Main Page

From Artisan's Asylum

Jump to: navigation, search

Welcome to the public wiki for Artisan’s Asylum, Inc., a non-profit community workshop in Somerville, Massachusetts. Our mission is to support the teaching, learning and practice of fabrication. Read on to learn how to make, learn and teach here.

To support our mission to help people make what they imagine:

  • Join the Friends of Artisan's
    Our Friends enjoy access to members-only events including our Speaker Series and social nights along with our member newsletter.
  • Make a monetary donation and let us know what you'd most like to support.
  • You can also help us by making your Amazon purchases by clicking the below button.


Board & Officer Elections 2016


Facilities and Equipment

Main Page: Shops Main Page: Tools

Facility access membership at Artisan's provides access to the following fabrication facilities:

Audio / Video
Fiber Arts
Ventilated Room
Bike Shop / SCUL
Digital Fabrication
Multipurpose Room 1 (Computer Lab & Design Center)
Jewelry and Metalsmithing
Electronics and Robotics
Machine Shop
Metal Casting
Multipurpose Room 2
  • Safety - All the basics you need to know before working in the space
  • Floorplan

Tools & Materials


Tool Testing

Tool Testing, also referred to as tool check-off or tool certification is required for independent facility use as a member or day pass user. These sessions require you to demonstrate safe and correct use of our tools in our shared community shops.

Member Resources


Rental Space


For Students


For Instructors


Main Page: Community


Main Page: Resources


Personal tools
Wiki Maintenance