SAT, DEC 9, 11A-3P: SLO-Made Holiday Faire: Mark your calendars to celebrate local innovation and art at the SLO-Made Holiday Faire. This event will be at SLO MakerSpace, 81 Higuera St, in the Pacific Coast Center at the end of Madonna. Over 25 SLO-Made Vendors will have their holiday delights on display. Two stations where KIDS will MAKE folded napkin Christmas Trees and 3D Snowflakes. Nominal fee gift-wrapping service with laser cut gift tag. All ages can MAKE a holiday gift bow. Tours of SLO MakerSpace will get attendees a laser cut snowflake. County of San Luis Obispo Library will be there to sign people up for a FREE Library Card that you can use to access SLO MakerSpace. Follow our Facebook page for more info and details. Further questions? Email: SEE YOU THERE!

We’re a 24-7 access tool shop and craft center where you can work on projects, teach and take classes, and connect with local people and resources.

For You

At SLO MakerSpace you will learn new skills, meet like-minded people, and use your hands to create anything you can imagine. Our 24-7 membership is an affordable way to access our state of the art equipment and become a part of the maker movement.

For Families and Kids

Kids 16 and under are free to use SLO MakerSpace with a paying adult member and 1-on-1 supervision. We also offer reduced price family add-on memberships for $30/month per additional family member over 16.

For Entrepreneurs and Companies

Our Personal Cubicles, a sturdy desk and 24-7 access to the facility for a single entrepreneurial maker. The Corporate Membership option allows an unlimited number of people from an organization to share access to SLO MakerSpace facility 24-7.

For Everyone

SLO MakerSpace is a growing, diverse community that has opened up countless opportunities for the people of San Luis Obispo and the surrounding region. From what we’ve seen, there’s something here for everyone.

Access SLO MakerSpace for FREE with your SLO County Library Card

The San Luis Obispo County Library and SLO MakerSpace have teamed up to provide free access to SLO MakerSpace for all SLO County Library cardholders 15 hours per week (after passing Basic Safety): Tuesday – Friday 4pm to 7pm; and Saturday 10am to 1pm.

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2 3d printers, a router, a cnc machine, an entire wood working shop, a welder, a robot lab, a laser printer, a vacuum molder, a music machine and an amazing crew of men and woman to teach you how to use it all is everything you could ever ask for.

Nathan Brading

Work/Trade Member

Love this place! Thanks for creating space for creators!

Zola de Firmian

MakerSpace Member

Wonderful place to be creative and have the tools and instruction to do what you want to do

Kimber Forrer

MakerSpace Member

Went in for free Saturday and learned so much! I had all the he’ll I needed to get my project done. Such a sweet set up, thanks!

Camille Mori

Free Trial Member

It’s quite remarkable that SLO at this point in time has a space like this. This is much more a trend that you see in communities much larger than ours. It really speaks to the entrepreneurial spirit of the community.

Ermina Karim

President and CEO of the SLO Chamber

Slo town has need this for a long time. This is a great opportunity for kids and adults to learn new skills and bring their ideas to fruition!

Dustin Boyack

MakerSpace Member

Can’t say enough good stuff about this place: they’ve got everything you could need, plus great peeps and a great vibe. I’ve rented a “personal workbench” to re-establish my freelance web development business here in SLO (and, in my free time, further my evil plans for world domination– bwah ha ha ha!). It’s gone swimingly so far- stay tuned 😉

Matt Gates

Personal Workspace Member

The perfect idea laboratory!

Clint Slaughter

MakerSpace CEO

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