Jewelry + Metalsmithing

Workspaces + Tools

  • Facilities + Shared Equipment

     

    All undergraduate and graduate students are provided with their own 30 x 60" workbenches with torch, ventilation and storage. Each class year has its own room with sink, pickle, rolling mill and tool cabinet.

    Computer Equipment + Software

    • Four PC workstations with ArtCAM Jewelsmith software, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, Microsoft Office and internet access
    • Dedicated internet/supply ordering computer
    • Flatbed scanner
    • Bulk slide scanner
    • CAD/CAM
    • CNC milling machines
    • CNC rotary attachment tables
    • 3D probe scanner
    • Use of PC lab with 14 seats and digital projector

    Casting Equipment

    • Burnout kiln
    • Auto centrifuge
    • Wax injector
    • Mold vulcanizers
    • Bell jar vacuum table
    • Alloying electromelts
    • Ingot molds
    • Oxygen/acetylene casting torch

    Lapidary Equipment

    • Lap saw
    • Lap drum sanders
    • Grinding wheel
    • Faceting machine
    • Diamond drill

    Enameling Room + Equipment

    • Enameling kilns (16x16x11", 6x6x6", 4x4x5")
    • Broad array of types and colors of enamel

    Forging Room + Equipment

    • 200+ stakes, various sizes
    • 100+ hammers, various shapes and sizes
    • Annealing torches
    • Stump-mounted vices
    • Anvils
    • Jump shear
    • Beverly shear

    Electroforming Equipment

    • Copper electroforming tanks with digital rectifiers
    • Spray booth for conductive paint

    Machine Room

    • Band saws
    • Drill presses
    • 12" Disk sander
    • Spindle sander
    • Belt sander
    • Slip roller
    • 12" Finger brake
    • Engine lathe
    • Mini lathe
    • Electric rolling mill
    • Polishing machines
    • Bench grinder
    • Pneumatic grinding tools
    • Sand blaster

    Additional Facilities

    • Dedicated room for elective classes
    • Dedicated pitch booth and torch
    • Hall display cases
    • Slide archives
    • Draw horse
    • Fusion welder
    • Magnetic finishing machine
    • Vibratory tumbler
    • Ultrasonic cleaner
    • Photo lights
    • Hydraulic press
    • Light table
    • Mini torches