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Connie J. Zheng
North of Nine Communications
(415) 268-4821

TechShop Announces DC-Arlington Location Opening Date of March 2014
Offers founding lifetime membership opportunity to 100 area makers
MENLO PARK, Calif. , December 16, 2013 --

TechShop, a membership-based, do-it-yourself workshop and fabrication studio with locations nationwide, today announced that its Washington, D.C. location in the Crystal City neighborhood of Arlington, VA will open in late March 2014. To celebrate, TechShop is offering Founding Lifetime Member packages to the first 100 D.C. Metro Area makers who respond to the opportunity to support the new location.

“The TechShop community is already 6,000 members strong across the country, and we’re thrilled to join the existing maker community in the Beltway,” said Dan Woods, COO of TechShop. “Those who can join us as founding members of the Crystal City shop will be on the ground floor of our TechShop community in the nation’s capital.”

TechShop DC-Arlington Founding Member packages include:

• Lifetime membership at Individual, Partner and Family levels with full privileges at all TechShop locations nationwide
• Classes
• Guest passes
• Recognition on the TechShop DC-Arlington web page
• Invitation to the TechShop DC-Arlington Founders reception hosted by TechShop Founder Jim Newton
• TechShop DC-Arlington Founders hoodie, distributed exclusively to founders
• TechShop DC-Arlington RFID badge holder, distributed exclusively to founders
• A lifetime of making, community and memories


For more information on packages and details of this offer, please visit TechShop DC-Arlington Founders Lifetime Memberships. The offer for Founding Member packages ends December 31, 2013.

About TechShop, Inc.
Founded in October 2006, TechShop is a membership-based, do-it-yourself (DIY) workshop and fabrication studio that provides access to a vibrant community of creative makers and millions of dollars' worth of facilities, equipment, tools and software in each location. Based in San Jose, Calif., with locations globally, TechShop offers classes, workshops, instruction and training for people of all ages and skill levels to build whatever they can dream.For information on memberships and course listings, visit, email or call 855-TECHSHOP. You can follow TechShop on Twitter at @TechShop and on Facebook as TechShop Incorporated.

TechShop currently offers a number of investment opportunities. For more information, or to RSVP for one of our upcoming live webinars, visit

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