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Model Workshop

The model workshop provides a safe, well-equipped environment in which students and faculty can explore three-dimensional construction using a wide variety of materials. The supervisors (as well as experienced students) provide assistance with the processes of fabrication and assembly, use and respect for hand and machine tools, together with appropriate safety procedures. The model workshop can be accessed from the lower level of the Daniels faculty building. 

Hours

Monday, 10:00am - 10:00pm
Tuesday - Wednesday, 10:00am - 6:00pm
Thursday - Friday, 10:00am - 4:00pm

Weekend Hours until December 15th (end of Fall term)

Saturday, 12:00pm  - 6:00pm
Sunday, 12:00pm - 6:00pm

Please check back for additional hours.

Using the Model Workshop

Students will be introduced to the model workshop in class during their first term of study. They will be taught the general rules, layout, and what equipment and materials are available. 

The workshop assembly room is open 24/7 during the term for assembling models and using small hand tools.  To use any of the main workshop tools a workshop training session must be completed. Please check back for future training hours.

Tools

The model workshop is equipped with a large variety of tools that are available for student use. Many of the tools are permanent fixtures in the workshop, but may change without notice.

Materials

Materials can be purchased in the model workshop. A list of available materials and their costs can be found at the Workshop.

Resources

A variety of resources and information are avaible in the shop. Below is a list of local material and tool suppliers.  The shop office also has a resource library featuring books on woodworking, model making, and design.  

Contact

For more information email:
facilities@daniels.utoronto.ca