TechShop Detroit

TechShop Detroit recently opened its doors and on Sunday they held a tour and meet-up for Detroit-area crafters and Etsy sellers.

If you haven’t heard of TechShop, it’s a place where you can purchase a membership to gain access to their many tools and machines, as well as lessons in how to use them. Their equipment includes industrial sewing machines, a wood shop, welding equipment, glass cutters, machines for plastics, and a screen printing area. Basically, you could build pretty much anything there.

The TechShop website describes themselves “like a fitness club, but with tools and equipment instead of exercise equipment. It is sort of like a Kinko’s for makers, or a Xerox PARC for the rest of us… TechShop is designed for everyone, regardless of their skill level.”

Here are some of the goodies you can find at TechShop:

wood shop
Woodshop from TechShop Detroit

laser cutters
Laser Cutter from TechShop Detroit

milling machine
Milling Machine from TechShop Detroit

sewing machine
Sewing Machine from TechShop Detroit

welding area
Welding Area from TechShop Detroit



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