Bringing Maker culture to the Central Valley by sharing knowledge and resources with the people and organizations of our community. Together, we bring ideas to life!

Fresno Ideaworks sumobot robots

What’s Happening at Fresno Ideaworks


Glass Blowing – Pumpkin Workshop

Saturday, October 29, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (SOLD OUT) and Saturday, November 12, 2016 from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM (STILL AVILABLE)


Fresno Ideaworks Beginning Woodshop

Sunday, November 6th, 10:00am – 1:00pm – 4 week class — Includes free month membership to Fresno Ideaworks!


Fresno Ideaworks Beginning Welding Class

3 week classes start Friday, November 4th or Monday, November 14th


Weekly Focus Groups at Fresno Ideaworks


Super Sumobot Saturdays

Every Saturday at 2 p.m. at Fresno Ideaworks – ALL AGES – OPEN TO THE PUBLIC! Get ready for the Sumobot competition!


Sawdust Sunday

Sundays from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.


Tech Tuesdays

Every Tuesday night from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Interested in Arduino, RaspberryPi, robotics and microelectronic devices. Fresno Ideaworks hosts Tech Tuesdays every Tuesday at 6pm. No experience necessary, no membership required, just a healthy curiosity. Check our Facebook page for changes or cancellations.


Wooly Wednesdays

Attention fiber arts people! Whether you spin, knit, crochet, weave, or just like the way yarn feels in your fingers, come on out and join us! We’re your people. This is a free event that is open to the public. Wednesdays from 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. There are fibers out there, from animals , […]


3D Thursday

Join us for our weekly 3D Thursday group! It’s a night to focus on CAD software of all types, 3D printing, laser cutting, and all forms of CNC prototyping. Come down and get your feet wet, this is amazing tech and you’re going to be amazed at how accessible it is. Every Thursday from 6 […]


Thank you for your support

The support of our community is key to our success. Every tool, supply, and dollar that comes into the Fresno Ideaworks is turned right around and put in service of the community.

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What We Do

  • Project collaboration
  • Specialty tools and equipment
  • Innovative atmosphere
  • Current technology
  • Prototype analysis

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Who belongs here?

If you have ever wondered “What if?”, how to fix something, how to make it better, have an original idea, or have skills you want to share – you belong at Fresno Ideaworks. Escape the commercial brainwashing that insists that we must BUY more, bigger, better! Come make it, fix it, improve it, or invent it right here in Fresno.
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Fresno Ideaworks

1755 Broadway Street
Fresno CA 93721

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Shop Hours

We are a nonprofit run by volunteers, so hours may vary (or be cancelled). Check the Calendar for specific events and themes for each day. Check our Facebook daily for cancellations.

Mon – 4pm to 8pm
Tue – 4pm to 8pm
Wed – 9am to 8pm
Thu – 4pm to 8pm
Fri – 12pm to 8pm
Sat – 10am-4pm
Sun – 10am-4pm