The College of Engineering Machine Shop at the University of California, Santa Barbara is a full-service machine shop that provides machining, assembly, fabrication services, and design assistance in support of research projects and instructional laboratories on campus. The shop is equipped with conventional and CNC (Computer Numerically Controlled) mills and lathes, EDMs (Electrical Discharge Machines), welding equipment, bandsaws, grinders, etc. See below for a more detailed list of the services offered.
In addition to machining services, the shop also is available for use by students, staff, and faculty from the College of Engineering during the hours that the shop is open. Anyone from the College of Engineering can use all of the conventional machines available in the shop to make projects for their labs, classes, etc. The shop staff is always available to help with any questions users may have. Projects that are NOT acceptable are personal projects such as fixing a bicycle, personal prototype, table/shelves/etc. for apartment or home, etc.