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Fabrication Studio: Wood Shop


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:

  • Cutting
  • Drilling/boring
  • Fine milling/dressing
  • Joinery
  • Bending
  • Vacuum bending/veneering
  • Turning spindle/face plate
  • Sanding
  • Finishing


The following materials are readily available for students to purchase:


  • Poplar
  • Fir
  • Luan
  • Birch veneer and particle core
  • Baltic birch
  • Particle board
  • MDF
  • Multi curve
  • Masonite

Rough-sawn lumber

  • Basswood
  • Soft maple
  • Red Oak
  • Cherry
  • Walnut
  • Ash
  • White pine
  • Hard maple

For materials purchasing policy, see the Buying Materials page for details.

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

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As part of the Fabrication Studio Renovations the Wood Shop will be relocated to the ED/ID Shop (MCA 517) until January 2020. View the Fabrication Studios Renovation Details for more information.

Please contact with any additional questions.

Please note that studio schedules are subject to change without notice. For the most up-to-date information, please check studio doors. - See more at:


Joel Moffet - On leave for summer 2019
416-977-6000, Ext. 313
Office: 107a