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Fabrication Studio: Metal Shop

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The Metal Shop (temporarily located with Foundry metals in Level 1 of the George Reid Wing, 100 McCaul St.) provides students with the facilities and equipment required to carry out the processes involved in metal fabrication, including:

  • Hot and cold bending
  • Sand blasting
  • Welding (tig, mig, stick, spot, oxy/acetylene)
  • Tube bending
  • Surface finishing
  • Cutting (abrasive saw, cold saw, band saw, plasma cutter, oxy/acetylene)
  • Machining
  • Drilling


The following materials are readily available for students to purchase:

  • Plate steel
  • Sheet steel (aluminum, stainless steel, copper, brass, galvanized steel, tin plated)
  • Perforated sheet steel in various patterns
  • Angle iron
  • 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)
  • Rectangular tube

See the Buying Materials page for purchasing details.

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As part of the Fabrication Studios Renovation the Metal Shop will be relocated to the OCAD U Foundry (MCA 152) until January 2020. View the Fabrication Studios Renovation Details for more information.

Please contact with any additional questions.


Josh Avery
416-977-6000, Ext. 272
Office: MCA 153