Artist Materials

Quick Links

Metal

3-D Studios
(510) 535-1809
800 51st Ave
Oakland, CA 94601
short order shearing etc
AAA Metals
Marine Dr (near 3rd)
San Leandro, CA
Aaron Metals
(510) 569-6767
aaronmetals.com
750 105th Avenue
Oakland, CA 94603
Action Metal Recycling
(aka Fass Metals)
(510) 236-2488
385 Pittsburg Ave
Richmond, CA 94801
M-F: 8-4, Sat: 8-11
Decent collection of sheet, tube, square, etc.
Albany Steel
1-800-40-STEEL
(510) 525-8778
Fax: (510) 525-8209
536 Cleveland Ave
Albany, CA 94710
Big steel yard. They sell new steel only – most if it’s in 20′ lengths, so bring a big truck or a saw. They charge $7.50 a cut if you need it. They have a small selection of welding supplies also.
Alan Steel & Supply Co
(650) 369-2526
505 E Bayshore Rd
Redwood City, CA 94063
M-F: 8am – 4:30pm
new and recycled metals
Alco

(510) 562-1107
Fax: (510) 562-1354
www.alcometals.com
1092 Doolittle Dr.
San Leandro, CA 94577
M-F: 8am-4:30pm
Sat 8am-12pm
all metals new and used
Bataeff Salvage

707-584-8401
244 Mountain View
Santa Rosa, CA

odd & arcane scrap

Bay Area Ironworks Suppliers

(415) 822-7844
1440 Egbert Ave
San Francisco, CA
neighborhood of ornamental iron
Bayshore Metals

(415) 647-7981
(800) 533-2493
244 Napoleon
San Francisco, CA 94124
all metals new
Circosta Iron and Metal
(415) 282-8568
circostametals.com
1801 Evans Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94124
D.C. Metals

(510) 569-2255
Fax: (510) 569-2257
dcmetals.com
2399 Davis Street
San Leandro, CA 94577
Scrap Metal
El Cerrito Steel

(510) 529-0370
1424 Kearney Street
El Cerrito, CA 94530
Steel
Flynn & Enslow

(415) 863-5340
(800) 726-9473
Fax: (415) 863-2635
www.flynnenslow.com
1530 17th St
San Francisco, CA 94107
perforated and expanded metals
Gorilla Metals
(510) 259-1005
gorillametals.com
2301 Industrial Pkwy West
Hayward, CA
stocks stainless, aluminum, brass, copper, cold rolled, alloy, and mild steel
Granite Expo
(888) 282-8281
thegraniteexpo.com
3401 Mandela Pkwy
Oakland, CA. 94608
Not just rock! They have an entire steel department. A good local option with everything someone would need in terms of new steel stock.
J.C. Metal Specialists, Inc
(415) 822-3878
Fax: (415) 822-6132
2708 Ingalls St
San Francisco, CA 94124
over 25 years old
Maxx Metals

(650) 654-1500
Fax: (650) 654-1501
maxxmetals.com
355 Quarry Road
San Carlos, CA 94070
diversified inventory of hot dipped galvanized and carbon steel products, as well as stainless steel and aluminum items
McNichols
(510) 887-7778
mcnichols.com
19226 Cabot Blvd.
Hayward, CA 94545
perforated metal, mesh, and grates
Metal Supermarket
(650) 299-9856
metalsupermarkets.com
2999 Spring St
Redwood City
Chain of franchise stores. Good source of specialty forms, sizes & alloys.
Metal Supermarket
(408) 654-9177
metalsupermarkets.com
705 Comstock St
Santa Clara
Chain of franchise stores. Good source of specialty forms, sizes & alloys.
M. Maselli & Sons, Inc.
(707) 763-1562br
Fax: (707) 763-6964
www.m-maselliandsons.com
519 Lakeville
Petaluma, CA 94952
M-F: 7:30am-5pm
Sat: 7:30am-12pm
Nearly 6 acres of scrap & hardware. Great place, well organized. Good source of hardware also. Open Saturdays until noon. Somewhat expensive for scrap, but perhaps worth it for the organization, help, cleanliness of the place.
Naylor Steel

(510) 783-4688
naylorsteel.com
2680 McCone Avenue
Hayward, CA 94545
steel and aluminum, also punching and burning services
Pacific Pipe Company

