23b Shop

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23b Shop
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Status active
Country United States of America

State or District


City Fullerton

Date of founding


Last Updated 2017-06-07
Website https://23bshop.org



Snail mail

418 E. Commonwealth Ave., Unit 1
92832 Fullerton
United States of America

Number of members


Membership fee


Size of rooms


Location 33° 52' 13", -117° 55' 29"

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Facilities Offered


  • Full SMT Electronics Lab
  • 3D Printer
  • 12x30" Industrial Lathe
  • 2HP Tree Mill (12x36)
  • TIG/MIG/OFW welding area
  • Sandblaster
  • Grinders, Sanders
  • Horizontal Band Saw
  • Lots of tools for wood, leather, metal, etc.
  • Tons of hardware/parts


The 23b Shop is a mixed industrial space. We have an office room with soda and beverages on tap, bookshelves and coffee making equipment, an electronics and clean area, a shop floor with roll up door, and an upstairs library area.

The 23b Shop is open for everyone to use when a key holder is present. Core (key holder) members chip in for the rent and expenses at US$100-200/mo. Donations are always welcome but not required.
General Layout of the Shop


Founded in 2006, the 23B Shop came into being after we found ourselves always gravitating towards the garage to work on robots, cars, rockets, electronics, melee weapons, and other projects whenever we had a party. We put a plan together, then spent 3 months looking for a good site that was affordable.
The result was the 23B shop, located near the Fullerton Metrolink station near downtown. We are active with lots of ongoing projects and offer a wide range of tools and equipment for the mad scientist within our modest space. Also, pudding.

Typical Shop Night

Events Schedule

Shop Events Calendar Moved

Effective 6/1/2010, the shop calendar and events page has been moved to the blog site at:


4th Wednesday of every month - Desert Dog Troglodytes Cave Meeting

23b Shop is the meeting place for the Desert Dog Grotto, a club for cave explorers. Come out and see some fantastic slide shows and learn about caving. Meetings start at 7:00pm.

Recent Activities

6 Cutting a 60T gear for a music box

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