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.
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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.
Membership special offer
Get two classes free with an annual membership. Join now!
Latest blog posts
We were recently interviewed by The Mesa Maven from I Heart Costa Mesa, a local, high-energy blog that is enthusiastic about everything Costa Mesa! Check out the link here! http://www.iheartcostamesa.com/design/urban-workshop/
Registration now open for our Spring 2017 12-week STEM program! Beginner, intermediate & advanced classes for ages 10-16 start the week of January 16, 2017!
New for Spring 2017 is our Level 4 Expert Kids Program, which is our most challenging class series yet and will reinforce good shop work habits as the students learn even more advanced skills. The goal is for students to be safe and comfortable in all areas of an open shop environment. Students will learn the skills needed to intermingle technologies from other shop areas, such as building wooden furniture with metal support structures. These are no ordinary STEM classes, more like old school shop classes really. The 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 12 Week Youth Learn and Build S.T.E.M. Program is designed to create a relaxed and pressure-free environment in which students, ages 10 to 16, learn to use a wide selection of hand and power tools with a variety of materials. Each individual class introduces participants to a new group of tools and techniques, and includes a project. Your child will build confidence and independence learning practical skills by experiencing firsthand engineering and technical problem solving. Using both traditional and high-end equipment, they will explore career opportunities that will benefit them for a lifetime.
Charter School Parents! Did you know you can use your Charter School funds? We are registered vendors with many Charter Schools in Orange County; please call to register at (949) 296-2153!