Westlake Design Studio


The West Lake Fabrication Shop is a production facility featuring a wide range of tools for developing 3-dimensional prototypes, final presentation models and products in a variety of materials. The shop is equipped with modern stationary power tools, portable power tools and traditional hand tools capable of performing a wide variety of operations with wood, composite and plastic materials. Stationary power tools include a table saw, band saw, miter saw, panel saw, drill press and sanders. The shop also has a spray booth available for painting and several digital fabrication tools including a laser cutter, CNC router, vacuum former and 3D printer. 

Hours of Operation

Monday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM  
Tuesday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM  
Wednesday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM  
Thursday 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM  
Friday 10:00 AM – 2:00 PM  

Note: Shop is closed for classes Monday 6-7 pm and T, Th 12-4 pm.  Also Wednesday 6-9 pm has limited digital fabrication and saw use while the supervisor is in training.

For more information Contact:

Hector Silva
West Lake Fabrication Shop
Notre Dame, IN 46556

ph: 574.631.5461
e: hsilva@nd.edu