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  • Studio Space Available
    31 May 2024
    Looking for a space to get creative? Whether admin based or a self-contained creative practice – this could be the studio for you!
  • Earth In Common - Makers Market
    19 May 2024
    Earth in Common x Edinburgh Open Workshop Makers Market – Saturday 8th June | 10:00 – 16:00 – £1 Donation    Edinburgh Open Workshop 39 – 41 Assembly Street, Leith EH6 7BQ shop local | support artists & makers | support charity EOW will once again open its workshop doors to showcase local artists and makers in our annual Charity Makers Market.
  • Join The Team - Workshop Supervisor Vacancy
    11 April 2024
    NEWS Join The Team –  Workshop Supervisor We’re looking for a full – time Workshop Supervisor to join our team!
  • Have A Go Day - Family Friendly
    8 April 2024
    family friendly wood-craft projects | demonstrations | workshop tours Free Entry Edinburgh Open Workshop 39 – 41 Assembly Street, Leith EH6 7BQ   Home to furniture makers, set builders, bike fabricators, screen printers, blade-smiths, metalworkers, prop makers, upholsterers and more – EOW is a makerspace open to makers of every type, at every level – so come see what we are all about! 
  • Meet Your Maker // Birbecks Woodworking - James Birbeck
    5 April 2024
    NEWS Meet Your Maker // Birbecks Woodworking – James Birbeck  On this not so Spring day – we catch James Birbeck, one of our resident woodworkers who never fails to bring lightness, laughter and inspiration, even on the drizzliest days.
  • Call for Makers // Charity Makers Market x Earth In Common
    26 March 2024
    NEWS shop local | shop small | support artists & makers The EOW Charity Makers Market is back!
  • Printspace now for Hire!
    20 March 2024
    NEWS Looking for a space to get your printmaking on? We’ve got a new space just for you!
  • 2023: A Year in the Life of a Workshop
    15 December 2023
    NEWS Another year, another round up, and another happy Holiday Season! It’s December again – and as always, we aren’t quite sure how we got here already – but that’s mostly because it has been another whirlwind of a year, full of the best kind of shenanigans and adventures.
  • EOW Makers Market 2023
    2 November 2023
    NEWS Saturday, 2 December | 10:00 – 16:00 £1 DONTATION Edinburgh Open Workshop 39 – 41 Assembly Street, Leith EH6 7BQ shop local | shop small | support artists & makers EOW will once again open its workshop doors to showcase local artists and makers in our annual Festive Makers Market.
  • Leith Creative Trail // 2023
    2 November 2023
    LEITH CREATIVE TRAIL 2023  You can download a digital map HERE, Welcome to Leith Creative Trail – A day when you can hit up the best of Leith’s Markets and Open Studios.
  • Call for Makers // Festive Makers Market 2023 // Saturday 2nd December
    6 October 2023
    NEWS shop local | shop small | support artists & makers The EOW Makers Market is back!
  • Meet Your Maker // Selvedge Edge - Rebecca Subio
    21 September 2023
    NEWS Meet Your Maker // Selvedge Edge Upholstery and Interiors    We caught up with resident upholsterer (and all round bad-ass maker) Becka.
  • Doors Open Day - Come And See What We're All About
    12 September 2023
    NEWS Doors Open Day – What is it all about ? We’re taking part in the Doors Open Day again this year on Saturday 23rd September.
  • Meet Your Maker // Alex McLure - Custom and Refurbished Guitars
    26 July 2023
    NEWS Meet Your Maker // Alex McLure – Custom and Refurbished Guitars     It is a real joy to introduce you to one of our wonderful Pay-As-You-Go members Alex McLure.
  • In Aid of Choose Love Makers Market
    16 June 2023
    NEWS raffle fundraiser | craft demos | makers market Saturday, 1 July | 10:00 – 16:00 £1 Entry £3 Raffle Tickets Edinburgh Open Workshop 39 – 41 Assembly Street, Leith EH6 7BQ EOW is excited to open our doors for our first ever charity fundraiser  in support of ‘Choose Love’.
  • Studio Three // Availability
    14 June 2023
    NEWS Looking for a space to get creative? Whether admin based or a self-contained creative practice – this could be the studio for you!
