San Fran Membership Machine Shop??

I remember some article somewhere mentioning a place in or near San Francisco where you could pay a membership fee to go and use water jets, lathes, laser cutters, mills, and various other equipment. If i recall correctly, you could also take training courses there. However, I can't find the article, and I need help remembering the name/details.... can anyone help me out here?

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TechShop sounds awesome and is close to SF, but not close enough. It's 30 miles away which makes regular trips out of the question for me. Their page does mention that they'd be willing to open a new one in SF or Oakland if there's space and the idea takes off, though.
HamO10 years ago
I want one closer to me. Awesome place!!
gschoppe (author) 10 years ago
thanks, I couldn't remember for the life of me.
Honus10 years ago
I remember that as well- very cool idea! I might have to check it out next time I'm in town- my brother in law lives in San Fran.

Here's the shop:

The original article on the MAKE blog:

Hope this helps!
wow, that would be an awesome place to go to.