TechShop San Francisco

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Contact Us

926 Howard Street
San Francisco, CA 94103

(415) 263-9161

Secondary Phone
(415) 996-9139


Group Events

Accounts & Customer Billing Information

General Manager
Ryan Spurlock,

About Us

TechShop San Francisco is located at 926 Howard Street, just one block from the Moscone Center, three blocks from the Powell Street BART station and six blocks from Union Square. The 17,000-square-foot facility has a private parking lot.

A community-based workshop and prototyping studio on a mission to democratize access to the tools of innovation, TechShop is packed with cutting-edge tools, equipment, and computers loaded with design software featuring the Autodesk Design Suite. Most importantly, TechShop offers space to make, and the support and camaraderie of a community of makers.

Classes and Workshops

Choose from a variety of classes and workshops. See our monthly schedule and sign up here.


Check out some of the great equipment we have to offer here.

Frequently Asked Questions

See a list of common questions and answers related to TechShop San Francisco here.

Best of San Francisco 2014

Like TechShop San Francisco on Facebook and follow us on Twitter and Meetup to get the latest on new and exciting happenings and to RSVP for events.

Hours and Days of Operation

Effective February 15, 2016, TechShop San Francisco will be open from 8AM - 2AM daily except for major holidays. Please check online for other stores' hours as times may vary.

Holiday Closure Schedule

  • New Year's Eve and Day: 5PM, Dec 31st - 8AM, Jan 2nd
  • Easter Sunday: 12AM Sun - 8AM Mon
  • Memorial Day: 12AM Mon - 8AM Tues
  • Fourth of July: 12AM, July 4th - 8AM, July 5th
  • Labor Day: 12AM Mon - 8AM Tues
  • Thanksgiving: 5PM Wed - 8AM Fri
  • Christmas Eve and Day: 5PM, Dec 24th - 8AM, Dec 26th

In the Media

Inventors Paradise Is Coolest Spot in San Francisco, Bloomberg Business

TechShop’s latest project: A partnership with NI and new VirtualBenches, SFGate

Nancy Pelosi: ‘I’m in awe’ of the maker movement, VentureBeat

San Francisco inventors usher in new era of innovation, KGO-TV San Francisco

Investment Opportunities

TechShop, Inc. is currently offering its Series B Preferred stock for sale to accredited investors. To find out how you can be part of TechShop's future, click here or email us at

Access over $1 million worth of advanced machines and tools plus sophisticated design software for a low monthly fee. Become a TechShop member today!

We are always looking for talented people to join our team. See current job openings at TechShop San Francisco and apply today!

Best of the Bay 2011