TechShop San Jose

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TechShop San Jose
Techshop logo.png
Status closed
Country United States of America
State or District California
City San Jose
Last Updated 2017-12-23
Phone (408) 916-4144
Twitter @techshop
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300 South 2nd Street
San Jose, CA-95113 San Jose
United States of America

Number of members 800
Membership fee $125 Month or $1,500 yearly. Students $100 Month or $1,000 yearly.
Size of rooms 17,000 sq. ft.
Location 37° 19' 55.14" N, 121° 53' 9.38" W

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All TechShop locations in the US closed since Nov 15th, 2017:

TechShop is the largest chain of maker or hackerspaces in the world, with six locations in the United States and many more planned.

TechShop is a playground for creativity. Part fabrication and prototyping studio, part hackerspace and part learning center, TechShop provides access to over $1 million worth of professional equipment and software. We offer comprehensive instruction and expert staff to ensure you have a safe, meaningful and rewarding experience. Most importantly, at TechShop you can explore the world of making in a collaborative and creative environment.

Each of our facilities includes laser cutters, plastics and electronics labs, a machine shop, a wood shop, a metal working shop, a textiles department, welding stations and a waterjet cutter. Members have open access to design software, featuring the entire Autodesk Design Suite. Huge project areas with large work tables are available for completing projects and collaborating with others. Free coffee and fresh popcorn are always available for your enjoyment. We also offer a number of experience-driven corporate events developed specifically to bring teams together and engage them in the act of making.

Partial Equipment List:

• Epilog Helix 60-Watt Laser Cutters • Tormach CNC Milling Machines • 3D Printer • NextEngine 3D Scanner • Formech 600 24" x 24" Vacuum Forming System • Formech Heat Strip Bending System • Morgan Industries Injection Molding System • Sewing Machines • Overlock Sewing Machine • Tin Lizzie Quilting Machine • Computer-Controlled Vinyl Cutter • Powder Coating System • Lincoln MIG Welders (Steel) • Lincoln TIG Welders (Steel and Aluminum) • Hand-Held Plasma Cutter • Sheet Metal Spot Welder • Sheet Metal Brake, 16 ga x 50" • Rotary Sheet Metal Punch • Sheet Metal Corner Notcher • English Wheel and Planishing Hammer • Sheet Metal Shear, 16 ga x 50" • Sheet Metal Roller, 16 ga x 50" • Sandblast Cabinet • Metal Grinders and Sanders • Metal Chop Saw • Metal Horizontal Band Saw • Metal Vertical Band Saw • Computer Controlled Embroidery Sewing Machine • Electronics Testing and Soldering Equipment • Epson R1900 13" x 19" Achival Printer with Continuous Inking System • ShopBot 4' x 8' CNC Wood Router System • SawStop Professional Cabinet Table Saw • Panel Saw • Wood Planer • Wood Jointer • Wood Band Saw • Wood Sanders • Wood Scroll Saws • Wood Lathe • Drill Presses • Metal Lathes, 14" x 40" • Vertical Milling Machines with DRO and Power Feed • Granite Surface Plate with Digital Height Gauges • Lots of Machine Shop Accessories and Tooling • Lots of Fast Computer Workstations with 2D and 3D Design Software • Complete Stocked Tool Room • Member Storage Rental • Private Studio / Office Rental • Meeting Rooms • Comfortable HackerSpace Areas with Power and WiFi • Retail Store with Supplies and Materials • Free Coffee and Popcorn

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This Hackerspace has a 3D Scanner

This Hackerspace has a Sewing Machine

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This Hackerspace has a Drill Press