Hackers: Think It. Build It. Break It.


The Santa Barbara Hackerspace is a fun and friendly setting for makers and hackers to build, experiment, and learn together.  We welcome all participants, no matter their level of skill or experience.  Our general meetings are on Saturdays from 2pm until late, and there are usually people here during the evenings on most weeknights.  Join the mailing list for updates!

  • A Special Visit

    I got a call about a week ago from a staffer of Representative Lois Capps. She told me that Congresswoman Capps was very interested in our shop and would like to visit and take a tour to see what it is we do first hand. We tossed around some dates and settled on Saturday August […]

  • Tekma 3D Printer

    We encourage everyone one to check out the Tekma3D kickstarter for their TM1 Printer. This printer was designed, developed, and prototyped at the SBHackerspace. Help them reach their $25,000 goal by backing them at: https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/449224349/tekma3d-tm1-3d-printer


Upcoming Events

December 18, 2014
Starts: 6:00 pm
Ends: December 18, 2014 - 9:00 pm
Location: 158 aero camino goleta CA 93117
Description: Think tank Thursdays are held at the space and hosted by Swiss. the space is open Thursdays from 6 (i am sometimes a few minutes late opening the space so 6:15 is usually safer if you dont want to wait for a few minutes) til 9pm. thursdays are a bit more broad in focus, basically an open night to come with ideas and projects to discuss and work on them. Thursday topics range from 3d printing to ham radio and robotics. We will also be hosting Sumo bot classes in November on thursday evenings at the space, check the blog for more info.
December 20, 2014
General Hackerspace Meeting
Starts: 1:00 pm
Ends: December 21, 2014 - 1:00 am
Location: 158 aero camino #d goleta ca 93117
Description: SBHackerspace general meeting, all are welcome to tour our facilities, bring a project to work on, help with another project, brain storm and learn.
December 22, 2014
SBMakerspace at the Library
Starts: 5:00 pm
Ends: December 22, 2014 - 8:00 pm
Location: Santa Barbara Public Library
Description: An open night hosted by the santa barbara public library.

To view our Google calendar, click here

Become a Member


Membership Levels

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Members are granted access to the Hackerspace according to their level of membership.

Advanced members ($100/month) are given a card granting them 24/7 access to the space, the projects, and all of the tools.

Standard members ($45/month) are welcome to come to the space and use the tools any time it is already open, and have the full experience and knowledge of our members at their disposal.

The Basic membership ($20/month) allows access to the space during restricted hours, and only when there are already members present.

In September 2013 we became a federally-recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, so membership dues may be tax-deductible.

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Donate To Santa Barbara Hackerspace

If you like what we do here at the Santa Barbara Hackerspace and want to show your support without signing up for the monthly membership than please donate. All donations are tax deductible thanks to our 501(c)3 non-profit status, and go directly to funding and improving the Santa Barbara Hackerspace facilities.

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