What ?

Tournevie puts a woodworking and metalworking workshop including specialized machinery at your disposal.
It can be used by appointment during the opening hours listed below.

Depending on your specific needs, other times may be available.
Send Hugh an e-mail to arrange an appointment, explaining what work you want to do in the workshop. 

Both beginners and advanced users are welcome. We offer trainings as well as active support.
See the section on conditions below for more information.


When ?

Monday: 9h00 - 13h00 & 14h00 - 18h00
Wednesday: 17h30 - 21h30

(By appointment via e-mail. Closed on holidays)

Where ?

Rue Bara 142
1070 Anderlecht

(Same place as the tool library)



  • You pay € 5 per half day (4h) to use the workshop. A special arrangement can be discussed for long term projects.

  • Use of advanced machinery is made available if you are capable of using them properly and safely.

  • We offer trainings for a small fee to teach you how to properly and safely use advanced machinery.

  • For €25 per hour, you get active support from Hugh to carry out tasks requiring the use of advanced machinery.

  • You need to be a member of Tournevie to make use of the workshop.

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Who is hugh ?

Hugh is the bearded manager of the workshop, He’s from Ireland, but has been living in Brussels for a while now.

He boasts experience as a technical director in the world of theatre and contemporary art, and he keeps explores the ins and outs of carpentry in his free time.

Our bearded friend is also familiar with metal and plastic work (in relation to scenery construction).

He will help you use the tools correctly and safely, and provides you with tips on home renovation and repair.


machines in the workshop