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Shoemaking Studio

Open to: all students enrolled in the prerequisite class
University Center, 63 Fifth Ave, 5th floor   •  

Academic Year 2023-24 Update

The Shoe Lab is open to students enrolled in shoe making courses during class time and faculty monitored open hours.


Open Task Time Spring 2024:

Monday & Tuesday – 12pm to 3:30pm

Wednesday – 3pm to 6pm

Thursday – 12pm to 6pm

Friday – 12pm to 4pm

Friday – 3pm to 6pm

*mandatory orientation required 


Please refer to the CLASSROOM SCHEDULE document for available rooms and class times

About the Shoemaking Studio

Open only to students enrolled in shoe making courses

The Shoemaking Studio is located in room 517 of the University Center.

Machines currently available include*:

  • Butcher-block worktables w/ cutting mats
  • Lasting posts
  • 2 plain stitch industrial sewing machines (for shoe work only)
  • 2 post machines (for shoe work only)
  • 3-in-1-Cutter & Press

Additional machines available during class time include:

  • Edge Skiver
  • Heel press
  • Supreme 220 Sander
  • 3 Fume Extractor Hoods (for glue application and curing)

*Students and faculty members are also able to use alternative locations and equipment listed below to complete any ongoing projects:

Additional post machines: U518 Sewing Specialty Room, U429/430 Open Studio
-Additional Ironing Station: U518 Sewing Specialty Room, U429/430 Open Studio

-Additional Shoe Lasting Posts and Butcher Block tables: U511 (available when classes are not being held in the listed spaces )

-Edge Skiver: Available in U518 when accompanied by a faculty or after completing the required orientation.
Sander: Sanders available a N2 Wood Shop, FOR LEATHER AND WOOD ONLY, no shoe adhesives, or material with adhesives on it, is allowed.



Shoemaking Studio Calendar