TechShop is shutting down its operations and will file for bankruptcy

Sad thing to see happen.

Sad indeed, but even they admit in their statement that a for-profit model for makerspaces doesn’t work as well as a nonprofit model. Which means we’re doing it right. :slight_smile:

And it seems to have the potential to be a galvanizing force in a number of communities to support their local NFP spaces or create new ones:

It might be worth it to attend whatever tool liquidation they hold.

I submitted their form expressing interest in assets. We’ll see what happens.