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The Maker Lab


The Maker Lab is part of the Digital Media Research & Innovation Institute (DMRII) at OCAD University, which is funded by various research-related projects and capital funding.

The shop is intended to support broad based graduate and research work taking place at OCAD U.


Stationary: Drill press, band saw, slide compound mitre saw, scroll saw.

Portable: Drill, jig saw, circular saw, sanders, rotary tool, router, pneumatic brad nailer, soldering stations, various common hand tools.


Individuals wishing to gain access to the Maker Lab must complete required safety training. This training includes the online Maker Lab training course, as well is in-shop, in-person training. Before completing this course, please contact the Maker Lab Technician, Reza Safaei, to schedule a meeting.

Location and schedule

Room 7714, 7th floor, 205 Richmond St. W.

Maker Lab Hours of Operation:

Monday 9:00am - 6:00pm

Tuesday 9:00am - 7:00pm

Wednesday  9:00am - 7:00pm

Thursday 9:00am - 7:00pm

Friday 12:00pm - 7:00pm

Studio schedules are subject to change. Please check studio doors for any updates on schedule changes.


Reza Safaei
416-977-6000, Ext. 4618
Office: Room 7714, 7th floor, 205 Richmond St.