About the Studio
VisArts’ wood studio is equipped with:
- Six workbenches
- Chop saw
- Two band saws
- Drill press
- SawStop table saw
The wood studio also boasts a ventilation system, which connects to the equipment as well as the work areas. Various hand tools (chisels, coping saws, planers) and power tools (hand drills, jigsaws, and sanders) are available for use. The studio also has a limited supply of safety equipment, including goggles and ear protection.
Students must use adequate eye protection and safety precautions while operating power tools. Proper ventilation must be utilized when using power tools and large equipment.
The studio should be left as clean or cleaner than you found it; all wood shavings and cuttings should be swept up and properly disposed of. All projects in progress should be stored or taken home. Please put away all tools and equipment and check in with the monitor before you leave.
Open Studio Hours
These hours are for the fall session, which runs from September 11 through December 4. Please note that there are no open studio hours on First Fridays.
9 a.m.-12 p.m. (except Oct. 8)
12 p.m.-5 p.m.
(804) 353-0094, ext. 226
This session, the following people are volunteering their time as studio monitors in the wood studio:
- Emily Abrahams
- Nava Levenson