Learn About Our Memberships

Open Source Maker labs operates on a monthly membership system, allowing members and Makers to learn, create, and collaborate with flexibility. Take a look at the benefits and opportunities our members have access to. Prospective members can also come in for a class, or take a tour at any time!

Access to a Wide Variety of Equipment

All members have the opportunity to utilize all of the machinery and tools in the lab, though some pieces of equipment do require the successful demonstration of proper safety procedures

Free Select Workshops

Every new member has access to our introductory workshops on Laser-cutting, 3D Printing, and Flux Core Welding to help them get started on a project, or get ideas for new projects.




Workbenches and Build Spaces

Members have access to various work areas like the classroom, lab space, all open tables or workbenches, and our collaboration and design spaces! All areas are available for both individual and team project builds.

Access to the Maker Community

OSML is a part of the San Diego Makers Guild, and facilitates meet-ups, community builds, and Maker Faires within the area. The lab spaces are also organized in an open floor layout to facilitate collaboration and discussion between members.

Extra Storage Space Available

Storage areas and shelf spaces are available to all members in need of a place to conveniently keep their projects, tools, and materials.

Discounts and Family Offers

A reduced monthly fee is available for all military personnel, students, educators, and seniors. We also offer a "Family-add-on" plan, in which any additional family member can be added to your existing membership plan for $60 per month!







Resources for New Members