Ace is the largest DIY store in the UAE and boasts over 30,000 products, and their DIY products include power tools, hand tools, fasteners and fixings, timber, electrical and painting products. ACE has three stores in the UAE: in Dubai, Abu Dhabi and Sharjah. Dubai: Festival City and on Sheikh Zayed Road. Tel. 800 275 223 Abu Dhabi: Mina Road and on Yas Island. Tel. 02-6731665 Sharjah: Al Wahda St. Tel. 06-5371556 Al Ain: Bawadi Mall. Tel. 03-7840561
Good assortment of lab supplies and equipment, science kits, electronic components and cool toys.
Online store offers large assortment of DIY products including educational games, puzzles, lab supplies, solar cells, robotics and electronics.
For workshop equipment and cool scientific tools like lab glass and centrifuges. Stocks flasks, tubes, heating elements as well as labware to make mini terrariums.
Offers a wide selection of products from consumer goods to industrial and construction equipment to do-it-yourselfers, contractors and professional shops.
Online shop offering a wide selection of consumer, industrial, construction and making tools and equipment.
Hobby and model supply offers the miniature tools and resources necessary for an average model-building hobbyist. Hobby and model supply manufacturers in Abu Dhabi provide a humongous range of products that are specifically categorized and classified based on nature of model and popular demand. The products that the hobby and model supply manufacturers produce range from science models to automobile models to airplanes etc. Tel 02-6214507 – Abu Dhabi
Plastic molding supplies used for sculpture, props, architecture and more. Smooth-On makes hard plastics, soft rubbers, foams and novelty compounds to shape your creative vision.
Hardware and components like steel rods, nuts, bolts, flexible tubing, and more. McMaster-Carr carries an extensive entire range of workshop tools and welding supplies.
Specialty power tools and materials that go with them including precision lathes, engineering grade plastics. The site’s etching supplies offer a rare opportunity to safely mix metal, chemicals and electricity.
Offers low-cost power and hand tools and straight-from-the-factory-style popular tools. Check out the Harbor Freight finds on Pinterest for inspiration.
Offers an array of services and building material such as as Melamine MDF plat, PVC kitchen shutter, veneer pressing plant, lacquer coatin line, post form elements, door manufacturing, iln dry unit. Tel no: 04 8871234 - Dubai
A leading distributor and manufacturer of innovative and value added solutions for the advertising, signage and construction industry. Have a range of products such as Acrylic, Adhesive, Aluminum Profiles, Digital Xerography and Offset Synthetic Paper, Large Format Print Media, LED Light Boxes
An international hardware supplier for products such as Synergy, Epilog and Purex. Specializes in producing the highest quality of sign systems. Tel no. 042681828 – Dubai
Extensive art and design supplies such as mounting boards, canvas and paints. Abu Dhabi 02–6336999 Dubai 02-3998626 Sharjah 06-5152013
Designer’s tools, hobby supplies, art materials and a broad range of canvasses and paper types. Abu Dhabi – 02-6733999
Stationary items such as paper products such as canvas, crayons, erasers, scissors, scrapbooking materials, paints, art glue and stamps. Dubai – Tel: 04 3454599
Paper products, scrap book items, tape, ribbons, art glue, colour pens and pencils, pinking sheers, canvas, spray paints, paints. Dubai – Tel. 04 3441235
For classic art supplies along with unusual canvases that let you customize your projects. Be sure to check out their paints for fantastic wall mural creations.
A painter’s paradise: 251 colors of spray paint (including Pantone matching) as well as cans, caps, and stencils. Check out the interesting hues of Ironlak spray paint.
Aim at making learning fun, the company supplies all the needs that make the process of learning creative and enjoyable to all ages including: costumes, art supplies, school supplies, education supplies and party supplies. Tel: 04-3237180 – Dubai
For electronics components like microprocessors and LEDs for art projects, robots, and other gadgetry. The Sparkfun Inventor’s Kit offers everything cool materials that enable you to control lights, volume and motion.
A comprehensive assortment for RC airplanes, boats and motorbike ranges online, from Associated to XRay. The site also offers kits, spares, hop ups and accessories as well as batteries, plastic models, radios, simulators and paint.
Online store for electronic DIY projects that includes circuits, connectors, engineering tools, semiconductors, wire and cables, sensors and LED lighting.
Apart from the consumer electronic items Radio Shack is a great place to pick up DIY components. Although there are Radio Shack stores in the UAE, they may not stock the entire line of DIY items. Online you can find hobby kits and instructions on how to build things like a 3D Printed Camera and an electric guitar tuner.
A valuable website for science DIYers and school science projects. Features technology sets like robot kits, electronic kits, Engino engineering sets, K’nex, Solar power and alternative energy components, as well chemistry supplies.
Zero Ohm provides an easy access to quality electronic components (resistors, capacitors, LEDs, transistors, microcontrollers (MCU), LCD, voltage regulators, Arduino boards, breadboards etc. for the local market in UAE as well as GCC Countries.
Online tutorials and equipment for robots and small electronic systems.
Electronics shop focusing on kits and programmable items.
Online shopping and learning resource for electronics and making the best designed products for makers of all ages and skill levels.
The largest wholesale, building contracting, and retail electronics supplier in the UAE. Tel: 04-2975022 – Dubai
Pioneers in the sign field supplying neon products to the UAE and all the GCC countries. Tel no: 04 269 4549 – Dubai
Tel: 971 4 552 1260
Frame work, glass, canvas printing, canvas stretching. Dubai – Tel: 04 3442248
Framing, frames, glass, mount board, canvas printing, digital printing and art consultancy Dubai – Tel: 04 3455122
Science enrichment for children from Kindergarten to Grade 6.
A website resource specializing in user-created and uploaded do-it-yourself projects, which other users can comment on and rate for quality.
The world’s number one gadget magazine Stuff, comprises regular product exclusives, current listings and engaging independent features. Readers particularly enjoy the expert tests, trusted opinion and the region’s ‘Best Buys’ guide to the top 10 of everything.
Hackaday provides Fresh Hacks Every Day from around the internet with inspiring and helpful posts for engineers and engineering enthusiasts.
The leading voice of the maker movement, Make: publishes tested projects, skill-building tutorials, in-depth reviews and inspirational stories, accessible by all ages and skill ranges
Thriving design community for discovering, making, and sharing 3D printable things.
An open source library where anyone using SketchUp can upload and download 3D models to share.
Turn your ideas into reality at the UAE’s first open-access making space set up for innovators of every age to, learn, make, create and share. • A 1000m2 open access making space. • Professional equipment that will enable you to prototype anything you want. • Expert mentors that will unleash your creativity • Interactive classes that will develop your innovation skills further. Location: Al Zeina in Al Raha Beach Abu Dhabi view on google Map Opening hours: Saturday to Thursday: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm. Friday: closed. Become a member now! http://www.techshop.ae/
Provides guidance, training and funding support to creative Arabs for innovative projects across TV, radio, film, publishing, online, mobile, music, gaming, animation and the arts. It also offers funding for individuals and start up businesses.
Tel: +971 2 6511200