Like many, I was surprised and saddened to hear of TechShop’s closing. My name is Nate Bezanson, and I’ve been around i3Detroit since the very early days, back in 2009, before we had a space. Before we were even certain we’d end up in a space! That seems obvious in retrospect, but it might not […]
Ever dream of a place where you could build and craft your heart’s desires?
A place to find other Do-It-Yourself-ers and get tips and advice?
A place where you could learn to use and have access to tools that would never fit into your garage or your budget?
That place exists, today. Welcome to i3Detroit.
Here at i3Detroit, we want to create and build, probably much like yourself. We’re not a profit-driven tool rental center, we’ve got a burning passion to create, tinker, hack and make, one that drives us to create the best possible community and space. Our members take pride in what we’ve built, and for good reason. We’ve got such a diverse range of things to create with here, and we’ve done it all as a highly-engaged volunteer community with a passion for things such as crafting, woodworking, metalworking, electronics, welding, programming, and digital fabrication!
Located near the heart of Ferndale, we’re close to many local events and an amazing community. If you’re curious about, or never heard of a Makerspace, then swing on by on a Friday evening (6:00 to 9:00 PM) to take a tour and get to know the membership!
Excited? Gotten this far? Come see us! You’ll find this is just the place you’ve been looking for!
See you soon!
Want to join?
i3 Detroit prides itself on being an open community, but that doesn’t mean anyone can just walk in, hand over $49, and get a key. We like all of our members to come check the space out and meet a few of the members before becoming a part of the community. Our signup process requires prospective members to get familiar with a community-run organization before joining.
i3 Detroit is always actively seeking Donations and Sponsorship to help continue our growth and educational goals. If you are interested in helping our community we have many options for you to help. Since i3 Detroit is a 501c3 organization your contribution may be tax deductible.
You can find all of our happenings here. The calendar includes all of our reoccurring events and classes.
Check out what we’ve been up to!
Max. Class Size: 12 When: Tuesdays, 7 PM Where: i3Detroit Classroom Price: $40/month for all classes Eventbrite Signup for November: Here Manners Maketh Man: Aegis Swordsmanship Academy & Consulting brings i3Detroit a weekly survey of the methods of poise and comportment necessary to present yourself in your own best image. From care of your possessions to […]
Do you love Python? Come meet with like-minded people on the third Saturday of each month, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm, in the i3Detroit Classroom. RSVP at https://www.meetup.com/empugdotorg/
Painting With Epoxy Resin Workshop When: Saturday, November 11, 2017, 1-4 pm Where: i3Detroit Who: 6 students max Cost: $30/Student Tickets here! What: Epoxy resin is not a well-known artistic medium. Epoxy resin is used in 2d paintings as well as sculptures. The amazing, unique properties of epoxy resin offers an infinite number of combinations […]
Alec and Swit are offering a miniature painting workshop 7 – 10 pm November 17, 2017. Come learn how to paint cool gaming miniatures for games like D&D, Warhammer, or just make you favorite board game a little fancier. The paint is non-toxic acrylic. It will stain clothes. https://www.eventbrite.com/e/miniature-painting-tickets-39241234589 10 People Maximum. $5 material fee. Paints, […]
i3Detroit is a volunteer community — no staff, no regular business hours! If you would like to learn more about the community and capabilities of i3 stop by on a Friday night after normal business hours. If you want to see how we herd 150 cats stop by on the first or third Tuesdays of the month. The cat-herding starts at 7:30.
We look forward to having you as part of the community!
Questions for the Leadership:
Please email contact@i3Detroit.org.
Questions for the Membership:
Want to ask a question or propose something to the entire membership? Use our public google group.