Academic Year 2023-24 Update
For Shop Hours, please visit E4 Wood Calendar
Please view the Calendar Above for Open Shop Hours
E4 Orientations concluded for the Fall
E4 Orientations have concluded for the semester to leave room for additional Open Task Time for Finals. If you would like, please fill out the Orientation Wait List to be notified of future orientations being offered.
NOTE TO FACULTY:
If you need to schedule a class demo, please do so by contacting Facilities Manager, Damien Vera at email@example.com.
We ask that you give us at least three weeks notice such that students can be made aware of altered open task time.
E4 Wood Shop Tier 2 Orientation
The Tier 2 Woodshop Orientation trains you to use the table saw, miter saw, and panel saw.
The Tier 1 Orientation is a prerequisite for the Tier 2 Orientation.
Before entering the shop for the physical portion of the Orientation, please be ready to show your Canvas portion grade to the Tech. At the end of the training, you will receive a sticker to show that you have completed this training. Orientations will start promptly on time. All late arrivals will be turned away and have to reschedule
- No open-toe shoes or heels are allowed.
- No loose clothing.
- All long hair must be tied back.
- All hanging accessories must be removed.
failure to adhere to the dress code will result in you being turned away
About the E4 Wood Shop
The E4 Wood Shop is equipped with sanders, drill presses, jointer, planer, table router, multi router, lathes and various saws. Students are responsible for understanding all safety protocols and policies of each facility regarding etiquette, approved material use, required safety equipment/PPE (personal protective equipment) and proper equipment use. The Wood Shop is staffed with technicians and student technical assistants during all open hours to provide instructional support.
Additional hand tools and accessories are available for loan through the E4 Tool Checkout. If you would like to purchase materials to use in the Wood Shop, such as Plywood or Trupan, please visit the E4 Material Resale Center.
- No open toe shoes or heels
- No loose clothing
- All long hair must be tied back
- All hanging accessories must be removed
Before purchasing any materials not on the E4 Wood Shop Approved Materials list, get an MSDS sheet for the material. The MSDS sheet contains important information about handling, storage, safety needs and disposal of the material. Check the manufacturer or producer’s website for the MSDS sheet for your material or ask at the register prior to purchase. The official MSDS website may also have the necessary MSDS sheet(s) for your material as well.
Any material not on our list must be approved by the E4 Facilities Manager before it may be used in the facilities. The E4 Wood Shop staff reserve the right to refuse service if your materials do not comply with the Making Center’s safety standards.
Featured Equipment and Tools
- Wood Working Hand Tools
- Drill Press
- Table Router
- Trim Router
- Plunge Router
- Table Saw
- Panel Saw
- Edge Sander
- Spindle Sander
- Disc Sander
- Benchtop Lathe
- Biscuit Joiner
- Domino Joiner
- Pnuematic Orbital Sander
Assistant Manager, N2 Woodshop
Facilities Manager, E4 Shops
Assistant Manager, Wood & Metal Shops
Technician, Wood & Metal
E4 Wood Shop Calendar
Required Dust Mask
Required Ear Protection
Required Eye Protection
Required Face Shield