Makerspace Hours

Makerspaces are closed for an afternoon meal break. Hours are subject to change.

Try your hand at something new

The Boeing Advanced Fabrication and Assembly Metal and Wood Shop offers an array of tools and resources to unleash your creativity and explore the world of fabrication. Bring your ideas to life with expert supervision and safety precautions in place. The shop is open to all students, faculty, and staff at any skill level.

Equipment  and machines

  • (2) Baileigh Vertical Band Saws
  • (2) Baileigh Drill Presses
  • Bosch Compound Miter Saw
  • SawStop Table Saw
  • Hegner Scroll Saw
  • Baileigh Edge Sander
  • Baileigh Oscillating Spindle Sander
  • Baileigh Jointer
  • Baileigh Planer
  • Baileigh Shaper
  • Baileigh Drum Sander
  • Baileigh Lathe

  • (2) Baileigh Drill Presses
  • Baileigh Finger Press Brake
  • Baileigh Hydraulic Press
  • Baileigh Magnetic Sheet Metal Brake
  • Baileigh Sheet Metal Notcher
  • Baileigh Throatless Shear
  • Baileigh Universal Bender
  • Baileigh Hydraulic Sheet Metal Shear
  • Baileigh Iron Worker
  • Baileigh Cold Cut Saw
  • Baileigh Horizontal Band Saw
  • DAKE Vertical Band Saw
  • (2) Clausing 21” Manual Lathe
  • (2) Kent CNC Mill
  • HAAS CNC Lathe

  • (2) Miller MIG/TIG Combo Welding
  • Spot Welder
  • Baileigh Disc Sander
  • Dayton Pedestal Grinder

Not sure where to start?

Try a free Makerspace workshop — Metalworking 101, Woodworking 101, and Wood Lathe 101 — to get hands-on experience with the equipment.

Request shop time

Complete online training

Fill out the form below to specify your project or training request. Upon submission, you’ll receive a Canvas invitation for mandatory EHS safety training that must be finished before accessing the space.

Hands-on training

Once you’ve completed the online training, schedule hands-on training with the shop supervisor. Send an email to Attend the in-person training session at the shop, where you’ll learn how to use the equipment.

Start creating

After finishing the in-person training, you will be issued a badge and you’re free to utilize the shop for your personal projects, class assignments, prototyping, and more. Your creative journey begins!

Submissions must be made at least 48 hours prior to requested reservation time.

Makerspace Reservation: Metal and Wood Shop 2023

  • Must use an Iowa State University ( address.
  • Please list some dates and times you are available for hands-on training. Shop supervisors will review these times and get back to you with availability. (You can provide specific dates and times in the text box below)
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Metal and Wood Shop Staff

Our supervisors are here to support you and your ideas. Reach out with questions about the equipment, possibilities, and logistics of this Makerspace.

Jacob Cantu,

Shop Manager

Corey Church,

Shop Supervisor

Steve Eaton,

Shop Supervisor

Brendan Zimmermann,

Shop Manager

Jonak Bhagawati,

Student Employee

Alina Cielak,

Student Employee

Ivan Daiber,

Student Employee

Jackson Hull,

Student Employee

Breck Rea,

Student Employee

Karanvir Singh,

Student Employee

Alexander Vincent,

Student Employee