Room 114

The Machine Shop provides a collaborative space for fabrication.

This is the main hub of Bray Lab and where student & staff workers are located. Please visit if you have a question or need help.  


Hours: Monday to Friday 10am – 6pm

  • Must wear proper safety attire (see below)
    • Safety glasses are available at the Machine Shop entrance
  • Please sign in once per day on the tablet
    • If you do not have a Bray Lab User Profile, please use the tablet to create one or ask Bray Lab staff for help.

Drop-in to check out the space and discuss a project.


Take the Safety Quiz, and then sign up for a training to access a wide range of tools and equipment.

Check out the Machine Shop’s Blog Posts to view projects from this space.

Shop Safety

Please view our Shop Safety Rules page for more information about our guidelines and policies.

Required Safety Attire

Safety glasses and hair ties are available at the Machine Shop entrance. 


Green Zone

This zone contains the hand tools, laser cutter, and advanced 3D printers:

Dimension 3D Printer
Fortus 3D Printer
Hand Tools
Laser Cutter
Markforged 3D Printer

Training for the hand tools, laser cutter and Dimension 3D printer is required. The Fortus and Markforged 3D printer can be used through our Assisted Fabrication service. Select a machine below to learn more.


Green Zone

Yellow Zone

This zone contains the power tools:

Drill Press
Horizontal Band Saw
Jump Shear
Tapping Station
Vertical Band Saw

This zone requires the Power Tools training to gain access. Prerequisites: Green Zone training, sophomore standing and above.

Power Tools Zone

Yellow [Power Tools] Zone

Red Zone

This zone contains the precision machines:

Bridgeport Mill
CNC Lathe
Haas Mini Mill
Haas VF2 Mill

The Milling and Turning training is required to operate the Bridgeport Mill or Lathe. Prerequisites: Power Tools training.

Assisted Fabrication is available for making parts with the Haas Mini Mill.

The CNC Lathe and VF2 Mill are under repair.



Red [Precision Machine] Zone