Shared workspaces or workshops?

tech valley center of gravity toolsKara emails:

Does anyone know of a shared workspace or workshop in the area?
I need the use of a table saw and don't have one and have heard that these kinds of places exist kinda like a co-op system on the west coast.

The place that immediately jumped to mind is Tech Valley Center of Gravity in Troy. But maybe there are other spots or situations -- workspaces, tool libraries, or whatever.

Got a suggestion for Kara? Please share!

Earlier on AOA: Tech Valley Center of Gravity

Comments

This came to mind, but I can't speak to it. I've just noticed it on Pearl.

http://beahivebzzz.com/hives/albany/

Try the Colonie Community Center on Central Ave. in Colonie Village.

As per my comment...sorry...totally missed your "table saw" thing. I'm blind.

Maybe the Tool Library at CAC Woodside would have what you're looking for?

https://www.facebook.com/TroyToolLibrary

Say Something!

We'd really like you to take part in the conversation here at All Over Albany. But we do have a few rules here. Don't worry, they're easy. The first: be kind. The second: treat everyone else with the same respect you'd like to see in return. Cool? Great, post away. Comments are moderated so it might take a little while for your comment to show up. Thanks for being patient.

The Scoop

Ever wish you had a smart, savvy friend with the inside line on what's happening around the Capital Region? You know, the kind of stuff that makes your life just a little bit better? Yeah, we do, too. That's why we created All Over Albany. Find out more.

Recently on All Over Albany

Evil Dead: The Musical x2

Somewhat improbably, there's a stage musical version of The Evil Dead cult-classsic movie series. And somewhat even more improbably, there will be two productions of... (more)

Contractor for matching historical building style?

Omar emails: I'm buying a victorian-style house in Troy soon and would like to have a garage built. I would like it to match the... (more)

Morning Blend

Police arrested the former boyfriend of 19-year-old Vanessa Milligan in connection with the death of Milligan and her unborn daughter in Lansingburgh. Gabriel Vega is... (more)

Where the wild things aren't... yet

The reported mountain lion sightings near Cambridge in Washington County recently is a familiar story. [Post-Star] Mountain lions!? Here!? In 2011 The US Fish and... (more)

Figuring Sh!t Out with Amy Biancolli

Amy Biancolli is a self-described mom, ink-stained wretch, and survivor of suicides. We would describe her as a gifted and thoughtful writer with an ability... (more)

Recent Comments

... Let's also lower the city speed limit to 25 while we're at it. Maybe then these morons will not go 45 miles an hour down Washington Avenue. Why should cities surrender themselves to the automobile and automobile drivers? - the very forces that killed cities to begin with. ...

Where the wild things aren't... yet

...has 4 comments, most recently from carolyn

Albany Common Council passes red light camera ordinance: comments, votes, thoughts

...has 33 comments, most recently from Joe A

Figuring Sh!t Out with Amy Biancolli

...has 1 comment, most recently from Sarah

Drawing: Postmodern Jukebox at Troy Music Hall

...has 58 comments, most recently from Ro

Where to sell old gold and silver?

...has 8 comments, most recently from SteveO