Edinburgh Open Workshop – an Open Access Makerspace

Access to a fully equipped wood, metal, paint, and textiles workshop, whenever you need it, and classes, training and support if you need it.

Become a Member

It starts with a free tour! See the workshop and facilities, meet the team, tell us what you need and let’s explore how EOW can work for you.


EOW is a coworking facility built on a pay as you go model – the only facility of its kind in Scotland.

With a full range of machinery, tools, and affordable fabrication bays dedicated to metalwork, painting, woodworking, and textiles – EOW is as versatile as the needs of your project.

Need help? Book our technician support service and get your project completed at your own pace.

Need more? Our versatile space in the heart of Leith has studio space and storage space available for long term let.

Unsure how to start? We offer training, workshops and courses to help you get the confidence to start any project you imagine.


  • EOW Makers Market 2021
    22 November 2021
    NEWS EOW MAKERS MARKET 2021 shop local | shop small | support artists & makers Saturday, 27 November | 10:00 – 17:00 FREE ENTRY Edinburgh Open Workshop 39 - 41 Assembly Street, Leith EH6 7BQ EOW will once again open its workshop doors to showcase local artists and makers in our third annual Makers Market.
  • EOW Makers Market 2021 - Call for Makers!
    19 October 2021
    NEWS MAKERS MARKET 2021 shop local | shop small | support artists & makers Aln Furniture Katie Charleson Fine Piece Knot Unknot The EOW Makers Market is coming back!
  • Become an EOW Resident Maker!
    31 August 2021
    NEWS Need a studio space? We've got an opening in one of our Resident Bays! Join our growing community of multi-discipline makers, including woodworkers, metal workers, prop makers and set builders, hobbyists, trade workers and enthusiasts.


Learning BY EOW

Designed for a variety of skill levels, our courses and workshops are led by EOW team members, including master carpenters, welders, designers, and other partnered makers. Create a free account and book your first session!

Learning AT EOW

You can hire workspace at EOW to run your own courses; with machine and tool use included in the hire – let us worry about the workshop so that you can focus on your course. Contact us to learn more!

Skill UP with EOW

Know the basics, but want to go further? We offer advanced inductions, machine specific training, and confidence courses to help you get started on any project you imagine. Log In to book your advanced induction.