Student Shops
  • Welding in the Area 51 Shop

Student Shops

We embrace learning by doing. With the Provost's support, we provide machine-shop training for MIT students in the Edgerton Student Shop. We also run the Area 51 CNC Shop, a robust fabrication facility.

Along with these shops, other opportunities are included below:  

Edgerton Student Shop
Build almost anything—for class, for research, or for your own use—in the Edgerton Student Shop.
 

Area 51 Shop
A fabrication facility with injection molding and water jet cutting machines and CNC milling machines.
 

Edgerton Student Project Lab
A fabrication facility with injection molding and water jet cutting machines and CNC milling machines.
 

MIT Hobby Shop
The Hobby Shop is a fully equipped wood and metal shop that teaches students the art of thoughtful design.
 

Other resources
Looking for specific tools and equipment? Get in touch with Edgerton staff.