We have organized our space by tools, areas and programs (TAPS) spread across 6 distinct workspaces.  

Location

We are located near the border of Berkeley and Emeryville in Oakland just off the north side of Stanford Avenue.

6050 Lowell Street, Suite #214.

Hours

Members enjoy 24-7 access. Tours for the public are offered every Thursday evening at 7pm and most classes are open to the public.

Contact

Email [email protected] or find us via meetup.com or facebook.

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Laser cutting

Laser

  • 80-watt CO2 infrared laser
  • 1200mm by 800mm laser bed
  • Regular class and training
  • Low cost at 25¢ a min. (firing time)

CoWorking and Classroom

Co-working and chill space

  • Comfy seating with good lighting
  • Basic Member storage
  • Reconfigurable tables to hold meetings and spread out when needed
  • Plugs on custom AMT branded breakout boxes for laptops and other electrical needs
  • Super solid WiFi network
  • Member storage file server
  • Helpful and friendly folks around almost all the time
  • Rentable lockers for storing personal goods
  • Honor bar stocked with coffee, snacks, and sodas
  • Fridge, microwave
  • Wireless projector
  • Wide Format photo-printer
  • Small lounge area

Private Phone Booth Coming soon

We all need to take private calls and such! We will be building out a small private phone booth. We expect it to be ready in the next two months.

Classroom configuration

This room can be configured to accommodate up to 20 or so students or configured for meetings.

Clean Fabrication

 

Textiles

  • Juki 735 5-thread cover stitch serger
  • Pfaff 145 walk foot machine
  • Consew industrial straight stitch
  • Straight stitch machines (3)
  • Full compliment of tools
  • Cutting mats
  • Extra large cutting tables
  • Thread and basic fabrics
  • Random awesome notions
  • Leatherworking tools 
  • Regular Sewing 101 and leatherworking classes
  • Textile Tuesdays – sewing lab on the last Tuesday of the month

Electonics

  • Three workstation areas to putter about on your project
  • Soldering irons at every station
  • Hand tools at every station (precision screwdrivers, wire strippers, and flush cutters, etc.)
  • Task lighting and magnifying glasses at every station
  • Testing equipment available includes multimeters, oscilloscope and more
  • Wide selection of components regularly stocked for member use like resistors, capacitors, 5V lasers, H Bridge modules, DC converters, rocker switches, and many other parts
  • Regular classes for microcontrollers, learning to solder and other topics
  • Box-Bots, the Cardboard Fighting League, is run out of the Electronics Area

3D Printing

  • Type A Series 1
  • Makerbot Replicator 2
  • Simplify 3D
  • Meetups for Designers and Tinkerers 

Workshop

Power tools

  • Table saw w/ attached router/shaping table
  • Band saw w/ numerous blades of various types and sizes
  • Spindle sander
  • Finishing sander
  • Belt sander
  • Grinders
  • Rotary tool w/ a wide variety of attachments
  • Heat gun
  • Mini lathe
  • Lathe
  • Miter saw
  • Router
  • Vertical saw (aka panel saw)

Hand Tools

  • Very large collection of screwdrivers, pliers, ratchets, and wrenches
  • Sanding blocks
  • Hammers
  • Hand saws, Hacksaws, etc.
  • T-squares, measuring tape, and other tools to measure twice/cut once
  • Files, cutters, and wire brushes
  • Collection of cordless drills and impact drivers, complete with both metric and fractional bit sets

Large CNC Router

4′ x 5′ working area (can be configured larger)

Mach 5 software

Regular affordable classes

Metal Machining & Storage

Metal Work

  • CNC milling machine
  • Jet 9×20 lathe
  • Taig micro-lathe
  • Metal cutting bandsaws
  • Sheet metal brake
  • Bench grinder
  • CNC Engraver
  • Classes on demand

Partnering with the Department of Spontaneous Combustion to bring affordable hot metalworking classes. See Satellite Metalworking for more information

Storage

  • Basic Member Storage (included with membership)
  • Rentable Lockers
  • Larger Storage By the foot
  • Bike Parking (included with storage)
  • Flex space for very short term projects