Studios and Facilities

  • Metals Studios

    Experience forging, jewelry-making, enameling and blacksmithing
    Our 2,000-square-foot Metals Studios space provides access to an extensive variety of metal working tools, enabling our students to fully explore metal craft in our courses. Our 2 metals studios include studio space and workbenches for 12 students, a glass-enameling studio, a flexshaft/polishing room, and a tool room with the following equipment:

    Forming and Fabrication 
    • 6 soldering stations
    • 3 acetylene torches
    • 2 Hoke Torches
    • 4 natural gas/air torches
    • Large selection of hammers and stakes
    • Raising bench
    • 20-ton hydraulic press

    Casting

    • Programmable burnout kiln
    • Centrifugal casting machine
    • Vacuum casting machine
    • Oxy/acetylene torch
    • Vulcanizer
    • Air-pressure wax injector
    • Wax lathe

    Enameling

    • 4 enameling kilns
    • Large selection of enamel colors
    • Large work tables

    Blacksmithing/Bladesmithing

    • Natural gas forge
    • 3 anvils
    • Assortment of hammers and hand tools

    Additional Equipment

    • Diamond saw and lapidary equipment
    • Wide assortment of hand tools
    • 4 flexible shafts
    • Buffing/polishing lathe
    • 2 drill presses
    • 3 belt sanders
    • Jump shear
    • 2 tumblers
    • Ultrasonic cleaner
    • Handmade draw bench
    • Rolling mill
    • Band-saw
    • Engraver