  • Call for Makers // Choose Love Fundraiser
    17 May 2023
    NEWS Choose Love Fundraiser | Get Involved  CALL FOR ARTISTS & MAKERS Get involved in our charity fundraiser including market, taster sessions and an on-site raffle (with over £1000 worth of EOW memberships, vouchers, and courses spaces donated, along with amazing donations from local makers – soon to be revealed !) to help raise funds for ‘Choose Love’.
  • Printmakers looking for a studio pal/s!
    11 April 2023
    NEWS Looking for a space to get your printmaking on? We’ve got an opening in one of our Studios!
  • Meet Your Maker // Ellen Catherine Jewellery
    22 March 2023
    NEWS Meet Your Maker // Ellen Catherine Jewellery Tucked away in one of our studios, lives the lovely Catherine Nuttall: The most talented jewellery maker, creating beautiful and delicate pieces.
  • Meet Your Maker // Anna Nicoles - ALN Furniture
    12 January 2023
    NEWS Meet Your Maker // Anna Nicoles – ALN Furniture Nestled away in the walls of our workshop lives Anna Nicoles; One of our resident makers.
  • Wrapping Up 2022
    15 December 2022
    NEWS A Moment to Reflect and Rest – Happy Holidays THANK YOU FOR THE GOOD TIMES Another year and a whole bunch of fun has been had because of you lot.
  • EOW Makers Market 2022
    9 November 2022
    NEWS shop local | shop small | support artists & makers Saturday, 3 December | 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 fourth annual Makers Market.
  • Leith Creative Trail - 2022
    18 October 2022
        Welcome to Leith Creative Trail – A day when you can hit up the best of Leith’s Markets and Open Studios.
  • Call for Makers // Holiday Makers Market 2022
    14 October 2022
    NEWS EOW MAKERS MARKET 2022 shop local | shop small | support artists & makers CALL FOR ARTISTS & MAKERS The EOW Makers Market is coming back!
  • Meet Your Maker // Greg Marr - Glittering Edge
    6 October 2022
    NEWS Meet Your Maker // Greg Marr -Glittering Edge We sat down with Greg Marr, our resident bladesmith, mysterious and creative soul.
  • Doors Open Day - What is it all about?
    19 September 2022
    NEWS Doors Open Day – What is it all about ? We’re taking part in the Doors Open Day again this year and thought we would give you a quick download on what will be going on, how you can get involved and also some places we would love to go and visit within the city. 
  • Meet Your Maker // MJ - XYZ Cargo UK
    2 September 2022
    NEWS Meet Your Maker // MJ – XYZ Cargo UK We caught up with resident maker and forever inspiring soul MJ, who runs XYZ Cargo UK out of Edinburgh Open Workshop.
  • Membership Not Required // Advanced Inductions
    19 July 2022
    NEWS Membership Not Required // Advanced Inductions Want private instruction or guidance? You can now walk-in and get yourself 1 to 1 tuition in welding, wood turning, day training on our CNC, spray painting, and on any of our sewing machines.These ‘Advance Inductions’ are aimed at those with little or no experience – As every day should be a school day. 
  • Meet Your Maker // Geo.Ply - Mike Addington
    13 July 2022
    NEWS Meet Your Maker // Geo.Ply – Mike Addington   This month we a finding out about all things Geo.Ply and Mike Addington.
  • A(nother) New Face Joins The Crew
    24 May 2022
    NEWS A (nother) New Face In The Crew Yes, you heard right ANOTHER new face has joined the team and she goes by the name of Rosie.
  • Laser Cutting, at Your Service!
    2 May 2022
    NEWS EOW Laser Cutting Service – now ready for business! After some months of learning, testing, and generally playing around with our new laser cutter, we are now ready to get started with EOW’s Laser Cutting Service (we were so close to an ELF acronym but there is no appropriate word for ‘cutting’ that begins with the letter ‘f’ – what a shame).
  • Take up Residence in Studio One
    15 April 2022
    NEWS Need more space to make? We’ve got an opening in one of our Studios! (Resident Boss Tash & Tiny Desk Dinosaur included for scale) Join our growing community of multi-discipline artists and makers in the heart of Leith.
  • Because we just can't stop growing our team
    30 March 2022
    NEWS Because we just can’t stop growing our team. To avoid overusing the word ‘new’ in our blog posts we took the time to dust off our workshop thesaurus for some different options.
