Physics Instructional Machine Shop

The Physics Instructional Machine Shop has now on boarded a new manager and is accepting new students for the Safety and Machine Operation (SAMO) course. After paying for the class and completing the course, students are allowed to use the shop during regular hours for an annual fee. If you are interested in the class, please email Justin Fox at or use one of the contact methods listed below.

The Physics Instructional 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.

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Hours and Schedule

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

Current Schedule


Physics Instructional Machine Shop
Phone: 919-660-2635
Campus Box 90305