Student shop

Access to the shop requires completion of the course 24-200 Machine Shop Practice before you can work on independent projects.

The shop staff will be happy to advise and help you with manufacturing and safe operation of machine tools.

Please see the resources below for how-to and other practical knowledge.

Hours [pdf]


Shipping materials to the shop

Ship to:
Carnegie Mellon University
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
Scaife Hall 423
Pittsburgh, PA  15213

  • Please be aware that you MUST use UPS (because the United States Postal Service does NOT ship to the shop). 
  • If you plan to use university funds for your materials, please refer to the department guidelines for purchasing and expense reimbursement.


(5)  Sharp vertical milling machine
(5) 13” Clausing lathe
(5) Knuth Drill press
(4) Haas OM-2 CNC machining center
Haas Minimill 2 machining center
Belt sander


Safety guidelines

EH&S student training


students in the shop

Source: Mechanical Engineering

Students make their own wrenches in the shop.





Technical information


Students dress up as Machine Shop staff.

Source: Mechanical Engineering

Students dressed up like the Machine Shop team to show their appreciation.