3D & Extended Media Labs

Located within the Art Building are large, equipped wood and metal shops, a ceramic shell facility and a metal casting foundry. There is also a wax working/mold making studio and a lecture room with A/V equipment.

Below is a list of the equipment within the Art Building, Graduate Studio shops, and Esquire Building ceramic studios available to students and faculty.

3D & Extended Media Labs

Woodshop

  • 22″ helical planer
  • 8″ helical jointer
  • 16.5″ lathe
  • 10″ SawStop left tilt table saw
  • 12″ compound miter saw
  • 14″ and 16″ band saws
  • Scroll saw
  • Drill press
  • Oscillating spindle sander
  • 1″ band sander
  • 6″x48″ belt sander with 12″ disc
  • 30″ disc sander
  • Wide variety of clamps, hand, air and electric power tools
  • High Volume Compressed Air
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Metalshop

  • 4’x8′ Lincoln 4800 CNC Plasma Cutter
  • Metal lathe
  • Milling machine
  • Drill press
  • 12″ disc sander
  • Bench grinder
  • 1″ band sander
  • Large band saw
  • 16 gauge x 50″ hand roller
  • 55 ton punch
  • 24″ plate and angle shear
  • 30 ton press
  • 3/4″ plate plasma cutter
  • Forge
  • Tig, Mig, Spot and Oxy/Acetylene welding capabilities
  • Various hand, air and electric power tools
  • High Volume Compressed Air

Foundry

  • Ceramic shell room
  • Melt Furnace
  • Dewaxing kiln
  • 4’x4′ Sandblasting Cabinet
  • High Volume Compressed Air
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Ceramics Studio

  • Slab Roller
  • Wedging Tables
  • Electric Pottery Wheels
  • Clay Mixer
  • Plaster Room for Mold Making and Slip-Casting
  • Glaze Area
  • Glaze Spray-Booth
  • Exterior Kiln Area
  • (6) Electric Kilns (from 1.4 to 10 cubic feet) with Digital Temperature Controls
  • Two Geil Gas Downdraft Kilns (30 and 24 cubic feet)
  • 80cf Gas Car Kiln
  • Ceramics Decal Printer
  • Ceramic 3D Printer

3D Printer Lab

  • (6) Large 400mm 3D Printers
  • (2) Shapeoko Benchtop CNC Router
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Open Work and Critique Space

  • Overhead Grid Light System
  • Tracking Lighting
  • 10″ Pendulum Speaker
  • Projectors

Wax & Plaster Room

  • 6 Gallon Professional Wax Pot
  • 400lb Plaster Bin
  • Various Wax Working Tools
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Classroom

  • (6) overhead cord reals
  • Variety of clamps, hand, and electric power tools
  • High Volume Compressed Air
  • 65″ Monitor

Graduate Resources and Facilities

The Visual Arts Graduate Research Laboratory has spacious and well-equipped project studio spaces for wood and metal fabrication, ample common space for developing large-scale pieces, and individual studios.

Joseph B. Heller Wood Fabrication Studio

  • 14″ Band Saw
  • 24″ Band Saw
  • 12″ Compound Miter Saw
  • 10″ SawStop Table Saw
  • 48″ Wood Lathe
  • 8″ Jointer
  • 1″ Band Sander
  • 12″ Disc Sander
  • Drill Press
  • Various Hand and Power Tools
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Joseph B. Heller Graduate Metal Shop

  • Miller 300 Tig Welder
  • Miller 210 Mig Welder
  • Miller 140 Mig Welder
  • Lincoln Hand Plasma Cutter
  • Lincoln Fume Extractors
  • Bridgeport Milling Machine
  • 12″ Disk Grinder
  • Metal Lathe
  • Standing Drill Press
  • 36″ Belt Grinder
  • Ellis Horizontal Band Saw
  • Milwaukee Chop Saw
  • 48″ Finger Brake
  • 16 Gauge x 50″ Slip Roller
  • Various Hand and Power Tools

Extended Media Resources

Equipment Checkout

  • Full Frame Mirrorless Cameras
  • Full Frame DSLR Cameras
  • APS-C DSLR Cameras
  • Lighting Kits
  • Audio Recording Kits
  • Fluid Drag Head Tripod
  • Rear and Front Screen Projectors

Equipment Checkout is located in the basement of the Tornabene Theatre room 28 (The Cage)
Available to currently enroll School of Art students.

There are several OSCR facilities that support student and faculty multimedia coursework with specialized software, equipment, and technical advice, including a CFA multi-media lab with 30 Mac stations.

The Digital Print Studio is also available to 3DXM students in room 12 of the School of Art.

Staff

Eric Norman

Eric Norman

3DXM Technician

Visit the 3D & Extended Media Academic Programs page for course information.

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