(510) 452-0122
Fax: (510) 763-7838
kellypipe.net
2000 Mandela Pkwy
Oakland, CA 94623
pipe up tp 42″ diameter, pipe bending, they like artists, especially cute ones.
Pyro Minerals
(510) 839-3900
Fax: (510) 839-3090
pyromineralsinc.com
2510 Wood Street
Oakland, CA
Binders, Sands, Refractory Coatings, Riser Sleeves, Crucibles, Abrasives, Ferro Alloys, Filters, Graphite, Brass & Bronze Alloys, Aluminum Alloys, and a complete line of refractory products.
RotoMetals

(800) 779-1102
Fax: (888) 779-1102
rotometals.com
865 Estabrook St
San Leandro, Ca 94577
wide variety of alloys and anodes
Schnitzer Steel

(510) 444-3919
(800) 449-3919
Fax: (510) 444-3370
www.schnitzersteel.com
1101 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA 94607
M-F: 4am-6pm
Metals Recycling Yard & Port
Schnitzer Steel

(510) 233-7341
(510) 577-9560
www.schnitzersteel.com
8451 San Leandro St
Oakland, CA 946218am-5pm daily
Pick & Pull Auto Parts
Standard Iron and Metals

(510) 535-0222
standardiron.net
4525 San Leandro St
Oakland, CA 94601
M-F: 8am-4pm
Van Bebber Brothers Inc.

(707) 762-4528
vanbebbersteel.com
729 Petaluma Blvd. South
Petaluma, CA 94953
major steel supplier, great prices

Salvage

Bataeff Salvage

(707) 584-8401
bataeffsalvage.com
244 Mountain View Ave
Santa Rosa, CA 95407
Metals, Mechanical
Building Resources
(415) 285-7814
Fax: (415) 285-4689
buildingresources.org
701 Amador St
San Francisco, CA
Architectural Salvage
Center for Creative Reuse
(510) 547-6470
east-bay-depot.org
4695 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609
11am-6pm daily
Art Materials & Supplies
Custom Alloy Scrap

(510) 893-6476
Fax: (510) 893-2012
customalloy.com
2730 Peralta Street
Oakland, CA 94607
great scrap yard, less expensive
Heritage Salvage

(707) 762-6277
heritagesalvage.com
1477 Petaluma Blvd South
Petaluma, CA 94952Tue-Fri: 9am-5pm
Sat: 10am-4pm
Architectural Salvage
Ikea

(510) 420-4532
ikea.com
4400 Shellmound St
Emeryville, CA 94608
Ikea has a scrap area of pieces and parts that you can rummage through and find stuff dirt cheap.
Ohmega Salvage

(510) 204-0767
Fax: (510) 843-7123
ohmegasalvage.com
2407 & 2400 San Pablo Ave
Berkeley, CA 94702
Schnitzer Steel
(510) 444-3919
(800) 449-3919
Fax: (510) 444-3370
www.schnitzersteel.com
1101 Embarcadero West
Oakland, CA 94607
M-F: 4am-6pm
Metals Recycling Yard & Port
Schnitzer Steel

(510) 233-7341
(510) 577-9560
www.schnitzersteel.com
8451 San Leandro St
Oakland, CA 94621
8am-5pm daily
Pick & Pull Auto Parts
SCRAP
(415) 647-1746
Fax: (415) 647-1744
scrap-sf.org
801 Toland St
San Francisco, CA
(Enter on Newcomb Ave)
Tue-Sat: 9am-5pm
SCRAP is a creative reuse center has materials such as textiles, paper, jewelry findings, wood, buttons and plastics are collected from businesses, institutions and individuals
Urban Ore

(510) 841-7283
urbanore.ypguides.net
900 Murray St
Berkeley, CA 94710
Mon-Sat: 8:30am- 7pm
Sun: 10am-7pm
Architectural Salvage

Recycled Bicycles / Bike Parts

Alameda Bicycle

(510) 522-0070
alamedabicycle.com
1522 Park St
Alameda, CA 94501
The Bike Hut
(415) 543-4335
thebikehut.com
Pier 40, South Beach Harbor
San Francisco, CA
Wed-Sun: 10am-6pm
(unless it’s raining)
Box Dog Bikes
(415) 431-9627
boxdogbikes.com
494 14th St
San Francisco, CA 94103
M-F: 11am-7pm
Sat: 10am-5pm
Sun: 12-5pm
Biketopia Community Workshop
info@biketopiaberkeley.org
biketopiaberkeley.org
1752 Alcatraz Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94703
M-F: 4-8pm

