Please make sure any work in the Making Center open work areas (L2, N2) is cleaned up, labeled, and stored properly when you have completed work.


E4 Wood Shop

Labs, Shops, and Studios

Shoemaking Studio

2 W 13th St, Available to students currently enrolled in shoe classes. Open Task Times: Saturdays 10:00am - 3:00pm
Open to: all New School students who have had necessary training with equipment and processes

Please Note: The studio will be closed from 11/23 – 11/26 for the holiday break.


The Shoemaking Studio (L901) is equipped with:

  • butcher-block worktables
  • 6 lasting posts
  • three plain-stitch industrial sewing machines, and two post machines.
  • skiver
  • Shoe System-3-in-1-Cutter & Press
  • Heel Nailer, Sole Press
  • Drill Press
  • Shoe Systems Finisher
  • Fume Buster Ventilation Fan