What ?

Tournevie puts a woodworking and metalworking workshop including specialized machinery at your disposal.

Both beginners and advanced users are welcome. We offer trainings as well as active support.

To use the workshop, send Hugh an e-mail to arrange an appointment, explaining what work you want to do in the workshop. 


Where ?

Rue Bara 142
1070 Anderlecht

(Same place as tool library. Appointment only. Closed on holidays)


for occasional use

  • You contribute € 10 per half day (4h) to use the workshop.

  • In addition, there is a one time administration fee of €10 that applies when you use the workshop for the very first time.

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

  • We offer trainings (called workshop basics #1 and #2) 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.

  • Even for small projects we ask you to contact Hugh and explain and discuss your project and needs, to avoid queues.

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for regular use

  • A subscription for regular user is € 90 / month.

  • You get a key, for which you pay a €15 deposit that you get back afterwards.

  • We inquire whether following workshop basics #1 and #2 (€40 x 2) is necessary (in order to become familiar with the various machines and how to safely and properly use them).

  • Limited number: we accept 5 people in total that use the workshop at the same time.

  • Respect the time you’ll be onsite (cf. shared google calendar) to avoid queues for the same machines.

  • You need to be an annual paying member of Tournevie tool library to make use of the workshop.

  • Keep the workshop tidy, use appropriate storage, and join at least one cleaning session every quarter.


Who is hugh ?

Hugh is the 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 exploring the ins and outs of carpentry in his free time.

He is also familiar with shaping metal and plastic thanks to his experience in scenery construction.

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