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Givens Wood & Metal Shop

Two people working at opposite ends of a shop space featuring woodworking and welding tools.

The Givens Hall Wood & Metal Shop has tools and resources to support a wide range of projects. The front portion of the space supports basic, intermediate, and advanced woodworking, as well as model making. The rear portion of the space supports welding, fabrication, and work with sheet metal. And adjoining space (Givens 004) supports work with plastics.

Wood Shop Equipment

Basic woodwork: Band saw, miter saw, drill press, disc/belt sander, table saw, panel saw, spindle sander

Intermediate woodwork: Scroll saw, mortising machine, router table

Advanced woodwork: Jointer, planer

Metal Shop Equipment

Welding: MIG, TIG, Stick, Spot, Oxyacetylene

Sheet metal: Kick shear, magnetic brake

Fabrication: Hossfeld bender, bench grinder, disc sander, drill press, vertical band saw, horizontal band saw, abrasive cut-off saw, plasma cutter

Givens 004 Equipment

Shark Small CNC mill

Plastics - Platen oven (bed size)


Training is required before the use of these spaces. Classes scheduled in these spaces are automatically enrolled in training. For information about individualized training, contact Gregory Cuddihee at