The Metal Shop (Room 122) is a well-equipped space that provides students with the facilities and equipment required to carry out the processes involved in metal fabrication, including:
- Sheet metal forming, breaking, rolling
- Hot and cold bending
- Sand blasting
- Welding (tig, mig, stick, spot, oxy/acetylene)
- Tube bending
- Surface finishing
- Cutting (abrasive saw, cold saw, band saw, shear, plasma cutter, oxy/acetylene)
The Metal Shop is now closed. Please check back soon for Spring/Summer 2013 schedule.
Consumable materials can be purchased from technicians or class assistants during open studio hours. Please check studio and shop schedules in order to ensure you are not interrupting a class when you go to buy materials. Materials can only be bought using OCAD U tickets. Tickets can be purchased from the Cashier, Monday to Thursday, from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m., Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The Cashier is located in the Rosalie Sharp Pavilion, 115 McCaul Street, Level 1.
The following materials are readily available for students to purchase:
Sheet steel (aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass, galvanized steel, tin plated)
Perforated sheet steel in various patterns
Round bar (aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass)
Square bar (aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass)
Flat bar (aluminum)
Round tube (aluminum, stainless steel)
Square tube (aluminum)
416-977-6000, Ext. 272
Welcome all spring/summer 2013 students! Only those students enrolled in studio courses have access to the shops and studios during the summer months.
Please check individual studio pages for updated schedules.
Thank you to all who participated in TOOLBOX 2012!
A celebration of studio based education
Wednesday, November 7 & Thursday, November 8