Welding & Gas

Alliance Gas Products /
Mavry Welding Supply

(510) 533-9353
alliancegas.com
4600 Malat St
Oakland, CA 94601
Atlas Welding Supply Inc

(510) 524-5117
1224 6th St
Berkeley, CA 94710
helpful welding store with student discount
Praxair Distribution Inc
(510) 923-7025
(800) 660-2066
Fax: (510) 547-7512
praxair.com
1171 Ocean Ave
Oakland, CA 94608
Airgas NCN

(510) 632-9464
Fax: (510) 632-7898
airgas.com
555 Julie Ann Way
Oakland, CA 94621
NWESCO

(510) 527-4080
635 Gilman St
Berkeley, CA
Speed-Ox
(510) 234-6716
Fax: (510) 234-0245
speedox.com
600 Hoffman Blvd.
Richmond, CA 94804

Patinas & Chemicals

AFTOSA

(800) 231-0397
(510) 233-0334
Fax: (510) 233-3569
aftosa.com
1776 Wright Ave
Richmond, CA 94804
M-F: 9am-5pm
Tile products, ceramic supplies, metal clay, display, glass, raku glazes, jewelry findings and more.
Sculpt Nouveau

(706) 435-8242
sculptnouveau.com
Online only
Finishes, Sealers, Primers, etc.
Copper Harbor
(510) 639-4670
Fax: (510) 639-4671
copperharbor.com
2300 Davis St
San Leandro, CA 94577
Distributor of Sculpt Nouveau products.

Glass

AFTOSA
(800) 231-0397
(510) 233-0334
Fax: (510) 233-3569
aftosa.com
1776 Wright Ave
Richmond, CA 94804
M-F: 9am-5pm
Tile products, ceramic supplies, metal clay, display, glass, raku glazes, jewelry findings and more.
American Lab Supply
(510) 620-0220
Fax: (510) 232-6596
americanlaboratorysupply.com
1033 Ohio Ave
Richmond, CA 94804
Inventory from General Glass Blowing, Glas Co, Bel Art, Kimble/Kontes, Schott, North Star, and Glass Alchemy. They also sell Glass flameworking tools.
Arrow Springs
(800) 899-0689
(530) 677-1400
Fax: (530) 677-1600
arrowsprings.com
4301 A Product Dr
Shingle Springs, CA 95682
(mostly soft glass, some boro and sheet tools) terrific customer service, custom built kilns and tools, terrific advice
Bullseye Glass
(503) 232-8887
bullseyeglass.com
3722 Southeast 21st Ave
Portland, OR 972024
Sheet glass, billets, accessory glass, assortments and more.
C & R Loo
(800) 227-1780
(510) 232-0276
Fax: (510) 232-7810
crloo.com
1085 Essex Ave
Richmond, CA 94801
(soft glass and boro, sheet glass and tools)watch them for interesting quantity discounts
Frantz Art Glass
(800) 839-6712
(360) 426-6712
Fax: (360) 427-5866
frantzartglass.com
130 West Corporate Rd
Shelton, WA 98584
(online store)
(soft glass and boro, sheet glass and tools) large frit selection; lots of wacky specials, weekly enews specials
Glass Alchemy

(503) 460-0545
Fax: (503) 460-0546
glassalchemy.com
Glass Rod, Tube, Frit and more.
Uroboros Glass

(888) 354-8987
Fax: (503) 284-7584
uroboros.com
2139 N Kerby Ave
Portland, OR 97227
(online store)
Casting billets, mold mix, sample boxes and sets, rod sample boxes, murrini maker

Enameling

Rio Grande

(800) 545-6566
riogrande.com
Albuquerque, NM(online store)
Schauer enamels (manufactured in England), misc. enamel supplies, everything for metal working, fine silver, cloisonné wire, PMC
Schlaifer’s Enameling Supplies
(800) 525-5959
ses@enameling.com
Thompson and Soyer enamels, general enameling supplies, old leaded Thompson enamels, specialty die construction
Thompson Enamels
(859) 291-3800
sales@thompsonenamel.com
PO Box 310
Newport, KY 41072
(online store)
major manufacturer/supplier in U.S.
Allcraft
(800) 645-7124
allcrafttools@yahoo.com
135 W. 29th St., Rm. 402
New York, NY 10001
kilns, metal-working toolsTalk to Tevil who is very helpful.
American Metalcraft

