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68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
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February 2019

Cutting Board Workshop

February 23 @ 10:00 AM - February 24 @ 12:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

This is a two-day workshop on how to make a cutting board! Sessions are on: Saturday 23rd from 10am to 1pm Sunday 24th from 10am to 12pm In this workshop, instructor Chris Straub will take you through the process of making your very own cutting board that you get to take home! This class will involve the use of our Joiner, Planer, Table Saw, Router, and some clamps. If you are not familiar with these tools, please watch the following tool…

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Intro to Welding – MIG – February

February 24 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$75.00 - $95.00

In this class participants will gain experience in the metal shop working with the MIG welder, along with supporting tools like the drill press, vertical, horizontal and portable band saws, angle grinders, and more. Participants will learn important safety precautions about the metal shop, and will leave the class officially cleared to use the metalworking facilities at PCMS. This class is intended for those with little to no experience in the metal shop. Individuals with no metal shop experience are encouraged…

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Intro to Wood Shop

February 27 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$60.00 - $80.00

Get the basics on how to use the tools in our Wood Shop in this introductory class! Work on a simple project and pick up the necessary skills to work with our equipment safely. Attendees will build a cheeseboard that they will go home with! Tools gone over in this class: Table Saw Miter Saw Planer Belt and Disc Sander Finish Nailers Drill Press Required gear: All clothing should be non-synthetic (cotton or canvas is recommended), Long pants, long or short sleeve…

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Intro to Soldering – Youth Class

February 28 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$40.00 - $60.00

Is your child interested in learning electronics? Come with them to this Intro to Soldering class and we’ll show them how to build two simple circuits! Attendees will learn safety and soldering technique, and how to use other related tools for soldering like cutters and pliers. There are two electronics kits that are provided for pratice in this class: a Learn to Solder Badge, and a super bright flashlight! We will start with the Solder Badge and do the second…

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March 2019

Open Hack Night

March 1 @ 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 29, 2019

Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States

Join us for Open Hack Night! This where we open our Electronics Lab to use by the community. Anyone can drop in Friday nights between 6 and 8pm to work on electronics projects, 3D print designs they’ve made or found, sewing projects, small repair, and more. Access is restricted to the tools in the Electronics Lab and our Classroom. We do appreciate donations at this event, but they are not required. Our suggested donation is $10, but any amount is okay…

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Intro to CNC Routers

March 2 @ 11:00 AM - 2:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$45.00 - $60.00

Take your 2D and 3D designs and turn it into an engraved piece of wood or plastic, and soft metals like brass and aluminum! The focus of this class will be operation of the machines and we will talk about the design software we use called VCarve Pro. This program will turn your design into GCode, or instructions that the CNC machine can understand. Attendees will learn the process of turning a design into GCode, and if time permits everyone…

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Intro to Welding for Teens

March 3 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$75.00

*** This is our standard Intro to Welding class, but geared specifically for teens and youngsters!  A great way to learn AND have fun in an exciting setting, outside of the classroom! *** Prticipants will gain experience in the metal shop working with the MIG welder, along with supporting tools like band saws, chop saws, angle grinders, and more. Participants will learn important safety precautions about the metal shop, and will leave the class officially authorized to use the metalworking facilities at PCMS. In…

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Women’s Workshop – Intro to Welding – March

March 10 @ 1:00 PM - 5:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$75.00 - $95.00

*** This woman-only workshop is the same as our standard Intro to MIG Welding class, but with an extra "Welcome!" to female attendees.  Women, men, children, and persons of all kinds are, of course, welcome to any and all of the classes we offer at Port City Makerspace - this class is offered to provide a more welcoming environment in what can otherwise be a male-dominated workspace. *** In this class participants will gain experience in the metal shop working with the MIG…

