Academic Year 2021-22 Update
E4 Facilities will be open for the Fall 2021 Semester. Hours might be limited due to increased Orientation and Class sizes. Please refer to Calendar for Open Hours
E4 Wood Shop Tier 2 Orientation
The Tier 2 Woodshop Orientation trains you to use a 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 Metal 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.
- No open-toe shoes or heels are allowed.
- No loose clothing.
- All long hair must be tied back.
- All hanging accessories must be removed.
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
E4 Wood Shop Calendar
Required Dust Mask
Required Ear Protection
Required Eye Protection
Required Face Shield