The W. L. Hall Workshop provides College of Design students a safe and collaborative environment for the development of material literacy and process knowledge. The Workshop provides a full complement of power and hand tools for the manipulation of wood, metals, plastics and composites.. Workshop staff provide user assistance, training and supervision while offering users an extensive knowledge of materials, tools, processes and safety. Instructors of courses which will utilize the Workshop are encouraged to contact Workshop staff to arrange for an introduction to Workshop capabilities and procedures. Unsafe use of Workshop facilities or equipment may result in revocation of access to the facility.
The Workshop stocks a small supply of frequently used materials for sale to shop users. This stock includes: Acrylic sheet, PETG plastic sheet, MDF, Homasote, chipboard, basswood sheets and sticks, thin plywood, dowels, abrasives and adhesives.