Art Department Resources

Woodshop Access

The Woodshop is a woodworking facility for the use of the Department of Art students and faculty only. The shop is located in room 103, Todd Hall. It is comprised of a1,200 square foot wood shop, a 250 square foot storage area and a 140 square foot shop manager office. Woodshop hours of operation are from 8-4:30. Supervised woodshop hours are from 1- 4:30. Mr. Rick Rishaw is the woodshop manager.

Tools in the shop include one radial arm saw, three miter saws, one SawStop brand table saw, two band saws - one 14 inch and one 20 inch, one jig & scroll saw, two drill presses, a router table, a disc and belt sander, an oscillating spindle sander, a motorized panel saw, as well as hand-held tools like hammers, chisels, sanders, etc.

Safety is a priority. Goggles, earplugs and dust masks are recommended, as well as a certain mode of attire: no long sleeves, neckties or dangly necklaces, gloves, open-toed shoes, and long hair must be bound up. No one may operate the equipment without proper instruction and supervision. Instructors and supervisors include department faculty, Mr. Rishaw and, if available, a qualified student worker.