AME SFL | Notre Dame Design Deck Become certified and use machines like a CNC mill, manual mill, lathe, miter saw, Techno routers, band saw and other various tools for any of your design projects.
AME SFL | Notre Dame Design Deck
Safety in the AME SFL Safety is of huge importance in the AME SFL. Read all of our safety guidelines and learn how to keep yourself, as well as others, safe when using the AME Student Fabrication Lab.
Safety in the AME SFL

Welcome to the N3D and AME Student Fabrication Lab

The Notre Dame Design Deck and the AME Student Fabrication Lab provide workspace, equipment, and training to facilitate hands on learning for Notre Dame undergraduate engineering students involved with class activities, design competitions, personal projects, and other endeavors.


Safety is key for the AME SFL.  See the Safety section for guidelines, safety video, and the Workshop Safety Rules form. Every user must have this filled out form on file to enter the workshop.


Everyone using the SFL must receive the following training:

  • Safety Walk Through
  • Workshop Safety Rules Form (under Safety tab): 1. Read General Rules, 2. Watch the AME SFL Safety Video, 3. complete Workshop Safety Rules Form
  • Read the Hand and Portable Power Tools Safe Operation Tutorial
  • Every user must pass the Workshop Safety Quiz and the Hand and Portable Power Tools Quiz for workshop entry.

Please turn in a hard copy of the forms to the SFL Manager, Leon Hluchota


Those requiring the use of advanced power equipment (lathe, mill, drill press, etc.) should arrange to receive training and certification from the SFL TAs.

 To use any other equipment in the workshop, users must be certified on that piece of equipment.


The workshop daytime open hours are Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. The workshop open evening hours are Sunday, Monday, and Wednesday from 6:00 p.m. to 10 p.m.

The workshop is restricted to only support AME 40463, Senior Design on Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

The workshop is restricted to only support AME 21268, Design Tools II on Tuesday and Thursday from 12:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m.