Robot Garden is a community workshop providing infrastructure so that people can engage in and collaborate on technology projects. Our workshop is located in the i-GATE co-working space in downtown Livermore and is available for entrepreneurs, hobbyists and families.

Robot Garden rapid prototyping labOur workshop

Courtesy of our partner i-GATE, we have workshop space in the heart of Livermore.

Prototype Lab

  • A 60W laser cutter
  • An Afinia 3D ABS printer for creating durable parts with moderate resolution
  • A RostockMax 3D PLA printer for creating large parts
  • A FormOne SLA resin printer for creating very detailed parts
  • Computers with CAD and CAM software

Electronics Lab

  • Soldering irons
  • Multi-meters
  • Osciloscopes
  • Power supplies


  • Sewing machines
  • Serger (Overlock machine)
  • Ironing, forms, etc.
Willow Garage PR2, the successor to PR1

Willow Garage’s PR2, the successor to PR1


  • AR.Drones for robotics classes and quad-rotor workshops
  • TurtleBots
  • Various others

Machine shop

  • Hand tools
  • Table Saw
  • Band Saws
  • Scroll Saws
  • Bench Sander
  • etc.

For the safety of everyone involved, using most of the equipment in the workshop requires you to complete a safety and basic usage (SBU) class first.

In need of some love

We have been lucky enough to receive some great donated tools but they are in need of some TLC to make them available to the community. If you’re interested in helping out please let us know or checkout the getting involved page for more information.

  • CNC Mini-mill

Directions and Parking

2324 Second Street
Livermore, CA

Robot Garden is located in the i-GATE co-working facility in downtown Livermore at the corner of S Livermore Ave. and 2nd Street. There is some parking on Second Street and a public lot across the street at the corner of S Livermore Ave. and Third Street. There is very limited space behind Robot Garden for loading and unloading projects and materials. Ask a marshal if you need access.

Robot Garden gate Map