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Shop 10

Wood Workshop

Design, build, test, revise, repeat! The Wood Workshop boasts the longest list of equipment of all our maker spaces. Build a set, host a woodworking class, make furniture, sculpt, and more. What will you create?

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Room Stats

Capacity:

30

people

Room Dimensions:

Sq ft:

1146

Amenities

  • Shop vacs for dust collection
  • Limited storage for small projects

Equipment

Equipment in this shop requires training or a tool test before use.

  • 1 Band Saw (JET 14-inch deluxe pro)
  • 1 Belt and Disc Sander (JET JSG-6DC)
  • 1 Brad nailer (DEWALT 18 gauge, DWFP12231)
  • 1 Downdraft Table (Baileigh DDT-3519)
  • 1 Drill Press (JET 20 inch, JDP-20MF)
  • 1 Jigsaw (Cordless DEWALT DSC334)
  • 1 Router Table and handheld router
  • TABLE: JessEm with Bosch Router 22810
  • Handheld: Milwaukee 5616-24
  • 1 Sliding Miter Saw (DEWALT DWS780)
  • 1 Table Saw (SawStop PCS175)
  • 1 Track Saw (Cordless DEWALT DCS520 with 59 inch track)
  • Cordless DEWALT power drills and impact drivers
  • Variety of handheld manual tools

Operating Hours

Monday: 10 am - 8 pm
Tuesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Wednesday: 10 am - 8 pm
Thursday: 10 am - 8 pm
Friday: 8 am - 8 pm
Saturday: 9 am - 8 pm
Sunday: Closed

Monday: Closed
Tuesday: 12 pm - 8 pm
Wednesday: 12 pm - 8 pm
Thursday: 12 pm - 8 pm
Friday: 12 pm - 8 pm
Saturday: 12 pm - 8 pm
Sunday: Closed

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Large Event

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Performance

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Reserve This Space

Please read our Reservation Guidelines and Community Guidelines before requesting to reserve a space.

Community Reservations

For non-profit organizations, small businesses, and individual community members. The following amounts are all at the top of the sliding scale for this room.
One Time
A single reservation of a shop for hour-long increments up to four hours.
$
70
/hr
Weekly/Weeklong
Reservations that recur every week for up to 10 weeks in a row, and reservations that occur at the same time every day for a week.
$
35
/hr
Get started

Commercial Reservations

For corporate events and offerings
One Time
A single reservation of a shop for hour-long increments up to four hours.
$
140
/hr
Weekly/Weeklong
Reservations that recur every week for up to 10 weeks in a row, and reservations that occur at the same time every day for a week.
$
140
/hr
Get started

To request sliding scale pricing, check the box at the end of the reservation request form that asks if you would like to be considered for a sliding scale discount.

Annual Revenue
Personal Income
Discount %
One Time
Weekly & Weeklong
Greater than $1,000,000
Greater than $94,000
0%
$
70
/hr
$
35
/hr
$1,000,000 - $500,000
$94,000 - $70,050
10%
$
63
/hr
$
32
/hr
$500,000 - $250,000
$70,050 - $56,400
20%
$
56
/hr
$
28
/hr
$250,000 - $100,000
$56,400 - $47,000
40%
$
42
/hr
$
21
/hr
$100,000 - $50,000
$47,000 - $28,200
60%
$
28
/hr
$
14
/hr
Less than $50,000
Less than $28,000
80%
$
14
/hr
$
7
/hr

Questions? Learn more about our Sliding Scale Policy.

Reserve This Space

Please read our Reservation Guidelines and Community Guidelines before requesting to reserve a space.

Programs

A program at The Foundry is any class or gathering that is open to the public or available to an audience via invites or pre-registration. Examples can include a weekly dance class, an educational panel about Black History month, or a monthly sewing circle.
Submit Request
Community Rate
For each hour of reservation at the top of our sliding scale
One Time
A reservation that occurs once
$
70
/hr
Weekly/weeklong
Reservations that recur every week for up to 10 weeks in a row, and reservations that occur at the same time very day for a week
$
35
/hr
Commercial Rate
All Commercial program reservations are priced at a fixed rate.
$
140
/hr

Performances

A performance is any performing arts event in the theater that has an audience and is using our sound system and light board. This can be a one night performance or span across multiple weeks.
Submit Inquiry
Performance Rate
For each hour of use of the STEAM Set, including rehearsals, tech runs, and load-in/load-out at the top of our sliding scale
$
35
/hr
Community Ticket Revenue Share
For any performances not free to the public
15%
/ticket
Commercial Ticket Revenue Share
For any performances not free to the public
30%
/ticket

Event Rentals

This includes use of one or two of our community spaces on the first floor, i.e: our four maker spaces, multi-purpose rooms, dance studio, performance space. Furniture included in each room is listed on our website. Events may include fundraisers, retreats, or galas for a corporation or non-profit organization, as well as birthday parties, potlucks, or other invitation-only events. Please be aware that, because The Foundry is a community organization, we will permit a limited number of private events throughout the year.
Submit Inquiry
Community Rate
For each hour of reservation at the top of our sliding scale
$
250
/hr
Commercial Rate
For each hour of reservation
$
300
/hr

To request sliding scale pricing, be sure to answer the sliding scale question on whichever form or request page you are completing.

