop Resources


  • Everyone who wants to use shop resources must be safety trained by the Shopmaster
  • MechE shop class, Collaborative Machining Center class, and other official classes can not be substituted for basic safety training, but can be substituted for Mill and Lathe training
  • Mill and Lathe training occurs after basic shop training and involves the completion of a training part on the individuals own time
  • Welding and CNC Mill training are offered intermittently. Advanced training sessions will be announced to the general body mailing list



  • Tooltron is a safety mechanism that restricts access to the larger more dangerous tools
  • The card swipe station is located at the entrance to the shop
  • After swiping your card, select the corresponding tool number, then press the green button the machine to activate it
  • if the light on the tooltron box on an active machine begins to flash, press the green button again to reset the timer, otherwise the machine will turn off


  • Mill
  • Lathe
  • Drill Press (x2)
  • Metal Bandsaw
  • Wood Bandsaw
  • MIG Welder
  • Chop Saw
  • Assorted power, woodworking, sheet metal, and hand tools