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.
Check out the Machine Shop’s Blog Posts to view projects from this space.
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.
This zone contains the hand tools, laser cutter, and advanced 3D printers:
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.
This zone contains the power tools:
This zone requires the Power Tools training to gain access. Prerequisites: Green Zone training, sophomore standing and above.
This zone contains the precision machines:
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.