  • A new face joins the crew
    16 March 2022
    NEWS Another new face in the workshop Introducing, Niamh, our shiny new Workshop Apprentice! The first to take part in our 6-month program, we are excited to have her join us in the workshop and see all that she brings to the table.
  • New Year, New Apprenticeship
    5 January 2022
    NEWS New Year, New Apprenticeship – Hello 2022 Our first day back in the workshop after a good round of holiday-ing and resting, and we are hitting the ground running – care to join us?
  • Wrapping up 2021 for the Holidays
    13 December 2021
    NEWS Have a Historic-ally good Holiday Season! It’s December – and we aren’t quite sure how we got here, but glad to have made it considering the year 2021 has been.
  • EOW's 5.54 Minutes of Fame
    10 December 2021
    NEWS A Yeti Came to EOW – and immediately became one of our hardest workers. It’s finally here!
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • It's time to Meet Your Maker...again!
    10 August 2021
    NEWS It’s time to Meet Your Maker…again! With the return of semi-normal life, we figured it was was also time to bring make our features on some of the talented makers that call EOW home!
  • Learn to 'Make it Yourself' with EOW
    17 June 2021
    NEWS The time has come to ‘Make It Yourself’ – Learn how with EOW! Creative Learning has returned to EOW!
  • The CNC revolution begins!
    10 May 2021
    NEWS The CNC Revolution Begins! Our YETI CNC Smartbench is now bookable for member use! After some very necessary and not at all just for fun test runs, we can happily say the CNC can tackle anything; signs, desks, tables, dog portraits, life-size dinosaurs – and we’ve only just begun.
  • A new (strangely familiar) face on the team
    8 April 2021
    NEWS A new (yet strangely familiar) face joins the EOW team! EOW has seen a lot of changes in the last year, but one of the more exciting changes has been the addition of an official Workshop Manager – the one and only, JJ.
  • EOW Updates & Opening Dates 2021
    26 March 2021
    NEWS EOW Updates – and Opening Dates! EOW Community, Well, it’s been a (insert your adjective of choice) year.
  • A Yeti joins EOW
    9 March 2021
    NEWS Meet EOW’s latest resident: the Yeti Smart Bench When EOW resident, James Birbeck, sent me the link to a CNC machine that can be set up in 3 minutes, I thought it was a joke.
  • Additions to the EOW Crew!
    12 February 2021
    NEWS Additions to the EOW Team! Edinburgh Open Workshop (EOW) is an innovative, creative co-working space, offering membership based,  Pay-As-You-Go access to workshop facilities, machinery, power tools, hand tools, workbenches, fabrication  space, textile bays and long-term resident maker space, studios, and office space.
  • EOW Makers Market 2020, a digital return!
    16 November 2020
    NEWS EOW Makers Market 2020, a digital return! EOW takes our Makers Market 2020 digital to safely showcase local artists and makers.
  • EOW Leaving Lockdown 2020
    9 July 2020
    NEWS EOW Phased Reopening Plan Looks like things are finally moving toward an ability to make a plan – albeit, a very flexible one!
  • COVID-19 Announcement for the EOW Community
    16 March 2020
    NEWS COVID-19 Announcement for the EOW Community UPDATED 17 April 2020 EOW Family, following Government advice as of 16 April 2020, Edinburgh Open Workshop and its facilities and workshops will continue to be closed for all but those who have essential need of the facilities and key access.
  • Meet Your Maker – EOW Highlights It's Not So Hidden Talents
    4 February 2020
    NEWS Meet Your Maker – EOW Highlights It’s Not So Hidden Talents Birbeck’s Woodwork never fails to impress with his original designs and wood-working skill.
  • Have a Lovely Holiday Season!
    17 December 2019
    NEWS Edinburgh Open Workshop Holiday Hours Closed Friday, 20th of December – Monday, 6th of January Special note to members, if you book by Thursday 19th of December, you may still have workshop access the 21st & 22nd.
  • Marvellous Makers Merchandise!
    20 November 2019
    NEWS Marvellous Makers Merchandise! Gift time approaches… The Makers Market is coming this Saturday!! Let the holiday shopping commence!
  • Christmas Makers Market - Saturday 23rd November
    13 November 2019
    NEWS Christmas Makers Market – Saturday 23rd November Our first EOW Makers Market is now just around the corner on November 23rd from 10 – 5.