The UW-Toronto feels passionately about the preservation of the arts and crafts through woodworking and hand tools.

If you love woodworking and hand tools, but don’t have the space for a shop of your own, the UW – Toronto MakerSpace may be just what you’re looking for.

Open Course

Students of all levels will be able to create their own projects, with the help and guidance of our Instructors. Be it something you’ve seen in a magazine, an existing plan on the internet, or one of the furniture or tool projects from Tom’s books, we’re here to help you achieve your goals. We will teach you the skills required to successfully complete your project, and oversee and assist you at every step of the way.

If you don’t have a project in mind, we’re happy to assist you with a project suitable for your level of experience.

Jan 12, 2017 – Mar 2, 2017 SOLD OUT

Mar 23, 2017 – May 11, 2017

May 18, 2017 – June 08, 2017

Bench Rental

When our benches are not in use they are available for rent Saturday Afternoons from 1pm – 5pm, at an hourly rate or longer term rates. We also have a Tool Rental option that allows you to use the tools in the shop while you are here. This is a great option if you don’t speciality joinery tools.

  • $15/hour Bench Rentals
  • add Tool Rental for $10

(During our Bootcamp courses, MakerSpace is not available. Check our calendar here if you are interested in these classes.)

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