Makeville Studio, NYC - No space? No tools? No problem!comments (3) April 26th, 2010 in blogs, Shop Tours
- Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA
- Size: 2700sq. ft.
- Type: Other
- Focus: Furniture
- Heating/Cooling: gas blower heat, elec a/c cooling
Having your own workshop is just not possible for most New Yorkers, and even if you do have the space, acquiring a basic set of tools is no small investment. That's where we come in. For two years Makeville Studio has been providing affordable workshop space and classes for budding woodworkers and seasoned hobbyists alike. We even have a growing after school program for kids.
Although running a "public access" shop like this has its challenges (imagine sharing your shop with hundreds of different people over the course of a year), it's incredibly rewarding helping people get their projects made--safely and with the right tools.
Thanks for looking and I hope you enjoy the tour.
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Threaded inserts keep grinder locked-down, but easily movable.
My work table often pulls double- and triple-duty for tons of shop tasks. Most often it's sharpening, but I also use it for drilling, holding bench hooks and shooting boards and occassionally as a chop-saw station. Hopefully soon, it will also hold a midi-lathe. Since I plan on rearranging the top pretty regularly, I wanted a way to... read full tip