Design@Mines Design Labs

The Cornerstone Workshop includes:

The Cornerstone Woodshop: This space provides woodworking tools and supplies.  It may only be used during the supervised hours, or upon special request. Students are never permitted to use the shop alone, or use power tools without shop supervision.  Please visit our web page for more information. 

Digger Design Lab: It’s specialty is lower-accuracy fabrication and messy assembly. The Digger Design Lab is open to all students via Blaster Access Monday-Sunday from 7:00 a.m. to 10:00 p.m.  Please visit our web page for more information. 


The Capstone Design Studio, also known as the Garage, is a resource for students to build, test, and document their creations. The Garage, located in Brown Hall W160, houses equipment and trained student workers to support the research, design, and entrepreneurial activities of Mines students.

Current capabilities include plastic 3D Printing, Laser Cutting/Etching, Vacuum Forming, 3D Scanning, Thermal Imaging, and Material Testing equipment. Additionally, tools, instruments, and audio/video equipment are available for student use and check-out.

Please visit our Garage web page for more information.