Textile Studio & Dye Lab


E4 Tool Checkout, E4 Material Store, E4 Open Work Space

E4 Wood Shop

Open to: all students who have taken the mandatory orientation
Parsons East Building, 25 E 13th St, 4th floor   •   Monday - Friday: 9AM- 8PM, Saturday - Sunday: 10AM - 6PM

Academic Year 2021-22 Update

Hours might be limited due to increased Orientation and Class sizes. Please refer to Calendar for Open Hours.

End Of Semester Update: E4 Shops Close for the Semester Friday, December 17th.

E4 Orientations will begin again in the beginning of the Spring 2022 semester.



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
  •  Jointer
  •  Planer
  •  Table Router
  •  Multi-Router
  •  Trim Router
  •  Plunge Router
  •  Table Saw
  •  Panel Saw
  •  Edge Sander
  •  Spindle Sander
  •  Disc Sander
  •  Bandsaw
  •  Lathe
  •  Benchtop Lathe
  •  Biscuit Joiner
  •  Domino Joiner
  •  Vacupress
  •  Pnuematic Orbital Sander


E4 Wood Shop Calendar

Safety Requirements

  • All students must wear a dust mask.

    Required Dust Mask

  • All students must wear ear protection.

    Required Ear Protection

  • All students must wear eye protection.

    Required Eye Protection

  • All students must wear face sheilds.

    Required Face Shield