Sharp Instructional Shops

The Sharp Instructional Shops support the Contemporary Practices Department with a variety of hand and floor-mounted power tools and an on-staff manager to provide advice and training.

Students can also check out a wide range of tools reserved exclusively for Contemporary Practices students, including woodworking tools,  mold-making equipment and supplies, and sewing machines.

Tool Highlights

  • Table saw
  • Miter saw
  • Band saws
  • Drill presses
  • Belt and disc sanders
  • Spindle sandlers
  • Jointer
  • Planer
  • Routers
  • Lathe
  • Mortise machine
  • Scroll saws
  • Various hand tools
  • Sewing machines


Digital Lab Tools

  • 3D printers
  • Digital embroidery
  • Plotter cutter
  • X-carve for CNC drawing
  • Arduino
  • Makey Makey
  • Little Bits



  • Woodshop Authorization (includes band saw, sanders, drill press, miter saw & table saw)
  • Plaster
  • Sewing
  • 3D printing
  • Digital embroidery
  • Plotter cutter
  • X-Carve drawing



Sharp Instructional Shops design workshops to fit class needs. Ask your Instructors or Shop Staff about specialized workshops.

Student Resources

Sharp Instructional Shops Canvas