(800) 333-9133
2074 George St.
Melrose Park, IL 60160
(online store – 1)
(online store – 2)
copper shapes including bowls, enameling steel, firing tools -catalogue is shrinking!
Bovano of Cheshire
(800) 847-3192
(203) 272-3208
830 S. Main
Cheshire, CT 06410-3208
(online store)
French (Soyer) enamels
Leslie Ceramics
(510) 524 7363
1212 San Pablo Ave.
Berkeley, CA 94706
(online store)
Thompson enamels, kilns, kiln repair, general supplies, ceramic supplies
Enamelwork Supply Co.
(800) 596-3257 or
(206) 525-9271
ewsco@comcast.net
1022 N.E. 68th
Seattle, WA 98115
(online store)
Ninomiya (Japanese) enamels,misc. enameling supplies
Enamel Emporium

(713) 433-1817
1221 Campbell Rd.
Houston, TX 77055
(online store)
Japanese enamels & enameling supplies, Thompson Enamels
Otto Frei
(800) 772-3456
(510) 832-0355
ottofrei.com
126 Second St
Oakland, CA 94604
M-F: 8:30-12:30, 1:30-5
metal-working supplies, used equipment, Neycraft kilns
Hauser & Miller
(800) 462-7447
Fax: (800) 535-3829
hauserandmiller.com
10950 Lin-Valle Dr
St. Louis, MO 63123
(online store)
precious metal sheet, foil, wire
Hoover & Strong

(800) 759-9997
Fax: (800) 616-9997
hooverandstrong.co
Buffalo, NY
(online store)
precious metal of all kinds, fine silver and gold shapes
RJ Leahy Company

(415) 861-7161
rjleahy.com
1475 Yosemite Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124
Copper, Brass, Nickel Silver – Sheet & Wire
Metalliferous

(888) 944-0909
Fax: (212) 944-0644
metalliferous.com
34 West 46th St
New York, NY 10036
(online store)
Metal shapes, foils, cloisonne wire, tools

Wood

Earthsource

(800) 675-7257
(510) 547-7257
Fax: (510) 547-2511
pals4wood.com
1618 28th St
Oakland, CA 94608
M-F: 8am-4:30pm
Sat: 8am-2pm
EarthSource Forest Products has one of the largest inventories of FSC-certified wood products in North America. (a.k.a. PALS Plywood and Lumber Sales)

Jewelry

AFTOSA
(800) 231-0397
(510) 233-0334
Fax: (510) 233-3569
aftosa.com
1776 Wright Ave
Richmond, CA 94804
M-F: 9am-5pm
Tile products, ceramic supplies, metal clay, display, glass, raku glazes, jewelry findings and more.
East Bay Batch and Color

(800) 322-6567
(510) 233-0708
Fax: (888) 442-3337
stores.ebbatchcolor.com
169 South 1st St
Richmond, CA 94804
Gaffer Glass and Reichenbach Color Glass
Fire Mountain Gems & Beads

(800) 423-2319
Fax: (800) 292-3473
firemountaingems.com
One Fire Mountain Way
Grants Pass, OR 97526
(online store)
Beads, Gem Stones, Art Clay, Polyclay, Findings, Clasps, Stringing Material, Wire-Wrapping, Displays, Organizers, Tools
Fumble Fingers
(925) 284-7406
3182 Acalanes Ave
Lafayette, CA 94549
Lapidary Tools & Supplies
Hauser & Miller
(800) 462-7447
Fax: (800) 535-3829
hauserandmiller.com
10950 Lin-Valle Dr
St. Louis, MO 63123
(online store)
Supplier and purchaser of gold, silver, platinum and palladium wire, sheet, casting grain for the jewelry trade.
Hoover & Strong

(800) 759-9997
Fax: (800) 616-9997
hooverandstrong.com
Buffalo, NY
(online store)
Eco-friendly manufacturer and refiner of precious metals
Howard Wire Cloth Company

