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TechShop® is a vibrant, creative community that provides access to instruction, tools, software and space. You can make virtually anything at TechShop. Come and build your dreams!

A playground for creativity, TechShop is an open-access, DIY workshop and fabrication studio. We are a community-based space where entrepreneurs, artists, makers, teachers and students come together to learn and work together.

What We Offer

TechShop provides access to instructional classes, events, and over $1 million worth of professional equipment and software at each location. Each of our facilities includes laser cutters, plastics and electronics labs, a machine shop, a woodshop, a metalworking shop, a textiles department, welding stations, class and conference rooms, and much more. Members have open access to design software, featuring the Autodesk Design Suite. Huge project areas with large work tables are available for completing projects and working with others.

Our incredible community of members and staff provide inspiration and support for creating projects. We offer comprehensive instruction and coaching from expert staff to ensure you have a safe, meaningful and rewarding experience. Most importantly, you can explore the world of making in a collaborative and creative environment.

Free coffee and fresh popcorn are always available for your enjoyment.

We also offer a number of additional services to help engage people in the act of making. TechShop has developed experience-driven corporate events to bring teams together, STEAM classes and camps to encourage young makers, and so much more. Check out our Events, Classes and Services & Programs pages to learn more.

How It Works

It's simple. Anyone may attend classes. For a monthly or annual fee, members can reserve and use TechShop's tools upon successful completion of equipment- specific Safety and Basic Use (SBU) classes. Talented staff members are available full time to help develop ideas and improve technical skills.

You really have to see it to believe it. Stop by for a tour with one of our Dream Consultants and have all your questions answered. Whatever your background or skill set, come in and prepare to be inspired!

Austin, TX
TechShop Member Orientation - Open to the Public
Sat Oct 29, 11AM
Detroit, MI
TechShop Detroit Presents: Homecoming 2016
Sat Nov 05, 3PM
Mid Peninsula, CA
Aging in Place Technologies
Wed Nov 09, 7PM
Chandler, AZ
3-Year Anniversary Event
Sat Nov 12, 11AM
San Francisco, CA
Cutting Board Workshop
Mon Oct 31, 10AM
San Jose, CA
Make a Leather Wallet
Sun Nov 06, 5PM
Arlington, VA
Soapstone Turning on the Wood Lathe
Mon Oct 31, 5PM
Pittsburgh, PA
Tesla Coil Design and Operation
Fri Oct 28, 7:30PM
St. Louis, MO
Make-It, Take-It Workshop: Quilted Appliqué Pillow
Sat Nov 05, 9:30AM
Click here for all upcoming events