Metal Shop

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Home of metal fragments and welding fumes, the metal shop is home to many tools capable of shaping, cutting, and fusing metal.


Link to folder of tool manuals: Tool Manuals - Metal Shop

Large Power Tools

Welding Shop

Machine Shop

Hand Tools

Welding Shop

  • Shears
  • Socket Wrenches
  • Hammers & Mallets
  • Vises

Machine Shop

  • Facing mill
  • Taps and Dies
  • Calipers
  • Micrometers
  • Thread Guages
  • Dial Indicator


  • Discs for angle grinders
  • Wire for welders
  • Soapstone pencils
  • Auto-darkening Helmets
  • Gloves
  • Steel Wool
  • Sandpaper

Welding Gas Cylinders

We order shielding gasses and torch gasses from Maine Oxy. Typically ordered as we need it, only occasionally stock backup. Usually order a delivery the week before a welding class.

Typical Cylinders:

  • CR C25S - 25% C02, 75% Argon, Size S (141 cubic feet) - good for mobile welding cart
  • CR C25T - 25% C02, 75% Argon, Size T (305 cubic feet) - good for running 2 welders
  • OX K - Oxygen, Size K (227 cubic feet) - for OxyAcetylene torch
  • AC WS - Acetylene, Size WS (140 cubic feet) - for OxyAcetylene torch
  • AR T - Argon, Size T (305 cubic feet) - for TIG/Stick welding, MIG welding aluminium