Welcome to the Forge GSO FAQ page! Before contacting us, please check to see if your question is answered here. If you don’t see it, please feel free to send us an email at contact@forgegreensboro.org.

While we are more visible from Eugene Street, our address is 219 West Lewis Street. Heading west from Elm Street, we are to the left of the large parking lot. When on West Lewis Street, turn left before you enter the large pay parking lot. We are in the big green building.

Members of the Forge have 24/7 access to the facility and its resources. However, visiting hours are limited throughout the week. We are open for tours during these times:

Wednesday: 12pm-2pm

Thursday: 5pm-7pm

Friday: 5pm-7pm

Saturday: 12pm-2pm

Wednesday and Saturday from 12-2pm, and Thursday and Friday from 5-7pm, we are open for visitors and tours. Special tour times are also available upon request, and for groups. However, tours scheduled outside our regular visiting hours require a donation to our nonprofit. Email us at contact@forgegreensboro.org

For general access, a member must be 18 years or older. However, we do offer a family membership and a mentor membership. These members can bring minors with them, so long as they they have legal guardianship.

Yes! Any class at Forge Greensboro is available for anyone to take, even a minor if their guardian is present. Find a full listing of our upcoming classes here. 

All members must either attend intro classes or speak with our instructors before using any of the equipment. Members are also encouraged to share their skills with each other, and community mentoring is common! Members receive discounts on our Beginner through Advanced educational classes, and all intro classes are free for members.

A makerspace is a place with tools and equipment to make. Much like a gym, members pay a monthly subscription to have access to expensive equipment. However, instead of breaking a sweat, members at a makerspace make!