Tool Loan Program

Tool Loan Program

We are pleased to announce the launching of a new Tool Loan Program, immediately available to all members. You can take home the shop’s tools to keep making and working on projects!

The program will have the available tools through this program listed on a web platform called myTurn.

Click this link to see the list of tools! – portcitymakerspace.myturn.com

See more details in this announcement: https://mailchi.mp/6e255ecf83ec/covid-19-precautions-at-port-city-makerspace-2610762

Shaker Box Classes

Shaker Box Classes

Following the classic, time tested process you will assemble two of these boxes of using reproductions of the patterns and molds originally used by the Shakers.

Great for holiday gifts and storing your own stuff around the house!

See upcoming Shaker Box classes here on our calendar.

COVID Updates

12/17/2021: Covid Updates – mask policy, contact tracing

In keeping with state and federal guidance for areas of “high transmission”, we are updating our mask policy to the following:

“Mask Policy – According to CDC guidance, everyone should wear a mask indoors, regardless of vaccination status, in areas of high transmission. As of 12/11/2021, our area is categorized as “high transmission,” and we require members to wear masks indoors.”

In addition, we have still maintained certain policies related to COVID, as written in our COVID Rules for Members. While we haven’t been reminding members of this regularly, these rules have still remained in place. We ask that you read through these rules again to make sure you are following them. Below are a few that are crucial that we want to remind you of:

2. All members and visitors of the space must use our Time Reservation tool on the website to record their visits. Reservations can be made at: https://www.portcitymakerspace.com/reserve-time/

12. Report symptoms or confirmed cases IMMEDIATELY to ContactTracing@portcitymakerspace.com if you have been in the space in the past 2 weeks.

14. Please swipe your RFID tag when entering and leaving. This will help keep track of who was at the space for the purposes of contact management.

Source: CDC.gov website.

Prospective members: sign up for a Member Orientation here. (required before using the facilities)

For members: please read the COVID Rules for Members here.

You can also read the whole set of COVID policies here.

Use the Time Reserve pages here.

Want to borrow a tool? Our Tool Loan Program is here.


Portsmouth Halloween Parade

Portsmouth Halloween Parade.We are pleased to announce another successful collaboration with the Portsmouth Halloween Parade. Port City Makerspace once again provided the music for the grand marshal and crew to dance their way along at the front of the parade. It was also our pleasure to host two costume making events this year in collaboration with the Portsmouth Halloween Parade.








Harvest Fest On Saturday the 23rd of November

Portsmouth’s West End is the frontier of the Portsmouth scene. Come celebrate with the key players who keep the area wierd at the second anual West End Harvest Festval. Besides Port City Makerspace you can expect a showing fromToboggon, Farmhack, seacoast robotics,Port City Peds, and more!

See demonstrations on activities in all of our shops plus special demonstrations from our partners and members.

Fall Harvest is about making things to get you through the long New England winter, so what better place to have a harvest festival than Port City Makerspace? Come join us in the celebration of cultural ingenuity and regional craft as we make apple cider in our hand crank press and celebrate the traditions of the fall season. This event is free and open to everybody. Food and Drink will be available for sale. Saturday November 23rd 4-8pm