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
www.nccwoodshop.org     


Philadelphia Wooodworks

Philadelphia, PA

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


Portland, OR

ShopPeople
416 SE Oak St
Portland, OR 97214
503-683-2722
www.shoppeople.org
info@shoppeople.org


ADX Homepage

Portland,  OR

  • ADX
  • 417 SE 11th Avenue
  • Portland, OR 97214
  • www.adxportland.com/facility/wood-shop

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
330-678-3664
www.awoodworkersplace.com


Vermont Woodworking School

Cambridge, VT area

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


San Fernando Valley Woodworkers
Encino, CA

San Fernando Valley Woodworkers
  • Balboa Park Sports Complex, Gym Building
  • 17015 Burbank Blvd
  • Encino, CA
  • http://www.sfvw.org/contact-us.html
  • www.sfvw.org

Artisan's Asylum Inc

Somerville, MA area

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


The WoodworkersClub of Norwalk Connecticut
Norwalk, Connecticut

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

James WoodWorks

Western Pennsylvania area

James Wood Works

6545 Hamilton Ave.
Pittsburg, PA  15206
Bill@JamesWoodworks.com 
419-363-1115



Biddeford, Maine

Woodworking Space for Rent
  • Woodworkingcooperative@gmail.com

The Sawdust Shop in Santa Clara, CA

Santa Clara, CA 

The Sawdust Shop
320 Martin Ave  #B
Santa Clara, CA 95050
www.sawdustshop.com



community workshop home page

Los Angeles,  CA

  • Community Woodshop
  • KEYSTONE ARTS SPACE
  • 2558 N. San Fernando Rd.​
  • Los Angeles, CA 90065​
  • www.communitywoodshopla.com

SPark Workshop Brooklyn
Brooklyn, NY

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

WoodShop News
Brooklyn, NY

WoodShop News
  • wgoodn@mac.com
  • Brooklyn NY 11232
  • (718)-499-2954
  • **Professionals Only**

IsGood Woodworks

Seattle, WA

IsGood-Woodworks
4660 E Marginal Way S
Seattle, WA 98134
206-767-3757
More Info...


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