(800) 969-3559
(510) 887-8787
howardwire.com
28976 Hopkins St., Ste. A
Hayward, CA 94545
suppliers of aluminum, copper, brass, bronze, nickel, stainless steel, screen, mesh fabrication design applications
Indian Jewelers
(800) 545-6540
Fax: (888) 722-4172
ijsinc.com
Extensive supplier of metals, beads, stones, tools, findings and other jewelry supplies.
Makens

(415) 332-2744
480 Gate 5 Road
Sausalito, CA 94965
M-F: 10am-3pm
They don’t have a huge selection of jewelry supplies and materials, so call first.
Metalliferous
(888) 944-0909
Fax: (212) 944-0644
metalliferous.com
34 West 46th St
New York, NY 10036
(online store)
Supplier of metal, tools, and supplies to jewelers, beaders, crafters, hobbyists, metalworkers, sculptors, and everyone else interested in metalworking and jewelry.
Metal Supermarket
(510) 259-1005
metalsupermarkets.com
2301 Industrial Parkway West
Hayward, CA
Chain of franchise stores. Brass, copper, stainless steel, sheet & tubing
Metal Supermarket
(650) 299-9856
metalsupermarkets.com
2999 Spring St
Redwood City, CA
Chain of franchise stores. Brass, copper, stainless steel, sheet & tubing
Metal Supermarket
(408) 654-9177
metalsupermarkets.com
705 Comstock St
Santa Clara, CA
Chain of franchise stores. Brass, copper, stainless steel, sheet & tubing
Otto Frei

(800) 772-3456
(510) 832-0355
ottofrei.com
126 Second St
Oakland, CA 94604
M-F: 8:30-12:30 & 1:30-5
Any and all jewelry supplies and materials
Reactive Metals
(800) 876-3434
Fax: (928) 634-6734
reactivemetals.com
101A Air Park Rd
Cottonwood, AZ 86326
(online catalog)
niobium & titanium sheet and wire for jewelry and jewelry findings & other jewelry making supplies
Rio Grande
(800) 545-6566
riogrande.com
Albuquerque, NM
(online store)
Extensive supplier of Jewelry Tools, Supplies, Findings & Metals
Rings & Things

(509) 252-2900
Fax: (509) 838-2602
rings-things.com
304 E 2nd Ave
Spokane, WA 99202
(online store)
Findings, Beads, Specialty Finishes, Gemstones, Chain, Cable, Cord, Wire & Sheet, Metal Clay & Art Clay, Tools & Supplies
RJ Leahy Company

(415) 861-7161
rjleahy.com
1475 Yosemite Ave
San Francisco, CA 94124
Copper, Brass, Nickel Silver – Sheet & Wire
Santa Fe Jeweler’s Supply
(800) 659-3835
sfjssantafe.com
3200 Mercantile Ct
Santa Fe, NM 87507
(online store)
Has everthing for your jewelry making needs. Metals, Findings, Tools, Display, and Stones.
Sequoia Brass & Copper

(510) 887-5525
sequoia-brass-copper.com
2353 Industrial Parkway West
Hayward, CA 94545
Metal Stock

Ceramics

AFTOSA
(800) 231-0397
(510) 233-0334
Fax: (510) 233-3569
aftosa.com
1776 Wright Avenue
Richmond, CA 94804
Mon-Fri 9-5
Tile products, ceramic supplies, metal clay, display, glass, raku glazes, jewelry findings and more.
Ceramic and Crafts Supply
(415) 982-9231
ceramicssf.com
490 Fifth Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
Mon-Fri 9-5:30 & Sat 10-3
They carry (of course) clays, glazes, individual minerals etc., tools, and other ceramic supplies. Good selection, they’ve been there a long time.
Clay People
(888) 236-1492
(510) 236-1492
Fax: (510) 236-2777
claypeople.net
1430 Potrero Ave.
Richmond, CA 94804
Mon-Fri 8:30 – 5 & Sat 10 – 2
Store contains the largest selection and inventory of clay, glazes, raw materials, tools, equipment, and plaster between Los Angeles and Seattle.
Leslie Ceramic Supply Co.
(510) 524-7363
leslieceramics.com
1212 San Pablo Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94706
Mon-Thu 10-5 & Sat 10-5
Clay, glazes, raw materials

