Wood Shop

Saw Stop 10” table saw (2)
Powermatic 20″ bandsaw (2)
Powermatic 14” bandsaw
SSE 8″ panel saw
Jet sliding compound miter saw
Dewalt scroll saw
Dewalt 2 Speed portable thickness planer
16″ Powermatic planer
Powermatic 8″ jointer
Powermatic 15″ standing drill press
Powermatic wood lathe
Jet 12″ disc sander (2)
Performax 22-44 drum sander
Router table
ShopBot CNC router

Need help in the wood shop or your studio?
Request an appointment!

Computer Lab

Dell Precision T1500 Workstations running Windows 7 (16)
MacPro Workstations w/ Quad Core Processors (5)
HP EliteBook laptop for 3D scanning (1)
Dimension SST 3-Dimensional printer (1)
Creaform REVscan handheld 3D laser scanner (1)
NextEngine desktop 3D laser Scanner (1)
Minolta Vivid 900 3D laser scanner (1)
Lacie Blu-Ray Burner (1)
Epson flatbed scanner (1)
Nikon Super Scan 5000ED 35mm slide scanner (1)
Epson Color Stylus 4800 large format printer (1)
HP laser jet 4300n b & w printer (1)
ViewSonic PJ1172 High Definition Projector (1)
Smart cart: MacBook and Dell LCD projector (1)
Software: Adobe Creative Suite, Final Cut Pro, Rhino 3D, Geomagic Studio, Google SketchUp Pro, Partworks, Microsoft Office

Elsewhere in the School of the Arts and University, equipment such as AVID video editing systems, large format 44” archival digital printers, a Mimaki printer that prints on textiles, Digital SLRs, 3CCD mini DV Camcorders and High Definition video editing stations are available.



InductoTherm 175-30R Induction Furnace, Lift Swing Furnace w/2 100# crucibles
Complete ceramic shell system including 2′ x 2′ x 5′ aerated stucco bins and 5′ x 5′ cylindrical bell-type dewaxing furnace
Swift-Mul 125 sand muller
5′ x 6′ x 5′ I.D. gas burnout kiln
10′ x 5′ x 5′ sand pit
Waage melting pot

Already Passed the Foundry Class,
and Need to Pour More Molten Metal?
Make a Request to be Included In a Pour!

Sewing Room

Bernina Industrial 950 sewing machine
Brother 6000i
Brother LS-1217

Request a Sewing Room Reservation!

Metal Fabrication Shop

DoAll 26″ metal cutting band saw
Bailiegh horizontal band saw
Dewalt Portable 12″ chop saw
Tennsmith 5′ squaring shear
Powermatic variable speed standing drill press
Powermatic 20” variable speed drill press
Millermatic 252X MIG welder (2)
Miller Sincro-Wave 250 TIG welder
Spot welder, water cooled
Hobart TR 250 AC/DC stick welder
Oxy/acet manifold system (5 stations)
Pak Master 75XL plasma cutting torch
Torchmate 4 x 4 CNC Plasma Cutter
Comaq ring roller
Tennsmith 48″ power roller
Tennsmith 24″ manual roller
Hosfeld Bender size #2
NC Tool 5 burner Gas Forge
Swage block, anvils, etc.
USA 960 Pro Blaster Abrasive Blasting Cabinet
Sullair ES8 air compressor
Manley hydraulic press
Bridgeport mill
Kerry 11″ swing lathe
Yale 2000 lb. capacity forklift w/ 20′ reach
12′ x 10′ x 10′ A-frame w/ 1 1/2 ton Yale chain
Scotchman Ironworker
Skutt LT-3K Kiln

Already Qualified to Use the Kiln?
Request to Fire Your Project!

Need help in the metal shop or your studio?
Request an appointment!

Richmond Area Resources

Click here for link to list of suppliers in and around Richmond.

Safety Information

Click here to view the Virginia Commonwealth University Art Safety Guide.


Digital Equipment

Canon MINI DV Digital Camcorder (8)
Canon EOS Rebel T1i still and video camera (2)
Canon HG10 High Definition camcorder (2)
Canon GL2 3CCD mini DV camcorder (1)
Canon MINI DV Digital Camcorder (8)
Canon A620 7.1 Mega pixel Digital Camera (1)
Sony CD MAVCIA Digital Camera (1)
Zoom H4n Field Recorder (1)
Samsung 22 inch LCD HD TV (1)
MacBook Laptop (1)
Vivitek 1080p HD Projector (1)
Dell 3300MP Digital Projector (1)
Benq MP511 Digital Projector (2)
Optoma Pico Projector (3)
Epson EMP-S4 LCD Digital Projector (1)
Sanyo PRO Digital Projector (1)
Sony CPJ 200 Data projectors (3)
Sony CPJ 300 Data projectors (1)
Sony MINI DV Deck video recorder (1)
Western Digital Media Player (1)
Phillips DVD player (2)
Colby DVD player (2)
Sony DVD player (1)
RCA VCR/DVD player (2)
Panasonic VHS/SVHS editing system (1)
Sony RCA to Digital Video capture station (1)
David and Sanford Tripod (1)
Smith-Victor Video Tripod (1)
Smith-Victor Tungsten Lights and Stands (3)