Program Cost Sliding Scale

Annual Revenue
Personal Income
Discount %
One Time
Weekly & Weeklong
Greater than $1,000,000
Greater than $94,000
0%
$
70
/hr
$
35
/hr
$1,000,000 - $500,000
$94,000 - $70,050
10%
$
63
/hr
$
32
/hr
$500,000 - $250,000
$70,050 - $56,400
20%
$
56
/hr
$
28
/hr
$250,000 - $100,000
$56,400 - $47,000
40%
$
42
/hr
$
21
/hr
$100,000 - $50,000
$47,000 - $28,200
60%
$
28
/hr
$
14
/hr
Less than $50,000
Less than $28,000
80%
$
14
/hr
$
7
/hr

Performance Cost Sliding Scale

Annual Revenue
Personal Income
Discount %
Performance Rate
Ticket Revenue Share
Greater than $1,000,000
Greater than $94,000
0%
$
75
/hr
15%
/ticket
$1,000,000 - $500,000
$94,000 - $70,050
10%
$
68
/hr
15%
/ticket
$500,000 - $250,000
$70,050 - $56,400
20%
$
60
/hr
15%
/ticket
$250,000 - $100,000
$56,400 - $47,000
40%
$
45
/hr
15%
/ticket
$100,000 - $50,000
$47,000 - $28,200
60%
$
30
/hr
15%
/ticket
Less than $50,000
Less than $28,000
80%
$
15
/hr
15%
/ticket

Event Rental Cost Sliding Scale

Annual Revenue
Personal Income
Discount %
Hourly Rate
Greater than $1,000,000
Greater than $94,000
0%
$
250
/hr
$1,000,000 - $500,000
$94,000 - $70,050
10%
$
225
/hr
$500,000 - $250,000
$70,050 - $56,400
20%
$
200
/hr
$250,000 - $100,000
$56,400 - $47,000
30%
$
175
/hr
$100,000 - $50,000
$47,000 - $28,200
40%
$
150
/hr
Less than $50,000
Less than $28,000
50%
$
125
/hr

Questions? Learn more about our Sliding Scale Policy.

Community rates are for non-profit organizations, small businesses, and individual community members.
Commercial rates are for corporate events and offerings.

Reserve This Space

Please read our Reservation Guidelines and Community Guidelines before requesting to reserve a space.

Programs

A program at The Foundry is any class or gathering that is open to the public or available to an audience via invites or pre-registration. Examples can include a weekly dance class, an educational panel about Black History month, or a monthly sewing circle.
Submit Request
Community Rate
For each hour of reservation at the top of our sliding scale
One Time
A reservation that occurs once
$
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/hr
Weekly/weeklong
Reservations that recur every week for up to 10 weeks in a row, and reservations that occur at the same time very day for a week
$
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/hr
Commercial Rate
All Commercial program reservations are priced at a fixed rate.
$
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/hr

Programs

A program at The Foundry is any class or gathering that is open to the public or available to an audience via invites or pre-registration. Examples can include a weekly dance class, an educational panel about Black History month, or a monthly sewing circle.
Submit Request
Community Rate
For each hour of reservation at the top of our sliding scale
One Time
A reservation that occurs once
$
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/hr
Weekly/weeklong
Reservations that recur every week for up to 10 weeks in a row, and reservations that occur at the same time very day for a week
$
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/hr
Commercial Rate
All Commercial program reservations are priced at a fixed rate.
$
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/hr

To request sliding scale pricing, be sure to answer the sliding scale question on whichever form or request page you are completing.

