The Shop
A maker space for those getting creative with ceramics, woodworking and other crafting. They offer both drop in and membership rates. If you're looking to learn a few skills, they run a variety of classes. [Read More]
 
A Higher Plane
The Higher Plane takes old materials and uses them to make something new. They have a line of zero waste furniture. They also specialize in custom home renovations, fine carpentry and millwork as well as alternative construction.... [Read More]
 
Toronto Tool Library
For a small yearly fee you are free to borrow tools and power tools of all sorts. They will also be running tool workshops. You no longer need to buy a saw to do that one little project. [Read More]
 
Central Fairbank Lumber
They carry a fairly wide selection and sizes of lumber compared to most others. When buying contruction grade lumber they still end up trying to give you damaged and cracked pieces but it seems to be a little less damaged or warped than other places. [Read More]
 
Woodshop at Franklin Horner Community Centre
If you pass their safety test it's possible to become a member of their woodshop. You can then use the space and their fancy wood working tools to make your own projects. They run a number of classes for those who might need a bit of guidance before being turned loose to play with table saws, routers and drill presses. They also sell a wide variety of hand crafted items at reasonable prices. Worth considering if you're in the market for a muskoka chair, a table, shelving,... [Read More]