We have a 500 square meter facility and have a myriad of tools and machines, some of which are in our store waiting for the right maker to come along. Our range of skills and ability changes with our membership and therefore workshop configuration.
We have “possibility” and equipment in the following practices.
Turning, bowl making, shaping, cutting, gluing, planing, carving, sanding, painting, joining, cabinet making, clamping
Cutting, shaping, turning, arc welding, MIG welding, grinding, brazing, soldering, casting, sand blasting
Oil change, service, fit, fix, restore
Concept development
Design, conceptualise, create, presentations, product development, product launches, 3D printing, Laser cutting
Hobby / Handicraft
Sewing, leatherwork, beadwork,  glass, wire, plastic, carving, electronics, etching, paint techniques, picture framing, candle making, screen printing
Ceramics / Glass slumping
Slip casting, firing, glazing, glass slumping, Raku, mould making, Bisque fire, pots, sculpture
Coffee shop and Chill out zone
  • Fast and free WIFI
  • Wood fired bread baking oven
  • Wood fired, pedal powered coffee roaster
  • Espresso machine
Gallery / Venue
Versatile and dynamic exhibition space
Specialised Services
We also offer the following services:
  • Architectural Design of furniture, interiors, gardens and buildings
  • Concept and product design and development
  • Prototype design and development
  • Assistance with the compiling of Business plans and feasibility studies
  • One on one workshop training to help develop ideas or improve technical skills.
  • Cutting lists
  • Working drawings
  • Material sourcing and ordering
  • Tool and equipment specification
  • Management of social responsibility projects in Africa
  • Planning and Construction of makerspaces and community workshops
  • Developing community programs
  • Corporate team building days

31 Harbour Road
Hout Bay Harbour
Hout Bay
021 790 7533

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