Concepts and Coffee at TechShop Detroit

Show your community what you're making!  Bring in a project for Show and Tell and talk shop with other members of the maker community. Then take part in an open mic "town hall" discussion and Q&A. We welcome both members and non-members.

Get to know your maker-neighbors -- there's no telling what cool things it could lead to!


-All presented in an open format to maximize learning
-Just for showing up you'll be entered to win $10 to our in house store!

12:00pm: Enjoy pizza & hear about TechShop Detroit news
12:15pm - 1:15pm: Presentations - Question & Answer Session
-  Are you running out of places to store your creations?
-  Have you thought about starting your own shop on Etsy?
-  Come to this Advanced Class to learn more about some of the ins and outs of the Etsy world!


Founder and product designer for Singing Tree, a company dedicated to inventing safe, user friendly climbing gear. From identifying the need in his daily life as an arborist to producing the products to fit that need, Kevin goes through each step of the process with his products.  Kevin will present a brief history of climbing techniques and will show us his products: the Rope Wrench and the Rope Runner.


Founder of nygaard design, Damian Nygaard makes everything from functional furniture to fine art.  Damian will talk about his experience as a designer, maker, etsy shop owner, and the evolution of his ideas from initial thought to where the tools can take you.

ALL PRESENTERS GET A TECHSHOP INCENTIVE - Concepts and Coffee happens every month.

Interested in presenting?  Please send email to [masked]

This is a free event, open to the public, hosted by TechShop Detroit and is not affiliated with any other groups or companies. Visitors to the shop must sign waivers to enter the shop. Questions? Call (313)[masked].

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  • Robert B.

    Great info - Great People

    March 8

  • Tom S.

    Working until 12:30+/-... Will try to get over there before things get done....

    March 8

  • John_TS_DTW

    Sorry. I cannot make it this time. My presence is required some place :-(
    Have fun, everyone.

    March 7

  • Bennett Z.

    March 8, 2014 Show case of woodworking skills from noon until 4:pm. Tech shop. -benz

    March 4

  • John_TS_DTW

    Ashley, I like to present my 7-segment LED counting based Arduino platform.

    March 4

  • George C.

    I'm a new member. Just finish my Power Coating class
    and TIG Welding. Like what I have experienced, instructors knowledgeable. Hat off to Erica, TIG Welding, and Mr. Chuck Sikora, Media Blasting and Power Coating.
    I'm George Colley

    March 2

  • Bennett Z.

    Can't wait until our next Jam session. When you hang around with the best how can you go wrong.


    February 26, 2014

  • Tim K.

    Had a great time at the meeting. Presentation on designing was great. Looking forward to the next meeting.
    Tim King
    Tech Shop Member

    February 24, 2014

  • Bennett Z.

    New member as of Jan 25, 2014. New home of the Michigan Woodworking guild we meet here at the Tech shop every month. Why not join us. Also member of the woodcarvers guild, and the National Guild of Decoupage.

    February 24, 2014

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