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Laser Cutter Training

March 16 @ 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$50.00 - $60.00

Learn how to use the coolest prototyping and customizing tool: the Laser Cutter! In this class we will cover the operation of our 30 watt CO2 laser cutter and how to design and prepare files for cutting. Our software is VCarve Pro for preparing designs for cutting, which you can download a trial of on their website here to try and get a feel for it. We will make a beginner project, name placards out of 1/4″ plywood. These are the…

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Bag it! Make a tote from anything

March 17 @ 10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$60.00 - $80.00

This class will cover how to make a tote bag from a piece of clothing, table cloths, old fabric, curtains, denim, and beyond!  The agenda for the class will be as follows: Introductions, overview, planning Getting started - consider your item and how it could become a bag, what type of bag? Do you have enough material? How to thread a sewing machine Using patterns Lay out your tote, cut it, pin the sides together, get ready to sew it, plan…

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Intro to Welding – MIG – March

March 24 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$75.00 - $95.00

In this class participants will gain experience in the metal shop working with the MIG welder, along with supporting tools like the drill press, vertical, horizontal and portable band saws, angle grinders, and more. Participants will learn important safety precautions about the metal shop, and will leave the class officially cleared to use the metalworking facilities at PCMS. This class is intended for those with little to no experience in the metal shop. Individuals with no metal shop experience are encouraged…

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Intro to Wood Shop

March 27 @ 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$60.00 - $80.00

Get the basics on how to use the tools in our Wood Shop in this introductory class! Work on a simple project and pick up the necessary skills to work with our equipment safely. Attendees will build a cheeseboard that they will go home with! Tools gone over in this class: Table Saw Miter Saw Planer Belt and Disc Sander Finish Nailers Drill Press Required gear: All clothing should be non-synthetic (cotton or canvas is recommended), Long pants, long or short sleeve…

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Auto Lift Safety Checkout

March 30 @ 12:00 PM - 12:30 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$20.00

To use our Auto Lift, members must go through a safety check out on it. This is one of our most dangerous tools in that if is used improperly can kill you. We want to make sure people are aware of that and acknowledge that the user needs to do their duty in ensuring safe usage of this equipment. There is a fee to go through this check out, which will go directly towards the Auto Shop’s budget. If for…

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Intro to Machine Embroidery

March 30 @ 1:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$35.00 - $45.00

Want to add a logo or your name to a backpack or messenger bag? Want a personalized iron-­on patch? Learn how to use the Brother PR620 six needle embroidery machine with Tim Watts. Learn how to put logos on shirts, monogram some towels, make patches, personalize a bag, make a custom hat, or add a special touch to your favorite jacket. We should have time for everyone to make 1­-2 items depending on how many participants we have and the…

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April 2019

Open House

April 7 @ 12:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
Free

Learn about the makerspace and what our members do at this Open House event. Get a tour of the facility and see what membership has to offer! See the equipment and space that members have access to! See the projects that people have made, from furniture to motorcycles to robots to 3D printers! Learn what resources are available as a member of the makerspace (guides, plans, books, perks, and more)! Find ways to get involved in the community, support the cause, and keep up…

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Beginner Bike Maintenance

April 27 @ 11:00 AM - 3:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$15.00 - $30.00

Learn some basic bike maintenanace and talk about your bike issues with an expert! This class will cover a number of different things to help keep your bike in top shape. Topics: – basic advice on decreasing and lubing – how to assess worn parts to replace – brake adjustment – derailleur adjustment – bearing assessment and adjustment, hub, BB, headset – flat repair – wheel trueing (in frame) – list of online resources Instructor: Rob Lusignan Kids and families…

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Intro to Welding – MIG – April

April 28 @ 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$75.00 - $95.00

In this class participants will gain experience in the metal shop working with the MIG welder, along with supporting tools like the drill press, vertical, horizontal and portable band saws, angle grinders, and more. Participants will learn important safety precautions about the metal shop, and will leave the class officially cleared to use the metalworking facilities at PCMS. This class is intended for those with little to no experience in the metal shop. Individuals with no metal shop experience are encouraged…

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