our facilities

Machines & Tools.

3D Printing

3D printing is the future and we’ve got just what you need to get started. Make your own designs or download open-source files and get printing! 


    • 4 Prusa Mk2 3D printers
    • 8 Creality Ender 3pro’s
    • 2 Creality CR-10v.2’s

    Digital Fabrication

    Our digital fabrication shop has advanced large-format machines that can cut through plywood, plastic, and soft metals with hair-splitting accuracy. Some of the furniture throughout Open Works is built on our own CNC routers – we’d be happy to teach you how to make your own!

      • 1 60-watt Boss Laser cutters: bed size 35″ x 23″
      • 1 70-watt Boss Laser cutter: bed size 35″ x 23″
      • 2 100-watt Boss Laser cutters: bed size 54″ x 35″in
      • 2 ShopBot PRS Alpha CNC routers: bed size 48″ x 96″ in
      • 1 Laguna SmartShop CNC router: bed size 48″ x 96″ (Vacuum Bed)
      • Centralized dust collection and compressed air


      Our metal shop is equipped for production workflows and one-off projects at almost any scale. Located close to the loading dock, moving materials in and products out is easy. A full-size paint booth makes finishing a breeze.

      • 19” vertical band saw
      • 5” horizontal band saw
      • Bar bender
      • Bench grinder
      • Bench polisher
      • Metal lathe
      • Jet 17″ drill press
      • 40” English wheel
      • 4 Lincoln MIG welders
      • 1 Miller Synchrowave TIG welder
      • 4’x4’ Torchmate CNC plasma cutter
      • Oxy/acetylene torch
      • 52” shear
      • 50” slip roller 16 ga. Capacity
      • Centralized compressed air


      Our woodworking shop is a dream setup for beginners, pros, and everyone in between. Fitted out with high-quality dust collection, hard-piped compressed air, and advanced LED lighting, it’s safe, clean, and efficient.
      • Jet 17″ Drill Press
      • Track saw
      • 2 10″ Saw Stop table saws w/ various custom sleds
      • DeWalt 12″ Double Bevel Sliding Compound Mitre Saw
      • Laguna 14″ bandsaw
      • Laguna 18″ bandsaw w/ re-saw blade
      • Dewalt 20″ scroll saw
      • Jet Oscillating edge sander
      • Jet Combination belt/disc sander
      • Jet Spindle sander
      • 2 DeWalt trim routers w/ assorted bits
      • 1 DeWalt plunge router w/ assorted bits
      • Jet Router table w/ assorted bits
      • Jet Wood Lathe (14″ x 42″) w/ basic selection of knives and gouges
      • Powermatic 12″ Jointer
      • Powermatic 20″ Planer
      • Tormek water-cooled sharpening stone
      • Festool DF500 domino cutter
      • Manual frame cutting machine
      • Steam generator with 3 steam boxes (S.M.L)
      • Centralized dust collection and compressed air
      • Assorted hand tools, clamps, bits, blades, and jigs

      Computer Lab

      Access to our computer lab is included in every level of membership so you can have all the design resources you need to bring your idea from conception to reality.
      • 16 Dell Precision workstations with 27” monitors
      • AutoDesk Fusion 360 (not licensed)
      • Adobe Creative Suite (licensed)
      • Sketchup Pro (not licensed)
      • Rhino 3D
      • Microsoft Office
      • SolidWorks (not licensed)
      • Cura
      • 3D Builder
      • RDworks


      Our cut-and-sew studio is ideal for quilts, clothes, or soft circuits. Industrial sewing machines can handle anything from muslin to denim, and a computerized embroidery machine can output intricate custom designs.
      • 8 Juki industrial lockstitch machines
      • 1 Juki serger
      • 2 Juki walking-foot machines
      • 1 Juki Coverstitch
      • Industrial iron
      • Upholstery staple gun
      • 2 cutting tables
      • Assorted adjustable dress forms
      Grey Tshirt with orange and black Vintage baseball logo inspired Open Works logo printed on an Epson Dye-Sublimation Printer at Open Works.

      Customize everything using some of the latest tech in textiles, from CNC quilting to dye-sublimation printing.

      Click here to learn more.

      • 2 Melco 16-color CNC embroidery machines
      • Bernina Q24 longarm quilter with Q-Matic software
      • Epson SC-F570 Dye-Sumblimation Printer.
      • Epson SureColor F2100 Direct-to-Garment Printer
      • Mister-T1 pretreatment machine
      • Heat press

      Digital Media

      Our digital media studio can output full-size blueprints, cut-vinyl stickers, and stunning archival-quality photo prints. Use it to document your next project or make wall graphics for a gallery show.
      • 36”-wide full-color Epson roll plotter
      • 24″-wide full-color Epson roll plotter
      • 2 18”-wide Epson photo printers
      • 2 Epson scanners, 8.5×11 bed and 11×17 bed Scanner
      • Lightbox
      • Light table
      • Desktop laminating machine
      • 6 Mac workstations with Adobe Creative Suite
      • Vinyl cutter
      • Button Maker
      Want to reserve a machine? Link to Resource Reservations page

      Make it Happen at Open Works

      Looking for something else? Open Works has all the tools and resources you need to bring an idea to life, learn a new skill, find a space for your new business and so much more.

      Contact Us

      1400 Greenmount Ave,
      Baltimore, MD 21202
      (410) 862-0424

      Hours of Operation

      M-F 9am to 9pm
      S-Su 9am to 5pm