Rent a Shop in your area

Ever thought about finding a woodworking rent a shop? Just for an hour, or maybe a membership by the month? Guess what...they're out there! And the idea is catching on!

The lure of woodworking and being creative has a lot of us hooked. From teenagers to grandpa, from young girl scouts to grandma. Almost everybody likes to be creative and woodworking, in its many forms, is a perfect solution for a large majority of us. The big problem for most...we don't have a woodworking shop.

Creative shop owners across the country are opening their shops to people that want to rent a shop for a short time. Some have started new businesses just to rent their shops out. Most of these shop owners offer lessons, one on one tutoring, memberships in many different forms, and a variety of other perks.

Some of the shops will rent you shop time in 15 minute blocks, 1 hour blocks, or you can buy the whole month if you want. They'll store your project, help you design it and most any other step they can reasonably provide.

Most of the shops that we contacted will also sell you the wood and accessories or you can bring your own.

Have a project, say something needs repaired, or you want a bookcase or some other custom piece built but you have no interest in trying it yourself? Several of these shops employ staff members that would love to tackle the job. If not they might know a regular customer that would.

I've listed some of these shops below and I'll be listing more as I become aware of them. If you live close to any of these shops check them out.

Woodworking Rent a Shops we've found so far... 

North Coast Community Woodshop

Avon Lake, OH

North Coast Community Woodshop
Artstown Plaza Shopping Center
33501 Lake Rd.
Avon Lake, Ohio 44012     

Philadelphia Wooodworks

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Woodworks
4901 Umbria St.
Manayunk, PA 19128
Phone: 267-331-5880

Portland, OR

416 SE Oak St
Portland, OR 97214

ADX Homepage

Portland,  OR

  • ADX
  • 417 SE 11th Avenue
  • Portland, OR 97214

Dublin, OH

Buildmore Workshop, Inc
6196 Wilcox Rd.
Dublin OH 43016
More Info...

Stow, OH area

A WoodWorker's Place
3099 Graham Rd.
Stow, Ohio 44224

Vermont Woodworking School

Cambridge, VT area

Vermont Woodworking School
148 Main St.
Cambridge, VT 05444
Phone: 802-849-2013

San Fernando Valley Woodworkers
Encino, CA

San Fernando Valley Woodworkers
  • Balboa Park Sports Complex, Gym Building
  • 17015 Burbank Blvd
  • Encino, CA

Artisan's Asylum Inc

Somerville, MA area

Artisan's Asylum
10 Tyler Street
Somerville, MA. 02143
Phone: (617) 863-7634 
Fax: (617) 718-1641

The WoodworkersClub of Norwalk Connecticut
Norwalk, Connecticut

The Woodworkers Club of Norwalk
  • 215 Westport Avenue
  • Norwalk, CT 06851
  • (203) 847-9663

James WoodWorks

Western Pennsylvania area

James Wood Works

6545 Hamilton Ave.
Pittsburg, PA  15206 

Biddeford, Maine

Woodworking Space for Rent

The Sawdust Shop in Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara, CA 

The Sawdust Shop
320 Martin Ave  #B
Santa Clara, CA 95050

community workshop home page

Los Angeles,  CA

  • Community Woodshop
  • 2558 N. San Fernando Rd.​
  • Los Angeles, CA 90065​

SPark Workshop Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY

Spark Workshop Brooklyn
  • 33 34th St Ste. 2
  • Brooklyn NY 11232
  • (917) 548-7487

WoodShop News
Brooklyn, NY

WoodShop News
  • Brooklyn NY 11232
  • (718)-499-2954
  • **Professionals Only**

IsGood Woodworks

Seattle, WA

4660 E Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98134
More Info...

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