Sculpture Facilities and Equipment



4,000 square foot facility divided into three areas

Large scale foundry for metal pours (1434 square feet)

  • Induction furnace with lift swing system for bronze and tilt box furnace for steel and iron
  • Combustion furnace for bronze and aluminum
  • Three research Cupolas
  • Large drop bottom burnout kiln for ceramic shell mould processing
  • Ceramic shell, plaster investment, green sand and bonded sand equipment and tools
  • Steam out mould processing
  • Large capacity high pressure sand blast cabinet
  • Full safety equipment for all operations
  • Oxy-acetylene and TIG welding equipment
  • Vented patination area
  • Vented wax working area
  • Two electric kilns for glass fusing
  • Plasma Cutter

Wood working facilities (1200 square feet)

  • StopSaw cabinet table saw, left tilting motor
  • Delta table saw, right tilting motor
  • Three 14” throat band saws
  • One Rikon 19” throat band saw
  • Wood and metal variable speed drill press
  • Delta 40” bed machine wood lathe
  • Router table
  • Panel saw
  • Powermatic 8” jointer
  • Powermatic 15” planer
  • Four machine sanders: disc; horizontal and vertical belt; spindle
  • DeWalt sliding compound miter saw
  • Wood finishing supplies and equipment
  • Blade sharpening station and equipment
  • Wood bending equipment including steam tube
  • Reserve of green and seasoned lumber supply
  • Wood vises and wood working table
  • Well stocked tool crib: power & manual hand tools:
    • Carving: gouges, chisels, adzes, axes, hatchet
    • Wood veneer working tools
    • Plaster working tools
    • Saws, hammers, general manual tools
    • Chainsaws, gas and electric
    • Wide range clamping equipment
    • Measuring and marking equipment
    • Worm drive and direct drive circular saws
    • Wood turning equipment
    • Six DeWalt cordless drills
    • Hammer Drills
    • Stone Carving and finishing tools
    • Electric hand planer, biscuit jointer

Full metalshop

  • Oxy-acetylene and TIG welding equipment

Area amenities

  • Truck bed grade loading dock accessibility
  • 10 foot garage door, ground level loading area
  • Eye-wash and First Aide station
  • Compressed air and water facilities
  • In class video monitor and projection screen lecture facilities

Plaster room

  • Blunger
  • Slipomatic casting slip mixer

2,000 square foot outdoor seasonal workspace

Advanced student studios

Graduate student studios


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