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http://www.portcitymakerspace.com

January 2019

Wood Shop Safety Checkout

January 23 @ 4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
Port City Makerspace, 68 Morning Street
Portsmouth, NH 03801 United States
$17.31

Are you interested in joining the Makerspace to use our Wood Shop? New members are required to go through this safety checkout to get access to the power tools in the wood shop. If you do not have prior experience with wood shop tools, we require you to take the Intro to Wood Shop class, or work out training with one of our experienced members. Prospective members are encouraged to attend a safety checkout before joining to get approved to…

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Laser Cutter Training

January 26 @ 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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Intro to Wood Shop

January 30 @ 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 project 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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February 2019

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 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

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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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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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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