Fabrication Labs

Eskenazi School Fabrication Labs

The Eskenazi School Fabrication Labs provide the tools, equipment, and expertise to facilitate student and faculty production in all areas of the Eskenazi School of Art, Architecture + Design.

The cultivation of technical skill and the ability to create well-crafted objects and images is empowering. The Fabrication Labs are an inclusive and dynamic environment in which people of all cultures and identities are celebrated and supported in the pursuit of their craft.

Our Facilities

Fine Arts Building Room 141
1201 E. 7th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405

Mad Lab I Hours:
Mon.–Fri., 9am–5pm

Wood and Metal Shops
822 E. 12th Street, Bloomington, IN 47405

Mad Lab II
CNC Fabrication Services hours:

Tues., 12–5pm
Wed., 12–5pm
Thur., 1–5pm

Kirkwood Hall Room 014
Kirkwood Hall, Bloomington, IN 47405

Mad Lab III Hours:
Mon., 9am–12:30pm
Tue., 1–4pm
Wed., Closed
Fri., 11am–4pm

(Due to ML III's small size, this lab is only available to trained and authorized Faculty and Graduate Students. This lab will not be staffed and can only be occupied by one individual at a time. Stay tuned for upcoming training sessions.)


Metal Shop

  • Millermatic® 252 MIG welder (2)
  • Millermatic® 250 MIG welder
  • Lincoln TIG 200 Square Wave® TIG welder
  • Oxy-Acetylene torch (2)
  • Miller® Spectrum 375 plasma cutter (2)
  • Dewalt® abrasive chop saw
  • Jet® horizontal band saw
  • Hossfeld™ metal bender
  • Jet® step shear
  • METALpro® Ironworker 4000
  • Box and pan sheet metal bending brake
  • Slip roll metal bender
  • Drill press
  • Bench grinder (2)
  • Angle grinders
  • Die grinders
  • Sandblasting cabinet
  • Misc. hand tools

Wood Shop

  • SawStop® industrial cabinet saws (2)
  • Dewalt® sliding compound miter saw
  • Band saws (2)
  • Dewalt® scroll saw
  • Vertical panel saw
  • Hammer® A3 41 combination jointer-planer
  • Jet® oscillating edge sander
  • Jet® oscillating spindle sander
  • Kreg® router table
  • Drill press
  • Makita® track saw
  • Festool® Domino joiner
  • Festool® random orbit sanders
  • Hand Drills
  • Jig saws
  • Routers
  • Misc. hand tools

Wood Shop

  • Felder K500S sliding table panel saw
  • Hammer A3-26 planer/joiner
  • Hammer N4400 bandsaw
  • Festool Kapex miter saw
  • Jet combination disc/belt sander
  • Jet oscillating spindle sander
  • Jet edge sander
  • Various Festool hand-held power tools
  • Various Proxon model-making tools
  • Various hand tools

Digital Fabrication

  • ShopSabre Pro408 3 axis CNC router with vacuum hold down and 10 position tool changer
  • Trotec Speedy 360 laser engraver
  • Trotec Speedy 100 laser engraver
  • Formlabs Form2 SLA 3D printer (2)
  • Ultimaker 3 FDM 3D printer (4)
  • Graphtec CE-6000-120 48" vinyl cutter/plotter

Bloomington Shop
Gabriel Mo

Columbus Shop

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