Make.

We redeveloped a historic manufacturing building in the thriving Fruitvale neighborhood of Oakland into a next generation microfactory. A place where you can imagine and create a tangible device or product, all within the same space—even within the same day.

MakerBench

The perfect launchpad for your next innovation, idea or business. Semi-private, dedicated spaces with storage and access to our state-of-the-art microfactory and CNCs.

  • Dedicated 4’x8’ workbench
  • Storage & lockers
  • Access to all tools & machines
  • Access to design software
  • Mail & package receiving
Worker benches at Make.Work.Space.
MakerBench clamps in a line
MakerBench using an awe
MakerBench using an air compressor

CNC Machines Lab

Computer-driven production machines with accuracy below 0.1mm for milling, routing, drilling and grooving metal, plastics and wood. Design software (SOLIDWORKS, Fusion 360) on-site small-scale manufacturing scaling upwards to large-scale contract production.

  • TM2P CNC Mill with 10 tool auto changer and auto tool measurement
  • TL2 CNC Lathe
  • ShopSabre IS408 with 10 tool auto changer and tool measurement
Working with the Haas CNC machine
inner working of the CNC Haas machine
matal shavings from the CNC machine
Haas CNC machine

3D Printing, Laser & Electronics Lab

Industrial-scale 3D printers and large-bed laser cutter/etcher for prototyping and production. Benches and equipment to test and build electronics and circuitry.

  • Ultimaker S5
  • Ultimaker 3
  • Graphtec vinyl and sign cutter
  • CNC laser cutter and etcher for wood, metal, acrylic, cork, glass and stone
  • ESD workbench with testing equipment
  • DC power generator
  • Oscilloscope
  • PCB milling
  • Soldering and rework stations
Ultimaker 3D printer at make work space
laser cutting and 3D printing tools
working with 3D printers
boss laser printer

Metalwork & Welding

Cutting, milling and welding equipment for a variety of metals and fabrication needs.

  • Miller SyncroWave 210 with Aluminum Spool gun for TIG/Al MIG/Stick welding
  • Millermatic 211 MIG welder
  • Haas CNC Mill & CNC Lathe
  • 14” Fein European carbide drycut saw
  • JET Mill/Drill
  • Rhino cart production setup and welding table; multiple fixtures included.
  • Prototype welding table
  • Downdraft grinding table
  • Large production bead blast unit with integral dust collection
  • Powermatic 6" x 48" belt and 12” disk sander
  • Large range of hand tools
metals and welding measurements
Metals and welding grinding
metals and welding laying out copper
metals and welding using a welding torch

Woodworking & Assembly Lab

Italian-made speciality machinery to cut, process and assemble complex designs out of wood and other materials.

  • Powermatic 6" x 48" belt x 12” disk sander
  • SawStop tablesaw with extension tables and integrated router table
  • Edge and vertical sander
  • SCM Minimax 16” planer and jointer
  • Bosch Crosscut with 12’ CNC TigerStop fence
  • Downdraft sanding table
  • SCM 18” bandsaw
  • Drill press
  • ShopSabre IS408 CNC router with automated tool changer and setup
  • Variety of clamps, assembly tools, and professional power and handtools
assembling-a-frame-in-the-woodshop
woodworking building in the woodshop
scrap woodworking wood shop
woodworking work station

Pricing & Membership

Ready to be part of the next manufacturing revolution? We’d love to welcome you into our community! Check out our membership options and amenities.

pricing and membership