Studio Access for Metal and Stone Studios 

The metal and stone studio provides the space and tools for welding, forging, stone carving, and mold making. 

Preexisting Studio User Guides, which dictate the proper use of facilities and equipment, remain in effect as well.

Failure to comply will result in immediate suspension of access privileges.

For questions about Pratt’s Sculpture Studio, please download the our FAQ Sheet, or contact Monica Street at


How to Become a Studio Access User


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Our Sculpture Studios Offer:

The Fabrication Shop

  • 4 TIG welders
  • 6 MIG welders
  • 10 oxy-acetylene welding rigs
  • 2 plasma cutters
  • 50” hydraulic shear (16ga capacity mild steel)
  • large finger bending-break
  • large power roller
  • pneumatic roller
  • pin bender
  • 20” disc sander
  • 2” x 72” belt sander
  • 3 drill presses
  • 3 horizontal band saws
  • Delta 20” vertical band saw
  • 2 grinding/sharpening stations
  • abrasive chop saw
  • Complete bronze foundry (up to 300 lbs of bronze) available for use via custom class
  • Over-head hoist system
  • Auto-darkening welding helmets
  • Large workstations with vises
  • mini-mill and mini-lathe
  • large assortment of power and hand tools.
  • Rolling welding screens
  • Compressed air available throughout the space.

The Forging Shop

  • large natural gas trench forge
  • 2 natural gas tube forges
  • 8 anvils
  • 50lb Little Giant power hammer
  • hydraulic press
  • 4 blacksmith vises
  • wide assortment of hammers, jigs and other hand tools
  • 2 quench buckets
  • compressed air available throughout the space

Moldmaking Room

  • sink
  • worktables
  • wax pots
  • adjustable mold boxes and clamps

The Stonecarving Area

  • large covered outdoor work area
  • integrated air and water available throughout the space for pneumatic carving tools
  • wide assortment of hand and power tools
  • 10 heavy duty carving stations
  • storage for stone and projects in progress


  • one siphon blaster and one pressure pot sandblaster with 100g aluminum oxide
Rates (as of March 20, 2023)
  • Metal Fabrication Studio: $45/per day; $22.50 per evening time slot
    • Monthly Rates: $250 from 9:00am-5:30pm; $125 from 6:00pm-10:00pm
  • Forging Studio: $35/per day; $17.50 per evening time slot
    • Monthly Rate: $195 from 9:00am-5:30pm
  • Metal Fabrication/Forging Monthly Rates: $350 from 9:00am-5:30pm; $175 from 6:00pm-10:00pm
  • Stone Yard: $35/per day; $17.50 per evening time slot
    • Monthly Rates: $195 from 9:00am-5:30pm; $97.50 from 6:00pm-10:00pm
  • Sandblasters: $30/hour (1/2 hour minimum)
  • Moldmaking Room $15 per time slot from 9:00am-1:00pm; 1:30pm-5:30pm; 6:00pm-10:00pm