Moldmaking

Douglas & Sturgess
(510) 235-8411
artstuf.com
1023 Factory St
Richmond CA 94801
Mon-Fri 8:30 – 4:30
They have an extensive inventory of sculpting materials, moldmaking and casting materials, tools, pigments, premade molds, and more. Some of the staff are very knowledgable (particularly in the S.F. store), and all are helpful.
Douglas & Sturgess
(415) 896-6283
artstuf.com
730 Bryant Street
San Francisco Ca 94107-1015
Mon-Fri 10 – 6
Harbison & Walker
(510) 236-7415
Fax: (510) 215-8524
hwr.com
3451 Collins Ave
Richmond, CA 94806-2000
KS4 Cement for molds
Smooth-On, Inc.
(610) 252-5800
smooth-on.com
2000 St. John St.
Easton PA 18042
(online store)
Although they are not local, they have an extensive website.

Plastic

Tap Plastics
(510) 357-3755
Fax: 510.357.4761
tapplastics.com
3011 Alvarado St.
San Leandro, CA
Mon-Fri 8 – 6 & Sat 9 – 5.
Plastic, fiberglass, mold making materials (20 locations on the west coast)
Tap Plastics
(510) 525-3508
Fax: 510.525.4503
tapplastics.com
10760 San Pablo Ave.
El Cerrito, CA
Mon-Fri 8 to 6, Sat 9 to 5
Plastic, fiberglass, mold making materials (20 locations on the west coast)
Tap Plastics
(415) 864.7360
Fax: (415) 864-3177
tapplastics.com
154 South Van Ness
San Francisco, CA 94103
Mon-Fri 8 – 6 & Sat 9 – 5
Plastic, fiberglass, mold making materials (20 locations on the west coast)

Fire Performance

Bearclaw Manufacturing
(323) 969-9207

bearclawmfg.com
719 N. Heliotrope Dr #304
Los Angeles, CA 90029
Fire tools, apparel, kevlar wicking, flame retardants
Fire Mecca
(877) 235-2662
firemecca.com
2417 E. Calle Joya de Ventura
Tucson, AZ 85706
(online store)
They carry materials (wicking and hardware), some kevlar and Duvetyne gear and clothing, lots of tools (fire and LED).
Fire Whip
(727) 581-6249
firewhip.com
1548 S. Missouri Ave. Ste 126
Clearwater, FL 33756
(online store)
Very nice online store for all of your fire performance equipment.
Home of Poi
(585) 643-5421
homeofpoi.com
PO Box 6271
Christchurch, 8442
New Zealand
(online store)
Good online resource for anyone looking to build their skills and equipment collection.
Luxotica
(206) 849-0541
luxoca.comti
PO Box 45156
Seattle, WA, 98145-0156
(online store)
Fire tools, Glow toys, apparel, kevlar wicking
The Spinsterz
(503) 737-7842
thespinsterz.com
2170 NE 8th Ave
Bend, OR 97701
(online store)
LED and Fire – Poi, staff, hoops, and even stilts.
Trick Concepts
(310) 294-9318
trickconcepts.com
22412 Normandie Ave, Unit E
Torrance, CA 90502
(online store)
They carry materials, fueling supplies and many premade tools (fans, poi, hoops, fingers, etc). Very nicely designed fire fans and fingers.

Neon & Light

Cool Neon Funhouse Productions
(510) 547-5878
Fax: (510) 663-6462
coolneon.com
1419 Mandela Parkway
Oakland, CA 94607
Electroluminescent fiber (EL-Wire)
Light n’ Wire Productions
(415) 664-0694
lightnwire.com
Electroluminescent fiber (EL-Wire) sells all Lightwire accesories, kits,and will do custom projects forspecial events.
Tech 2200
(800) 748-6644
t2-neonpower.com
1160 Joshua Way
Vista, CA 92083
(order by phone)
Neon Transformers/Power Supplies

Electronics

Al Lashers Electronics
(510) 843-5915
allashers.com
1734 University Ave.
Berkeley, CA
Neon Transformers, Power Supplies and more…
Excess Solutions
(408) 262-3900
Fax: (408) 262-3939
excesssolutions.com
156 South Milpitas Blvd.
Milpitas, CA 95035
(online store)
Electronics & Mechanical

