What we're about

The Urban Workshop is a large membership based workshop in Costa Mesa, California that provides tools, equipment and classes in a wide range range of fields including: metal shop, wood shop, welding, CNC machining, auto shop, engineering, computer lab, fabric and textile area, 3D printing, laser cutting and etching and more. We are open to the public and membership is set up like a gym membership. You can choose to go month to month or sign up for a year and save a few bucks. We strive to have a lot of fun, meet other people with similar interests and even learn a few things. Regular events will be scheduled including special build events, movie nights, club meetings, guest speakers and more. We look forward to meeting you at the Urban Workshop!

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3D Printing Classes - Build your own 3D Printer!

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Learn everything you need to know to start 3D printing now by taking this accelerated 3D printing class track. Over the course of this two day-long class you will build your own Ender-3 3D printer and work to become proficient in the world of 3D printing. You will assemble, calibrate, print, and design your own custom parts using fusion360 CAD modeling software. No prior experience in 3D printing or CAD modeling is required. All materials are included in the course fee, including your very own Ender 3 printer! The only question we’ll have for you when you’re done is, “what will you make”?

Member price: $634 | Non Member price: $888
This includes all project materials and tools and your own 3D printer!
Ages: 18+, 16-17 with parent permission

*Must reserve a spot online at www.urbanworkshop.net/classtracks or give us a call to reserve your spot.
Feel free to give us a call or send us an email if you have any questions!

CNC Plasma Cutter Classes... Turn your drawing into metal products!

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Learn how to turn your drawings into metal products!

This track will run once a week for 2 weeks or both sessions in one day.
The CNC (computer controlled) plasma is the ultimate metal cutting machine unlocking your ability to make art, furniture, signs, fences, and so much more. Within minutes you can turn your drawings into metal products and bring your creations to life. In this 2-part sign-off class you will learn about safe and effective operation of a state-of-the-art CNC plasma, starting with basic safety and continuing on through material considerations, software options, accessories, machine settings, and more.

Included classes:
CNC401 CNC Plasma Cutter 1: Programming
CNC402 CNC Plasma Cutter 2: Machine Set Up

This track will run once a week for 2 weeks or both sessions in one day.

Cost: $321.75 for members, $450 for nonmember
Ages: 18+, 16-17 with parent permission
Location: 365 Clinton Street, Suite A, Costa Mesa, CA 92626
How to register: Call or check in with the Front Desk
Feel free to give us a call or send us an email if you have any questions!

Glass Fused Plate Workshop at OC's Largest DIY Makerspace

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Join us for our Glass Fusing Workshop at OC’s largest DIY Makerspace, Urban Workshop, located in Costa Mesa, CA. We’ve got a fun filled afternoon planned out for our fellow DIY-ers and craft lovers. Bring a loved one with you and let’s get crafty!

This workshop will include hands-on experience cutting glass in your style and design of choice to make your very own fused plate. We will walk you through the process from start to finish. Pieces will be fired in our Skutt Glass Kiln to be picked up during the week. No experience necessary, beginners are welcome.
Minimum 5 students

Member price: $53 | Non Member price: $73
*Must reserve a spot via urbanworkshop.net/craft-activities by June 30th 2022 or give us a call at[masked] to reserve your spot by this date.
Feel free to give us a call or send us an email if you have any questions!
p: 949-296-2153 | e: kmata@urbanworkshop.net

Private 1 on 1 Maker Mentor Session... Make your dream project a reality!

Personal Training and Mentoring Services: You came to Urban Workshop to achieve a result; to successfully complete a project, make a repair to something valuable, or start a business. It is our commitment to you that we will provide as much guidance, instruction, and support as is needed to help you be successful. To do that, we offer 1 to 1 service with our Master Mentors who will work side by side with you to guide you to a successful completion.

It’s the job of our Master Mentors to share their extensive experience and provide personal and specific guidance and training to help you overcome any project challenge. They won’t do it for you, but will provide the expertise and knowledge to quickly and efficiently achieve results. Please keep in mind that you need to be previously signed off in an shop areas that you desire to work in with the Master Mentor.

Personal Maker Mentor services are available to members for $125 per hour in minimum of two hours blocks and can be scheduled through the front desk by calling[masked] or stopping by in person.

What will you make?

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