Program Cost Sliding Scale

Annual Revenue
Personal Income
Discount %
One Time
Weekly & Weeklong
Greater than $1,000,000
Greater than $94,000
0%
$
70
/hr
$
35
/hr
$1,000,000 - $500,000
$94,000 - $70,050
10%
$
63
/hr
$
32
/hr
$500,000 - $250,000
$70,050 - $56,400
20%
$
56
/hr
$
28
/hr
$250,000 - $100,000
$56,400 - $47,000
40%
$
42
/hr
$
21
/hr
$100,000 - $50,000
$47,000 - $28,200
60%
$
28
/hr
$
14
/hr
Less than $50,000
Less than $28,000
80%
$
14
/hr
$
7
/hr

Performance Cost Sliding Scale

Annual Revenue
Personal Income
Discount %
Performance Rate
Ticket Revenue Share
Greater than $1,000,000
Greater than $94,000
0%
$
75
/hr
15%
/ticket
$1,000,000 - $500,000
$94,000 - $70,050
10%
$
68
/hr
15%
/ticket
$500,000 - $250,000
$70,050 - $56,400
20%
$
60
/hr
15%
/ticket
$250,000 - $100,000
$56,400 - $47,000
40%
$
45
/hr
15%
/ticket
$100,000 - $50,000
$47,000 - $28,200
60%
$
30
/hr
15%
/ticket
Less than $50,000
Less than $28,000
80%
$
15
/hr
15%
/ticket

Event Rental Cost Sliding Scale

Annual Revenue
Personal Income
Discount %
Hourly Rate
Greater than $1,000,000
Greater than $94,000
0%
$
250
/hr
$1,000,000 - $500,000
$94,000 - $70,050
10%
$
225
/hr
$500,000 - $250,000
$70,050 - $56,400
20%
$
200
/hr
$250,000 - $100,000
$56,400 - $47,000
30%
$
175
/hr
$100,000 - $50,000
$47,000 - $28,200
40%
$
150
/hr
Less than $50,000
Less than $28,000
50%
$
125
/hr

Questions? Learn more about our Sliding Scale Policy.

Community rates are for non-profit organizations, small businesses, and individual community members.
Commercial rates are for corporate events and offerings.

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About Sliding Scale Pricing

We are committed to making The Foundry a financially accessible community space.

Reservation and membership prices are available at a discounted rate, based on self-reported organization annual revenue or personal income brackets. Commercial entities are not eligible for sliding scale.

To request sliding scale pricing, be sure to answer the sliding scale question on whichever form or request page you are completing.

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Large Events

Interested in reserving several spaces at once or even the whole building? Let’s make it happen!

Some examples of large events include a conference, wedding, art fair, expo, etc.

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Become a Member

Are you interested in having open access to our Maker Spaces or are you looking to rent studio space in our Art Studio? If so, become a member and start creating at The Foundry!

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Frequently Asked Questions

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How can I get The Foundry to promote my public event?

When you reserve a room, we will send you a link to a form that asks for a list of details about your event. This information will allow us to publicize your event on our events page, social media, and weekly events e-newsletter.

Please note: If you do not submit your event by 10 am the Friday before your event, your event will not be included in next week's e-newsletter and social post. It will still be included on our website.

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How does The Foundry decide what programs happen in the building?

Any programs that meet our community guidelines and make positive use of the space are welcome at The Foundry! For more information about how we prioritize programming when there are several competing requests view our Program Rubric here.

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Where can I view your space reservation guidelines?

You can view our space reservation guidelines here.

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Does the Foundry have COVID-19 Policies?

All Foundry employees will be required to be vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. Mask use is encouraged within the indoor spaces of The Foundry to help protect our most vulnerable community members. Mask use will be encouraged for all visitors to the Foundry building, and masks will be on hand for those who need one. In the event of a surge in cases for Covid-19 or any other public health crisis disease, The Foundry will comply with and follow local City of Cambridge guidelines and regulations.

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How does the Sliding Scale Policy work?

Our reservation and membership prices are available at discounted rates based on organization operating budgets or personal income brackets.

See our Sliding Scale Policy here.

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Where can I view your community guidelines?

You can view our community guidelines here.

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Where can I view your harassment policy?

You can view our harassment policy here.

Frequently Asked Questions

expand_more

Does the Foundry have COVID-19 Policies?

All Foundry employees will be required to be vaccinated against the Covid-19 virus. Mask use is encouraged within the indoor spaces of The Foundry to help protect our most vulnerable community members. Mask use will be encouraged for all visitors to the Foundry building, and masks will be on hand for those who need one. In the event of a surge in cases for Covid-19 or any other public health crisis disease, The Foundry will comply with and follow local City of Cambridge guidelines and regulations.

expand_more

How does the Sliding Scale Policy work?

Our reservation and membership prices are available at discounted rates based on organization operating budgets or personal income brackets.

See our Sliding Scale Policy here.

expand_more

Where can I view your community guidelines?

You can view our community guidelines here.

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Where can I view your harassment policy?

You can view our harassment policy here.