techshop: A great idea
gc-ar-l at garychatters.com
Sat Sep 15 08:40:35 CDT 2007
Here is a link to Guy Kawasaki's blog with a nice article and a lot of
The idea seems to not be totally original. With a little searching I
found references to other DIY shops, but nothing in the DC area and some
that went out of business rather quickly.
Their electronics shop is not very impressive. But it is not that hard
to come up with a decent electronics shop at home, even in an
apartment. The big vertical mills, lathes, plasma cutters, etc, would
be more difficult to maintain in a home shop. Although I expect some
people do it.
Andre Kesteloot wrote:
> In Menlo Park (San Francisco area), one can join (day access $30,
> monthly membership $100):
> and use all their advanced tools.
> They are considering expanding to other cities (franchising ?)
> Is there such workshop in the WDC / VA / MD area?
> And if not, why not?
> André N4ICK
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