West Lake Fabrication Shop

West Lake 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  9:30 AM - 2 PM 5 PM - 8 PM (Closed 2 PM - 4:40 PM for class)
Tuesday 9:30 AM - 8 PM  
Wednesday 9:30 AM - 2 PM 5 PM - 8 PM (Closed 2 PM - 4:40 PM for class)
Thursday 9:30 AM - 5 PM  
Friday  9:30 AM - 3 PM  

Equipment List


Main Shop

  • Shop Fox BandSaw (1) 
  • Delta BandSaw (1) 
  • Craftsman Drill Press (1) 
  • Ryobi Drill Press (1) 
  • Mini Vertical Milling Machine (1) 
  • Bosch Dual-Bevel Slide Miter Saw (1)
  • SawStop Table Saw (1)
  • Delta Disc Sander (1)
  • Delta Orbital Sander (1)
  • Milwaukee Panel Saw (1)
  • Delta Disc & Belt Sander (1)
  • Kreg Router Table (1)
  • Buffing Wheel (1)
  • Lathe 13” Table (1)
  • Spray Booth (1)

Digital Fabrication Lab

  • iMac Connected Station 
  • MakerBot Replicator 2 3D Printer (2) 
  • FormLabs 3D Printer (1) 
  • Universal Laser Cutter (1) 
  • CentroForm Vacuum Former (1) 
  • ShopBot CNC Router (1) 

For more information contact:


West Lake Fabrication Shop
Notre Dame, IN 46556

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