Carpenter Shop staff specialize
in construction and renovation of the Institution's physical
plant. Many of the current laboratories have been constructed
by this shop. Shipboard laboratories, specific to a particular
cruise, are also specially outfitted by the carpenters. Scientific
staff support includes fabrication of specialized shipping
containers and construction of such specialized components as
the original body for the ROV Jason.
This shop is located in
the Smith building in the Village.