Get projects done

Unleash your creativity indoors and bring your projects to life in style. The specially equipped Paint and Finishing Shop provides ample tables and a well-ventilated paint booth.

Operating hours

The paint and finishing shop is open 9 a.m to 8 p.m. by reservation only. Makerspaces are closed on university holidays. Hours are subject to change.

Not sure where to start?

Try a free Craft Resin 101 workshop 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’re free to utilize the shop for your personal projects, class assignments, prototyping, and more. Your creative journey begins!

Makerspace Reservation: Paint and Finishing Shop

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

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