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"LA's 1st DIY


  3D PRINT AND

  LASER CUTTING SHOP"

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"LA's 1st DIY


  3D PRINT AND

  LASER CUTTING SHOP"

History

Founded in late 2011, The Build Shop is the first Do-It-Yourself 3D printing and laser cutting shop in Los Angeles.  Following in the footsteps of the maker movement of San Francisco, The Build Shop was one of the original pioneers of the 3D Printing maker movement in Los Angeles.

Founded by Bryan and Maya Jaycox, The Build Shop began as a dream project for Bryan to create access to the high tech tools that were available to him in his graduate studies at USC.  Passionate about the wearable technology, art, virtual reality projects, and gadgets which he had designed in the past he wanted a place to work comparable to the labs he had access to in the later days of his college career.  Not just access to any 3D printer or a laser cutter but access to the best high-end tools used by design professionals, not just a place to tinker and learn but a place to grow and foster your dreams and inventions into a lifestyle.

 

The Build Shop is place where creatives can meet, where dreams and innovation are not tethered to the amount of capital you can spend, and a place where you can build practically anything you can imagine.  We are your friendly neighborhood hackerspace, the fab lab around the corner, your local 3D print shop and tech hub, your private design firm, your personal factory, and your friends in the next tech revolution.

 

Come join the Build Shop family as we grow innovation in Los Angeles and a sustainable, independent design lifestyle.  Come make with us!

 

DIY Workshop

We offer a wide range of technologies to get you up and running with your latest project: 3d printers, a 100 Watt industrial laser cutter, desktop CNC mill, industrial sewing machine, welding equipment, and design expertise spanning the past 15 years in fabrication, engineering, electronics, web design, graphic design, virtual reality and the video games industry.

3D Printing Expertise

With over five distinct brands of 3D printers using Fused Filament Fabrication, Stereolithography, and Granular Materials Binding Technologies we have the capabilities to 3D print nearly any project you want to build.  If you want to do it yourself we also have a host of classes to get you up to speed to run the machines yourself!

Concept to Creation

Whether you're a small business owner looking to build a part, an artist creating their next masterpiece, student learning the cutting edge of personal prototyping, or maker looking to create their next cool gadget, if you can dream it up we can help you build it!

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Laser Cutting


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Laser Cutting


FEATURED BUILD SHOP MAKERS

COSTUMING

MYTH MASQUE

http://www.mythmasque.com/

 

FINE ART

SHOGHI CASTEL DE ORO

http://shoghicasteldeoro.com/

TELEVISION

REITZ-LANGE INC.

http://reitzlange.com/

 

BRANDING

PAPERCRAFT

JACKIE HUANG

http://jackiehuang.com/

 

JEWELRY

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3D Printing & Scanning


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3D Printing & Scanning


3D PRINTING

[PP]

GYPSUM

SANDSTONE

[FDM/FFF]

PLASTIC

EXTRUSION

[SLA]

HIGH-DETAIL

PLASTIC

 

METAL POST-

PROCESSING

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3D SCANNING

LASER SCANNING

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STRUCTURED LIGHT

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...3D PRINTER BROKEN?
WE CAN FIX IT!

3D PRINTER REPAIR SERVICE

Most brands of 3D Printers can be repaired in-house.  We have experience across all models of Makerbot, Cubify, Bukobots, Formlabs, RepRaps, and more to high-end machines like the 3D Systems ZPrinter.  Bring it in to our shop and we'll get it back up and running.

We can handle mechanical and software issues as well as offer training using your own machine from home.  With over 5 years of assembly and repair work under our belts we can troubleshoot most any problem you may have.

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Professional Design & Fabrication


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Professional Design & Fabrication


Whether it's an idea in your head...
...a sketch on a napkin,
...or a digital CAD model
We can bring it to REALITY!

 

Prototyping & Pro Fab

You ever have an idea that you write down but have no clue how you would actually make it a reality. This is no longer an issue because we are the place to make ideas become reality. We always pick the best direction for you and to make your projects become what you dreamed of.

Electronics Fabrication

Do you love the creation of someone fresh and new to take to the clubs, sell or just for fun then you will love what we have to offer. from LED Cube, Classes to whatever needs to be sodered, Laser cut, 3D printed to make your design come to life. 

Interactive Experiences

Ever gone to an event and thought everything is nothing fresh, New and exciting well that will not be the case any more. Interactive display in many different ways is what we will bring to your event. Taking your ideas and turning them into an experience most people have never seen.