Hardware Supply

Markus Supply Ace Hardware
(510) 832-6532
625 3rd St
Oakland, CA 94607
ACE Ellis Hardware
(510) 653-4365
5424 Martin Luther King
Oakland, CA 94609
tell them what you want, they go get it
Pagano’s ACE Hardware
(510) 522-1345
1100 Lincoln Ave
Alameda, CA 94501
excellent selection
Pastime ACE Hardware
(510) 526-6615
10057 San Pablo Ave
El Cerrito, CA
excellent selection
Harrison-Bonini
(415) 861-8300(877) 4HB-BOLT
Fax: (415) 552-0796
hbbolt.com
1122 Harrison
San Francisco, CA 94103
designer & specialty fasteners
California Caster & Handtruck Co.
(415) 552-6750
(800) 950-8750
Fax: (415) 552-0463
californiacaster.com
1400 17th Street
San Francisco, CA 94107
casters, levelers, spring plungers
McMaster Carr
(404) 629-6500
mcmaster.com
6100 Fulton Industrial Blvd.
SW Atlanta, GA 30336
(online store)
The ultimate hardware store
Rockler Woodworking & Hardware
(925) 521-1800
Fax: (925) 521-1802
rockler.com
541 Contra Costa Blvd
Pleasant Hill, CA
specialty hinges, rollers, drawer sliders

Art Supply

Artist & Craftsman Supply
(510) 704-4040
artistcraftsman.com
2573 Shattuck Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94704
Blick Art Materials
(510) 486-2600
Fax: (510) 486-2610
dickblick.com
811 University Avenue
Berkeley, CA 94710
Art supply chain store. You can order online as well.
Blick Art Materials
(510) 658-2787
Fax: (510) 658-8409
dickblick.com
5301 Broadway
Oakland, CA 94618
Art supply chain store. You can order online as well.
Blick Art Materials
(415) 441-6075
Fax: (415) 441-6085
dickblick.com
1414 Van Ness Avenue
San Francisco, CA 94109
Art supply chain store. You can order online as well.
Center for Creative Reuse
(510) 547-6470
east-bay-depot.org
4695 Telegraph Ave.
Oakland, CA 94609
11am-6pm Daily
Art Materials & Supplies
Douglas & Sturgess
(510) 235-8411
artstuf.com
1023 Factory St
Richmond CA 94801
Mon-Fri 8:30am – 4:30pm
They have an extensive inventory of sculpting materials, mold-making and casting materials, tools, pigments, pre-made molds, and more. Some of the staff are very knowledgable (particularly in the S.F. store), and all are helpful.
Douglas & Sturgess
(415) 896-6283
artstuf.com
730 Bryant Street
San Francisco Ca 94107-1015
Mon-Fri 10am – 6pm
Flax Art & Design
(510) 867-2324
http://flaxart.com/
1501 Martin Luther King Way
Oakland CA
Mon-Sat 9:30-6:00
Sun 10-5 pm
Art Materials & Supplies
Michaels
(510) 658-4830
michaels.com
3991 Hollis St
Emeryville, CA
Mon-Sat: 9am – 9pm
Sun: 10am – 7pm
Art Materials & Supplies
SCRAP
(415) 647-1746
Fax: (415) 647-1744
scrap-sf.org
801 Toland Street,
San Francisco, CA
Entrance on Newcomb Ave Between Toland & Selby
Tues – Sat 9am – 5pm
SCRAP is a creative reuse center has materials such as textiles, paper, jewelry findings, wood, buttons and plastics are collected from businesses, institutions and individuals

Insurance

Specialty Insurance Agency
(715) 246-8908
Fax: (715) 246-4257
specialtyinsuranceagency.com
PO Box 24
New Richmond, WI 54017
Performer & Vendor Insurance
Ice Insurance Agency
Ambere St Denis
(415) 572-2173
Fax: (916) 244-7318
iceins.com
19 Heron Street
San Francisco, CA 94103
(Farmers) Commercial Liability, Workers Comp, Professional Liability, Bonds, Event Insurance

Other

Bay Cities Pyrotector
(510) 450-7760
Fax: (510) 450-7764
1435 Park Avenue
Emeryville, CA 94608
Fire protection for your studio or if you need a couple CO2 extinguishers for your fire performance.
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