The Wood Shop (Room 108) offers students the materials and equipment required to facilitate wood construction. The shop is equipped with most of the major stationary and portable power equipment used for cutting and machining wood. There are a number of large heavy tables for organizing projects and clamping. Processes undertaken in the Wood Shop include:
- Fine milling/dressing
- Vacuum bending/veneering
- Turning spindle/face plate
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, Level 1, 115 McCaul Street.
The following materials are readily available for students to purchase:
- Birch veneer and particle core
- Baltic birch
- Particle board
- Multi curve
Rough Sawn Lumber
- Soft Maple
- Red Oak
- White Pine
- Hard Maple
Facilities and equipment
Stationary: Band saw, scroll saw, table saw, radial arm saw, jointer, planner, spindle sander, disc/belt sander, mortiser, thickness sander, large capacity lathe, drill press.
Portable: Router, jig saw, biscuit joiner, die grinder, drill, electric chainsaw, vacuum pump and bag, common woodworking hand tools, carving chisels.
416-977-6000, Ext. 313
We are currently in week eight of the Winter semester.
Extended hours run from Monday, March 3rd to Friday, April 11th. Please check back for studio and shop schedule updates.