Theatre Arts Scene Shop Furman University

Interested in creating a 1930s classroom, or an old-west saloon? Our scene shop will give you all the tools you need to transport the audience to a new world. Located behind The Playhouse, our scene shop is a convenient and safe space for you to learn your craft. Our professors will teach you how to use the shop's power tools and other equipment to construct all kinds of scenery out of wood, Styrofoam and steel. Once the scenes are built, you'll use our full palette of dry, scenic pigments to create 3-D effects. To ensure your safety, our shop is always staffed by our faculty or staff.

The scene shop uses the following equipment:

  • Air hose stations
  • Assembly table
  • Chop saw
  • CutAwl saw
  • Drill press
  • Dust suction machine
  • Radial arm saw
  • Rolling shop work center
  • Router table
  • Table saw

Scene ShopCAM

Want to see what happens in the shop? Visit The Playhouse's live shopcam to get an inside-look at classes, builds, and paints. Watch our live shopcam​.

​Museum of the Cutawl

Want to know more about one of the most unique gadgets in our shop? Get a complete history of the Cutawl machine.


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