Learn more about NextFab, our services, and the future of making.
A place with all the tools you need for your creativity and hands-on-learning.
At NextFab, you can learn how to make whatever you want to create. Our mission is to offer our Philadelphia community the tools, training, and classes you need to increase your skills and expand your capabilities.
Whether you are interested in furthering your craft for work, business, or personal reasons, you can learn everything you need through our hands-on classes and expert guidance. If you’re ready to join one of our metal or woodworking classes in the Philadelphia area, we’re ready to help advance your skills!
The first step to joining a NextFab class is through membership. When you purchase a NextFab membership, you will open the door to a multidisciplinary, collaborative community of creators.
Far from just basic enrollment in woodworking classes nearby, our membership grants access to studio space, one-on-one time with our experts, our entire catalog of tools and machines, freelance jobs board, project storage, and materials.
Join today to enjoy all we have to offer!
Our classes are not just for beginners; the NextFab community includes many experienced makers and carpenters, as well! We offer many classes to hone expert woodworking skills, including advanced woodworking projects such as lamination, advanced CNC milling machines, and woodturning. Our woodworking workshops are well-stocked with all of the materials, tools, and machines you will need for your projects!
All of our advanced woodworking classes are Philadelphia-based, either in Kensington or South Philadelphia. If you’d like to take your craft to the next level, join our Philadelphia woodworking community today!
Here at NextFab, we have the daily privilege of witnessing incredible multidisciplinary work. It’s not all woodshop all the time! Our departments include 2D printing and photography, 3D printing and scanning, computer-aided design, electronics, jewelry-making, laser engraving, metalworking, and textiles. If you have been dreaming up a project, you will find the tools you need here.
Our CNC training program includes instructional classes on the VCarve software and ShopBot CNC machining so that you have the skills and freedom for any custom project you’ve imagined. Interested in jewelry making? Our expert-led classes will teach you all of the foundational skills you need, as well as wax casting, enameling, and stone-settings.
See our Instagram to get a glimpse of what’s behind the scenes at our workshops!
There is no limit to what you can learn and make at NextFab. Whether you’d like to expand your advanced crafstman skills in our wood workshop classes or are interested in 3D design, we have a program for you! If you are in the market for a makerspace or woodshop membership near you, we would love to welcome you to our community.
Become a member today