Foundation Shop

  • About

    Overview

    The Foundation Shop (D3390) is a multidisciplinary production facility exclusive to First Year students. The Foundation Shop is outfitted with tools and equipment for woodworking, mold making, model making, assemblage, sewing, media processing and digital prototyping. Facilities include: Foundation Media Processing (D3380), Computer Lab (D3360) and Open Studio (D3350).

    General Contact
    foundationtechs@ecuad.ca

    Schedule

    Access

    • Restricted to First Year Foundation students
    • Card access during building hours
  • Workshops + Resources

    Workshops

    • Safety Orientation (Required)
    • Basic Wood Fabrication and Cutting
    • Basic Modeling
    • Mold Making and Body Casting 1
    • Mold Making and Body Casting 2
    • 3D Scanning and Printing
    • Vectors: Graphtec Plotter

    Resources

  • Equipment

    FOUNDATION SHOP (D3390)

    • Panel saw*
    • Band saws*
    • Scroll saw*
    • Compound mitre saw*
    • Table saw*
    • Jig saws*
    • Edge sander*
    • Belt sander*
    • Disc sander*
    • Spindle sander*
    • Routers*
    • Jointer*
    • Planer*
    • Handheld power tools
    • Wax pots
    • Wax injectors
    • Line bender
    • Hot-wire cutters
    • Heat guns

    *Use with Technician supervision only.


    FOUNDATION MEDIA PROCESSING (D3380)

    • 3D printer
    • Plotter
    • Stop motion capture stations
    • DragonFrame

    COMPUTER LAB (D3360)

    • iMacs
    • Adobe Creative Suite

    OPEN STUDIO (D3350)

    • Shared studio space for Foundation students
  • Contact

    General Contact
    604. 844. 3848
    foundationtechs@ecuad.ca

    Meghan Weeks
    Technician
    Office: D3392
    604. 844. 3848
    mweeks@ecuad.ca