Staff Machine Shop

The Physics Staff Machine Shop is now providing instruction to the Duke Community in Shop Safety, Machine Operation, Drafting and Design Fundamentals. Upon completion of the Safety and Machine Operation (SAMO) course, an individual may access and utilize the Staff Shop during a regular Shop hours.

The Physics Staff Machine Shop is equipped with drill presses, milling machines, lathes, bandsaws, grinders, sanders, a bead blaster and a wide assortment of hand tools. The SAMO course is structured for an individual to acquire the skills needed to use any and all of this equipment to fabricate their own custom tools and instruments, as well as modify and repair existing equipment.

Hours and Schedule

9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday - Friday

Current Schedule


Physics Staff Shop
Richard Nappi
Phone: 919-660-2635
Campus Box 90305