Art Fabrication Space

Image of the Fabrication Space in Richards Hall

ALERT: Use of the Fabrication Space during the SPRING 2021 Semester will be by appointment only!
 
You may make a reservation at any time by clicking on the link: Fabrication Space Reservation Form


SPRING '21 SEMESTER HOURS:

Monday: 8 AM - 8 PM

Tuesday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Wednesday: 8 AM - 8 PM

Thursday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Friday: 8 AM - 5 PM

Saturday: CLOSED

Sunday: 1 - 4 PM

CONTACT INFORMATION:

Joseph Holmes
Art Fabrication Space Manager
Richards Hall 28A
jholmes15@unl.edu
402-472-2646

ABOUT THE SPACE:

The Art Fabrication Space provides tools and equipment to students which assist with almost every aspect of woodworking. The space is open to students currently enrolled in a School of Art, Art History & Design course. Only projects that are assignment-based or part of the class curriculum are allowed.
 
Before beginning to use the space, students must complete an orientation with the Fabrication Space Manager. While working in the space, the students must follow the Fabrication Space safety policies at all times. This includes but is not limited to, eye protection worn at all times, closed-toe shoes worn while in the space, dust masks when needed, and ear projection when needed.


MATERIALS:

The Fabrication Space carries a variety of materials available for purchase.

Materials can only be purchased with NCard when the Art Fabrication Space Manager is present.

Hardwood (Sold by the board foot):
Basswood: Maple: Mahogany: Poplar: Red Oak:
$7.50 $5.50 $11.00 $4.00 $7.00

Baltic Birch Plywood (5'x5' Sheets):
Thickness: Whole Sheet
approx. 60" x 60"
Half Sheet
approx. 30" x 60"
Quarter Sheet
approx. 30" x 30"
1/8” $18.00 $9.00 $4.50
1/4” $28.00 $14.00 $7.00
3/8” $37.00 $18.50 $9.25
1/2” $44.00 $22.00 $11.00
5/8” $54.00 $27.00 $13.50
3/4” $64.00 $32.00 $16.00

Poplar (1x2"):
Length: Cost:
11 Ft. $10.50
12 Ft. $11.00
13 Ft. $11.50
14 Ft. $12.00

Canvas (12oz. Cotton Duck):
Length: Price:
1 Yard $8.50 Canvas is sold by the yard and may be purchased starting at a minimum of 1 yard length and each additional 1/2 yard after that. The width of the canvas roll is 72 inches.

Maple:
Length: Thickness: Cost:
14 Ft. 1 1/2" $18
8 Ft. 3" $20

EQUIPMENT AVAILABLE:

  • SawStop 5hp professional cabinet table saw with 52” table extension
  • 20” Agazzani band saw with carbide resaw blade
  • 18” Rockwell band saw
  • 14” Laguna band saw
  • Festool Kapex miter saw with Beisemeyer 8’ extension wings
  • OMGA miter saw with 4’ Beisemeyer extension wings
  • Dewalt 12” sliding miter saw
  • SSC Panel saw fitted with a Milwaukee Pro circular saw
  • Dewalt variable speed scroll saw
  • Bridgewood 12” jointer with a Shelix Helical Head
  • Powermatic 6” jointer
  • 20” Grizzly thickness planer with a Shelix Helical Head
  • General 24” double drum sander
  • 2- Powermatic combination 4” belt and 12” disc sanders
  • General 6”x 108” edge belt sander
  • Grizzly spindle sander
  • Powermatic 3520B variable speed lathe
  • Grizzly router table with Porter Cable 3HP router
  • General drill press
  • Laguna Smartshop II CNC with automatic tool change and dedicated dust collection
  • 5 custom heavy duty work tables with 10” quick release woodworking vises
  • 2 custom framing tables with Stanley 100 framing vises
  • 4’ x 8’ Denray Machine down draft sanding table
  • Fein Turbo 2 dust extractor
  • 8 compressed air hook up stations
  • Torit Dust collection system
  • Image of the Fabrication Space in Richards Hall
  • Image of the Fabrication Space in Richards Hall
  • Image of the Fabrication Space in Richards Hall
  • Image of the Fabrication Space in Richards Hall
  • Image of the Fabrication Space in Richards Hall
  • Image of the Fabrication Space in Richards Hall