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College of Art and Architecture

College of Art and Architecture

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2461
 Moscow, ID 83844-2461

Phone: 208-885-4409

Fax: 208-885-9428

Email: caa@uidaho.edu

Technical Design Studio

Our state-of-the-art technical design studio has all of the latest tools and equipment necessary for studio projects and building sessions. All College of Art and Architecture students have the opportunity to put their design skills to use in the shop and create anything from models to artwork frames to furniture.

Training and Shop Safety Orientation

Director David Schmidt provides an in-depth training and shop safety orientation for all students who will be using the technical design studio. This training must be completed before you are allowed access to the shop. Orientations are typically scheduled through class instructors. If you miss the assigned training, please contact David to reschedule.

Shop Hours

Monday, Wednesday and Friday
9 - 11:30 a.m.
1:30 - 9 p.m.

Tuesday and Thursday
9 a.m. - 9 p.m.

Saturday
9 a.m. - 1 p.m.

Exceptions to normal hours are posted in advance on the screen at the Tech Shop entrance.

COVID-19 policies for the 2021-2022 academic year

  • Students must be cleared to attend in-person classes before using the Tech Shop.
  • Students experiencing cold, flu, and COVID-19 like symptoms cannot enter the shop until they have recovered.
  • Students must wash their hands before and after using shop equipment.
  • Before departing, students will sanitize the safety glasses they used.

Access laser cutters

Students can see instructions for the Tech Studio laser cutters and schedule an appointment to use them on our Laser Cutter Scheduling App.

Purchase Supplies

Students can purchase laser cutter ready materials, architectural scale basswood lumber, and wood and craft glues at the Tech Shop’s online store.

David Schmidt

Technical Design Studio Director

David Schmidt

AAN 102 (tech shop)

208-885-7272

davidschmidt@uidaho.edu

Trinity Dion

Technical Design Studio Instructional Assistant
tdion@uidaho.edu
Computer Studio Website

College of Art and Architecture

College of Art and Architecture

Mailing Address:
875 Perimeter Drive
MS 2461
 Moscow, ID 83844-2461

Phone: 208-885-4409

Fax: 208-885-9428

Email: caa@uidaho.edu