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WoodShop


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WoodShop


The woodshop is the VCUQ’s home for woodwork, Stretchers, Shelves, models, cutting, sanding, screws, bolts, glue and sandpaper. It is loud, noisy and dusty. But with a little practice can be a great place to work. If you havnt used the woodshop before, you will need to take part in a Safety Authorization for a class project. once complete you are free to access our woodshop whenever you need. Please checkin first with the technician, they can help you get started with your project, and instruct you on the use of the tools.

Saftey

Proper attire, closed toed footwear, Safety Gear and are required for the woodshop.

CONTACT

Our Woodshop technician is ready for your questions about Class bookings, Authorizations, and Technical Questions

ACCESS

The Woodshop is available for walk in access for 10 People at one time. Authorizations are required for use of all tools in woodshop, but the scrap bins are available to all

HOURS

SUN - THURS 10am - 4:45
Tools off and Cleanup @ 4:30

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HAND TOOLS


Come down to use these great manual tools for cutting, finishing and model making.

HAND TOOLS


Come down to use these great manual tools for cutting, finishing and model making.

Hand Tools for Checkout

LITHIUM ion Cordless Power TOOLS for Checkout

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Oribital Sander

A sander is a power tool used to smooth surfaces by abrasion with sandpaper. When you Check out a sander, remember to get some sanding pads of the right grit size. Learn more about selecting sandpaper here

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 Power Drill

A drill can be used for boring holes on various materials to create a hole or to fasten various materials together. When you check out a drill, make sure to also grab a Driver bit, Screw, or any drill bits you need. 

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Jigsaw

Jigsaws can be used to cut complex shapes into flat materials like Plywood and MDF. A jigsaw can get to hard to reach places that are inaccessible with a bandsaw. Its blade can be threaded into a drilled whole to cut interior shapes 

 

Install Kit 

10 install Kits are available for checkout by students and faculty. Students and faculty are are responsible for ensuring thatkits are returned intact. Any missing tools will need to be replaced by the FabLab at the Borrowers expence

  • 1 - CANVAS TOOL BAG, Maroon and Tan 
  • 1 - CORDLESS DRILL WITH DRIVER KIT AND BATTERY, Milwaukee red M12 
  • 5 - POWER BIT FOR DRILL, #2 Philips 1/4" Shank size 
  • 1 - 3M SAFETY GLASSES, Clear 
  • 1 - LEVEL 30 CM, Protech orange 
  • 1 PAIR - GLOVES, White Nylon 
  • 1 - DIAGONAL CUTTING PLIERS, Blackhawk red
  • 1 - LONG NOSE PLIER, Chanellock 8" blue
  • 1 - UTILITY KNIFE, Stanley 10-299 grey with fixed blade
  • 1 - WALL SCRAPER, Bulldozer 2" wooden handle 
  • 1 - TAPE RULE, Stanley 3m powerlock
  • 1 - KEY SET,  Eklind black with 7 pieces
  • 2 - SPRING CLAMPS, Westward 2" cold rolled steel 
  • 1 - MASKING TAPE, Scotch blue
     

SHOP CAB and FaB Cab

The Red And Black Cabinets in the woodshop and FabLab is stocked with Consumables and hand tools that are free to take/ Borrow. These include:

  • Philips heads screws
    • .75 in
    • 1 in
    • 1.5 in
    • 2 in
  • #2 Driver bits
  • Nails and Staples for our Brad Nailers 
  • Sand Paper of various Grits
  • Small Drill bits, Counter Sinks
  • Pencils