Maker file: A Tour of TechShop

Maker file: A Tour of TechShop

Listen in on a great audio interview and tour of the TechShop with Dale Dougherty, the editor and publisher of MAKE.

TechShop is a membership-based drop-in workshop in Menlo Park on the San Francisco peninsula that provides members with access to a full range of hand tools and machines to safely perform practically any task any DIY project. The equipment at TechShop includes welders, milling machines, lathes, drill presses, band saws, sheet metal equipment, a 3D printer and laser cutter, vacuum forming system, presses, an electronics lab, sandblaster, air tools, and just about every other tool that a Maker would ever need.

TechShop also offers a wide variety of classes for members and non-members of all ages and skill levels in topics including soldering, welding, machining, CAD, 3D printing, laser cutting and etching, electronics, robotics, hacking, Legos and VEX, programming, green materials and design, sheet metal fabrication, plastics, and so much more.

Click here to get the audio (MP3) delivered automatically with iTunes. Or just click the MP3 link to listen!


  • TechShop – Link.
  • Techshop, The SF Bay Area’s open-access public workshop (grand opening) – Link.

2 thoughts on “Maker file: A Tour of TechShop

  1. Harvey_Wallbanger says:

    That place is so unbelieveably awesome, it is almost physically painful to me to live on the East Coast.

    So, uh, when do we get a New York City location? ;-)

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