To the only workshop you will ever need. Join the most advanced membership based DIY workshop and makerspace for training and complete access to new and modern tools of all types.

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To use the equipment you never thought you could. With basic to advanced classes on every piece of equipment in the workshop. Imagine what you could build if you knew how!

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Like minded, creative and supportive people like yourself. With the right support and environment nothing is impossible. Host your events and team meetings in an exciting and stimulating environment.

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Complex components or complete projects using the most advanced tools and equipment available.

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Just for Kids

Kids learn the hands-on skills to be confident and become successful adults in our 12 week class programs and summer camps.

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Urban Workshop is the 3rd largest DIY workshop and makerspace in North America and we provide the highest caliber of tools and equipment for our members to use along with the instruction needed to use it safely and effectively. Whether you are completing a home project or starting a new high tech business, our friendly staff and our large community of makers is always here to support and help you.

Come by anytime for a free tour of our 18,500 square foot location at 365-A Clinton Street, Costa Mesa, CA 92626.


Make your project or new business a reality at the best equipped DIY workshop and makerspace in California.


Our classes are designed to get you up to speed FAST with the knowledge you need. Get hands on immediately with our professional instructors.


Attend a wide range of fun and informative events held regularly at Urban Workshop. Contact us to host your next event at Urban Workshop!

Kids Classes

We are bringing back shop classes for kids. Our 12 week programs and summer camps offer hands on learning experiences for kids 10 years old and up. Contact us today for more information.

Mobile Maker Space

Our mobile maker space can bring the maker experience to your kids! We work with schools, scouting events, YMCA, maker faire’s, etc. Contact us for more info on the Urban Workshop Mobile Makerspace.

Sponsorship Opportunities

Get involved and benefit from the passion of the maker the community. Leverage our focused community and expand your sales to small businesses, makers, and hobbyists. Contact us today to learn how.

What is Urban Workshop?

Urban Workshop is a community centered, membership based DIY workshop and makerspace. It is a creative environment with supportive staff and access to tools, software and work space. You can make nearly anything! What will you make?

How does it work?

It’s simple! For a monthly or annual fee, members can use and reserve Urban Workshop’s tools once they have completed the equipment-specific basic safety classes. Our experienced staff is always available to provide personalized assistance whenever needed. Anyone can attend classes.

So please come by and take a tour of the largest and most technologically advanced makerspace in the Western USA. One of our staff will be happy to show you around. There is something here for everyone, regardless of your skill level.

What do we offer?

The Urban Workshop makerspace includes 3D printers, laser cutters, a welding shop, wood shop, machine shop, CNC mills, textiles area, vinyl cutters, plastics shop, electronics lab, auto shop, co-working space and computer lab. Members have access to advanced software including SolidWorks, Photoshop,  Illustrator, and more. A huge work area with large tables, compressed air and electricity are ideal for working on projects and collaborating with others. We offer a lounge area with coffee, microwave oven, refrigerator and vending machines. Businesses, non-profits and private groups are welcome to use our premium 2,000 sqft event venue for corporate events, team building events, charity events, and special events of all types.

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There’s still time to sign up for Summer Camp!

This is not our average Summer Camp – more like old school shop classes! Your kids will have fun, get dirty, use loud and obnoxious tools and make a lot saw dust, metal chips and wire scraps along the way! Urban Workshop’s one-week Junior Maker summer camps will give your kids, ages 10 to 16, the hands-on experience of becoming a Maker and develop a life-long love of learning, creating, and building! Geared towards beginners, our program introduces them to a wide selection of hand tools and a wide variety of materials, all in a relaxed, pressure-free environment!

Level 1 Camp Dates: 
• May 23 through 27
• June 20 through 24 
• July 11 through 15 
• July 25 through 29 
• August 8 through 12 
• August 22 through 26

Level 2 Summer Camp dates: 
• June 27 through July 1 
• July 18 through 22 ** SOLD OUT!**
• August 15 through 19 
• August 29 through September 2

Go to our Education tab, click on Kids Summer Camp and sign up today!

Protect your Brand! Free Trademarks Workshop presented by Public Law Center!

Protect your brand! Free Trademarks Workshop for Inventors, Entrepreneurs and Small Business Owners!

Wednesday, May 4, 2016
6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.
at Urban Workshop

Have a logo? Slogan? Sound? Learn the crucial points of protecting your business’ valuable intangible assets through basic information about trademarks.

This legal workshop will demystify the trademark process for small businesses and entrepreneurs by focusing on:
~ What trademarks are and what they do
~ Trademarks vs. Copyrights vs. Trade secrets
~ The trademark application process
~ What to do if someone else is using (infringing upon) your trademark. What to do if you receive a nasty “cease and desist” letter from someone that has a similar name.
~ Protecting your domain name

To RSVP or to receive more information, contact Sarah Efthymiou at the Public Law Center at 714-541-1010, ext 281 or email sefthymiou@publiclawcenter.org.

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Free Legal Workshop

Join the Public Law Center on Wednesday, April 6, from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., as they present a free legal workshop “LEGAL TOPICS IN STARTING A SMALL BUSINESS” at Urban Workshop!  Topics to be discussed include:

  • The principal types of legal business structures available in California
  • Practical Considerations to starting your business
  • Responsibilities of Small Business owners

After the workshop, volunteer attorneys will be available to discuss your small business needs!  Please RSVP to the Public Law Center–remember it’s free — to sefthymiou@publiclawcenter.org.

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